Achieving the impossible.

January 01, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

“To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.” 
― Tom RobbinsJitterbug Perfume

The hardest thing to learn is something you think you already know.  Krishnamurti called this "the tyranny of the known" and many of the world's greatest thinkers have expressed similar sentiments.  The past, if unchecked, puts you in a hole that leaves you looking from the inside out, your horizon limited to what you can see from down there, your options defined by the lowest common denominator of the known. 

So, as you leave the old year behind, remember that where you stand depends on where you sit.  Turn the past on its head, use it as a scaffold that lifts you out of that hole and onto the mountain that is the memory you share with the Universe.  From there you can see horizons and adventures previously unimagined.

Who's to say you can't make a magical image from a battered dog bowl and windblown table on your back-stoep?

 

Still Life with Dog Bowl.Still Life with Dog Bowl.


Comments

No comments posted.
Loading...
Subscribe
RSS
Archive
January February March April May June July August (2) September October November December
January (1) February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December