Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Food for thought (today.)
Not much interests me (these days) in the way of writing or thought. But this did.
"They get bogged down in satisfying others’ often divergent criteria rather than enjoying the process and looking inside themselves for answers. Giving them space to reflect on their project and its meaning for them rekindles their self-belief and often reveals possibilities to them; ideas can surface that enable them to produce work that surprises themselves. Often too, the difference between a seemingly ordinary work and an extraordinary work is a small sideways step. ...Recognising that can only happen when people are able to tap into their ~own~ deep resources (1)."
I think that this (quote) refers
to all of life...
Why is it so darn easy...to forget who we are?
I must remember
Thought I'd share~this thought.
I found it helpful and enlightening.
I think oftentimes
(particularly if you are
'raised' to color in between
the lines~ like I was...)
that the small sidestep
(the author is referring to)
is often mistaken for a misstep.
But its really not.
What are your thoughts (on this?)
And thanks for dropping by.
[(punctuation and italics mine;)...
(1) Quote by David McGrail; " David
is a designer 'with a passion for
calligraphy’ (his words exactly),"
living and working in Dublin, Ireland;
referring to his students at Dun
Laoghaire College of Art; taken
from an interview published