Karen Halvorsen Schreck
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Open eyes. Open hands. Open heart. Open mind.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
Jesus, and I would say hello, and then see what happens, listening and watching and using every other sense available to me as the moments passed.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. My greatest fear is that I will be overcome by fear.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. The way screens dominate our lives so that we can’t even look away when other people talk to us.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. I most regret my tendency toward self-consciousness. I wish I had earlier learned that it is all right, and in fact necessary, to take risks and make mistakes