“You all know,” said the Guide, “that security is mortals’ greatest enemy.” –C.S. Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress
Being “settled” is a very seductive aim.
Refusing to settle can be…well, unsettling.
Courage vs. complacency: there’s the rub.
“Nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” –Jon Krakauer