Open/Close: Tàiyáng 太陽 (Great Yang) We are...
… In the phenomenology of mythology and religion two factors are to be...– Close: Of Shamans Joseph Campbell. Shamanism. Primitive Mythology. (via seeyoulateraggregator)
Close: "Sitting During the Billy Collins Q&A"
Often I catch myself asking how not to answer questions you haven’t even asked yet “Yet” is the cruelest promise I make to myself because first I pretend it doesn’t mean “maybe” and then I hang a future from it that’s like tying the sagging porch to the awning So I envy the college boy up at the mic to pose Billy Collins a question He quivers...
To Be Closed
70. My words are very easy to understand very easy to put into practice No one under heaven can understand no one can practice Words have ancestry. Actions have masters. Truly, not knowing this is not knowing me Rare, the ones who know me. So I am valued. Therefore the sage wears rough clothes and conceals jade within. -Laozi, Tao Te Ching
To Be Open
It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in those days, such a humorless little prig. Lightly, lightly - it’s the best advice ever given to me. When it comes to dying even....
Memories can be hidden, faded, muddied, fogged, and even forgotten…but never erased. Sometimes, in order to move forward, a memory needs to simply have the colours removed. Jonathan Turingan, February 29th 2012 http://www.jonathanvturingan.com/My_Canvas/Sketchbook/Entries/2012/2/29_My_Re-Self-Portrait.html