Unexpectedly, you find yourself on the foreboding frontiers of a pandemic. The threat of being hunted by an invisible predator never leaves you alone. It is disinterested in your needs, desires, or hopes. It does not care about you, your family, or your friends. Everyone is prey, a potential host, … [Read more...] about The Wisdom of Control
The culmination of a creative practice is the development of personal wisdom. Deep creative work constantly broadens and expands the experience of being alive. Against this backdrop of constant personal growth, we recognize that our time here is fleeting and fragile. The most we can hope for in life is to leave something valuable and practical in the hearts and minds of the loved ones and friends we must leave behind. Our body becomes compost for the earth, but the spirit of our presence can contribute to the lives of our loved ones that continue on without us.
Vulnerability is the essence of your presence in this world. You will not live forever. You forget that time is your most precious resource. You live as though the day is disposable. You wait until all those false contingencies are resolved. You inhabit a life that is not your own. You worry that … [Read more...] about Within Your Vulnerability is Wisdom