Don’t Turn Down This Invitation!

Illustration of The Morning Invitation inspired by Bob Goff in Love Does
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“There is only one invitation it would kill me to refuse, yet I’m tempted to turn it down all the time. I get the invitation every morning when I wake up to actually live a life of complete engagement, a life of whimsy, a life where love does.

It doesn’t come in an envelope. It’s ushered in by a sunrise, the sound of a bird or the smell of coffee drifting lazily from the kitchen. It’s the invitation to actually live. To fully participate in this life for one more day.

Nobody turns down an invitation to the white house, but I’ve seen plenty of people turn down an invitation to fully live.”

Bob Goff in Love Does

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