Arrogance, appreciation, Sherlock, myself and your pebble
If you have attended one of my Pebble webinars, you know that your pebble is your dominant desire that the world at large frowns at.
I have seen, on the calls, the desire to be significant, the desire to be different, the desire to belong, to be accepted, the desire to be untied, unburdened, allowed to be yourself, the desire to live on Easy Street, and the desire to do something that really matters.
There are more, but these are the desires that have been represented on the calls already. We have a lot more calls scheduled, so there is a chance that we’ll see a lot more.
The desire, when you look at it, is legitimate. You may have the same desire. Unfortunately to you, your dominant desire was not honored as valid, not honored as legitimate by your parents, your siblings, your teachers, your church, your peers.
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I woke up with a start. OMG… The switch… or the pebble… or whatever I called it!
The invisible dynamics is a system. It is like a machine. A complex machine… It takes in life as it could be, and it spits out your life as it is, having sucked all the juice out of it. Really.
That is the machine. Continue reading “Itch, pebble in your shoe… two more invisible dynamics”
I just spent almost four whole days and whole nights in bed, in and out of sleep.
It was new to me to think of myself first, and of “duty” second.
But I have learned, the hard way, that if I don’t take care of myself, I may be dead sooner than I’d like.
Actually it wasn’t hard to stay in bed. This was for me like a vacation… I vacated my mind… Trial death… Nice.
Until last night… that is… when my mind kicked in and instead of letting me sleep, I was writing articles in my head. Continue reading “Musings”
Some of my students pondered my article from yesterday and asked themselves: why am I not reading?
One found something that may be the reason billions of people don’t read: by the time they would get to reading, they are too tired. They are spent.
The priority they assign to reading is low.
Normal lives are full of stuff to do that some meme says: you must do. Take a shower every day, for example. Many people even wash their hair every day. Read the newspaper. Do your shopping when you need something. Drive your kid to activities.
Cut coupons. Check facebook, your email, chat, watch cat videos.
Continue reading “Rocks, pebbles, and sand… what is your life organized around?”