Great post and thoughts on walking through the impossible with HIM. Phillipe Petit became a personal hero of mine, not because I admire him for what he’d accomplished, but because for him it was cheating the impossible and act of creativity. He never saw what he did as stunts or daring, but creating something that never existed. Yes, my walk is with God and it dares to walk through the impossible.
“‘Why?’ That is the question people ask me most. Porquoi? Why? For what? Why do you walk on the wire? Why do you tempt fate? Why do you risk death? But, I don’t think of it this way. I never even say this word, death. La mort. Yes okay, I said it once, or maybe three times, just now… But watch, I *will* not say it again. Instead, I use the opposite word. Life. For me, to walk on the wire,thisis life. C’est la vie.” — Philippe Petit
There’s such a glorious tension in living life on the wire. It’s not meant for the faint of heart. Or mind. Or body. Stumbling upon Philippe Petit’s insane story about his passion for wire-walking really got my gears turning. Why would a man from Paris dream up a walk across the void between the New York Twin Towers? (What!?…
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