As hard-wired achievement-bots, many of us subscribe to systems of success that actually become blockages to our instincts. Structures, programs, regimes, all disciplines and theories should be used to support your freedom and independent thinking, but many serve to stifle our truth…
Month: June 2009
Principles can wreak havoc in your life. The way is light and fluid for the man with no preferences. – Lao Tzu
If I’d paid $500 bucks for that phone call, I would have got my money’s worth in the first five minutes.
Anyone can be an idealist. Anyone can be a cynic. The hard part lies somewhere in the middle. That is being human.
Work with people who are smarter or more accomplished than you. In the last month or so I’ve advised a mega-website/magazine that has the #1 community forum on the world wide web, a super savvy duo who are #1 in their industry and have one of the finest business plans I’ve seen; and a kick-ass forum of some of the most savvy marketers, motivators, and communicators in action…
“Her Morning Elegance” – from the album “The Opposite Side of the Sea”, written and produced by Oren Lavie. © 2009 A Quarter Past Wonderful.
“So… what changed?” I asked her. “You two were barely speaking at one point.” “We just decided to get over it,” she shrugged. “You know, just let it go. So we did.”
Georgia O’Keefe’s austerity is divine. I also happen to like Geishas, monks and a lot of what Donna Karan does that is NOT black.
I traveled a lot of miles, with a bag full of Big Questions to bring to the sanctuary of the Christ in The Desert Monastery. Me, in my well-abused rental car and straw hat, ready for a cosmic breakthrough, I wanted some divine answers, dammit. I hoped to hear something omniscient and awe-inspiring by the cemetery overlook, or to find an eagle feather on my canyon hike. Maybe a coyote or a monk would cross my path just when I asked my heart-bleeding question and that would be my Big Sign…
Our hearts are the altars. Our days, when lived awake, are another chance to know the joys of what matters most.