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radical amazement

June 18, 2017

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Radical Amazement not only includes standing in awe and wonder of beauty, wisdom, grace, nature’s power, and the power of the human spirit. Radical Amazement also includes standing in awe and wonder of the depth of the darkness before me, within me, and the depth of the darkness as revealed in you by you; feeling […]

Chapter 21: MY SOURCE

June 3, 2017

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Everyday, I must ask myself, demand of myself: What is my Core? What is my Source? ”The best in art and life comes from a center – something urgent and powerful, an idea or emotion that insists on its being. From that insistence, a shape emerges and creates its structure out of passion. If you […]

Chapter 20: COMFORT & CONDITIONING

June 3, 2017

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“The lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral.” – Kahlil Gibran I see that, as a human being, I am the result of innumerable influences, social compulsions, religious impressions, and that if I try to find reality, truth, or God, that very search will be based on […]

Chapter 19: DIALOGUE

June 3, 2017

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“There is a quiet revolution in American society that is redefining community in a more fluid way. This quiet revolution shows a ballooning interest in topics such as personal mastery, dialogue, and flow. The power of attention and the experience of flow as described by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, have long been cultivated in the practice of […]

Chapter 18: The Power of the Margins

June 1, 2017

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“Change comes about at the margins. People in the center are not going to be the big change makers. You’ve got to put yourself at the margins and be willing to risk in order to make change. But more importantly, you have got to approach differences with this notion that there is good in the […]