Our lives improve only when we take chances — and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. -Walter Anderson
Honesty can be a bit of a sparkly dare. The facts are typically “known” [painfully obvious] and yet the details feel risky and cue overwhelm. Artful meditations and honoring our personal cycles assists with this.
Getting more information is learning, and so is coming to understand what you did not understand before. -Mortimer J. Adler
A creative journal-planning process is not as much about planning as it is about allowing time and space to abide gently with the feelings and thoughts of the day as an act of self-compassion.
The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, On Life After Death
Braveheart, there are times when our own opinions about our-self need to be vetted by the facts. Like the fact that the days of our lives are the proverbial pages of our life stories.
♫♫ Hey you with the pretty face / Welcome to the human race –ELO
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self. -Albert Einstein
I want “the wanting” not of self, but Spirit — to listen and discern my desires and longings — and to embark on idea adventures and expeditions. Continue reading