Daily thoughts and reflections. Every garden requires water daily.
I have an attraction to the monk lifestyle. Or perhaps I have an attraction to extreme lifestyles. You may not guess that by looking at me. I watch Netflix and football. Listen to Spotify and podcasts. But deep down – I am envious of Navy Seals and Monks. People with discipline. A monk is someone … Continue reading Monk Hours
Austin Kleon wrote in his book “Steal Like an Artist”, “You don’t want to look like your heroes, you want to see like your heroes”. Kleon’s heroes here are artists and writers – but I thought instead of Superheroes. In modern times, it feels like “normal every day people heroes” (as opposed to Superheroes) are a … Continue reading Seeing Like Your Heroes
I have been thinking about a quote from Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig, “Truth won, the Good lost, and that is why today we have so little difficulty accepting the reality of truth and so much difficulty accepting the reality of Quality, even though there is no more agreement in … Continue reading Truth v. Quality
Who do you follow? On instagram, on twitter, in real life? Is this something you think about? They say when you are ready – a teacher will appear. I thought I was ready for a long time without running in Mr. Miagi. I have come to learn that everyone can teach you something. Everyone has … Continue reading Who do you follow?