It’s in the Art….

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” –Vincent van Gogh Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” –Pablo Picasso I’ve come to understand the art in this town. My respect for it has grown over time. It is ubiquitous, you can’t escape from it. But the …

Love over fear…..

“Every human thought, word, or deed is based on fear or love. Fear is the energy which contracts, closes down, draws in, hides, hoards, harms. Love is the energy which expands, opens up, sends out, reveals, shares, heals. You have free choice about which of these to select.”Neal Donald Walsch The cure for all ills …

All boarded up…..

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen. Pliny the Elder …

The work continues……

. The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – W.B. Yeats “It’s not only for unanswered questions that we seek knowledge but also for the examination of unquestioned answers.” — Anodea Judith Life is an unanswered question, but let’s still believe in the dignity and importance of the …

Behind the scenes…..

“There is no shortcut for hard work that leads to effectiveness. You must stay disciplined because most of the work is behind the scenes.” ― Germany Kent Act as if the universe is a prodigious miracle created for your amusement and illumination. Assume that secret helpers are working behind the scenes to assist you in turning into …

It’s all in the framing……

I feel every shot, every camera move, every frame, and the way you frame something and the choice of lens, I see all those things are really important on every shot. Roger Deakins If you have a positive frame of mind, you can manifest positive things in your life. Alesha Dixon Rigid, the skeleton of …

transitions….

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr. You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. – Wayne Gretzky Change is situational. Transition, on the …

Winning when you lose…..

“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.”-Wilma Rudolph “Winning is not …

Get on the good foot….

It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there will be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from …

Unanswerable Questions….

Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions. Paulo Coelho Asking the proper …