As we were working the exercise, I began to ponder about the ever-popular process of intending and why plans sometimes fail to come to fruition, leading to disappointment. I contemplated that there is much more to it and that it is more complex than we realize. As I pondered, a picture of a “Y” appeared in my mind’s eye, along with Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.”
Our inner child is that part of us that is deeply entrenched within and holds tight to our innocent, child-like nature. It is the part of us that never seems to age, despite how many times we turn the calendar page.