• Joined: August 2010

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THERE ARE NO RULES

A rule can be useful as a guide, a standard, for a beginner. / But later on, you discover that there ARE no rules. / I believe that it’s characteristic of good artists to bend the rules quite often – to push boundaries and “stretch” present reality in order to create new realities, new levels of vision. / That’s how we grow. / In the mainstream, rules are for people…
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RASCAL FLATTS SONG: “I MISS MAYBERRY”

The lyrics go: “I miss Mayberry … where everything is black and white.” When you think about it, living in a small town where everything you do is judged completely right or completely wrong is too predestining, too encasing, way too harsh and judgmental. There’s not much dimension, room for error, individuality, thought, depth. Everything is LABELS/GUILT – not the multi-faceted, many-em…
Posted about 2 years – Leave a comment

JOEL OSTEEN THIS SUNDAY

Sunday morning, Joel had good words: He said, “Don’t stay where you are tolerated – stay where you are celebrated. Don’t try to win people over/do everything you can (because either they accept you as a person – or they don’t, no matter what you do – it’s not something you have to earn). “Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and move forward. You don’t nee…
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KUNG FU AND WRITING

Jim and I watched The Karate Kid on Saturday, and Jackie Chan’s great words were, “Kung Fu is life – in the martial arts … and how you treat people. Kung Fu is ‘balance’.” In this I saw a great line: compare Kung Fu to writing or repairing clocks – Each person, through their life experiences, finds their own unique way to find the truth. The same can be said here for mastery…
Posted about 2 years – Leave a comment