ICAD, Week 2

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ICAD Card, Day 8/61

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance

I am enjoying the process of compiling quotations and excerpts from the books in my current stack to add to my ICAD 2015 collection! These are the cards from Week 2. This is my fifth summer to participate in the Index-Card-a-Day Challenge, aka ICAD.
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work + enough

message written on her handAs long as we are focused on another, we do not have our own full attention. As long as we are focused obsessively on the outer trappings of someone else’s financial success, we are comparing our insides to their outsides — and that is never far. Jealousy will always block our own prosperity — spiritual as well as financial. -Julia Cameron, The Prosperous Heart

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work + appointments

in processLife is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. -Gilda Radner

There is much ambiguity currently mingled with my dailies; I am transitioning into new endeavors, releasing and tearing away what is no longer mine to carry and invest. Continue reading

work + setting aside doubts

work[regarding the various doubts of being an artist … ] Making the work you want to make means setting aside these doubts so that you may see clearly what you have done, and thereby see where to go next. Making the work you want to make means finding nourishment with the work itself. -Art & Fear, David Bayles and Ted Orland
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