A Path Of Errors

“Honor thy error as a hidden intention.“—Brian Eno, Oblique Strategies When we do creative work, we will make a lot of mistakes along the way. At least that is how it will feel. Our projects will not always come out the way that we wanted. We will sometimes find it difficult to get our ideas…

The Impermanence Of Failure

The only reason we do not act more hastily on our dreams is because we are more afraid of failure than we are of our time running out. If we take action in the direction of our dreams, whether they be big or small, failure is certainly a possibility. In fact, on our way to…

Do Something Now For Your Future Self

Waste no opportunity to improve. When we feel like we are stuck, like there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and no one by our side to help us through, we should take a moment to reflect on all of the things we have always wanted to do for ourselves, but never had the…

Giving In Means Missing Out

Going along with that which is easy, may cause us to miss out on that which is right. Acquiescence is an act of negative ego and unhealthy self-denial. When we acquiesce, we give up and give in, often to some decision or some path that we do not agree with. Acquiescence means going with the…

The Moment To Act

Inspiration is inconvenient. Inspiration doesn’t wait until we are in front of a canvas, an instrument, a keyboard, or our training partner. It shows up when it shows up. We can set up conditions that give us more opportunity to receive inspiration and to act on it when it arises in us, but we cannot…