"We tend to perceive difficulty as disturbance. Ironically, difficulty can be a great friend of creativity... I love the lines from Paul Valery: this is a completely different way of considering the awkward, the uneven, and the difficult. Deep within us, there is a terrible impulse and drive toward perfection. We want everything flattened into one shape. We do not like unexpected shapes... The imagination in its loyalty to possibility often takes the curved path rather than the linear way. Such risk and openness inherit the harvest of creativity, beauty and spirit." from Anam Cara by, John O'Donohue
GETTING OUT OF THE WAY easier said than done. It requires an un-selfconsciousness. Echoes and ripples From the deeper questions fade into a wider field of potential.
"From an ancient text on Centering - wherever your attention alights, at this very point experience."... We grow and change and develop capacities for centering and for dialogue throughout our lives. We have to trust the invisible gauges we carry within - to realize that a creative being lives within, whether we like it or not, and that we must get out of its way, for it will give us no peace until we do."
Excerpts from Centering by, M.C.Richards