The myth that success only comes to those who bounce out of bed at the crack of dawn is contrary to the rhythms of nature. Even spring doesn’t spring.
Culture conditions is to fear the void in the creative cycle, but when we resist the space of rest we also resist the flow that emerges from it.
It may seem like the most unproductive activity (or non-activity), but don’t underestimate the productive power of puttering.
The Autumn Equinox invites us to pause, take inventory, and restore balance in our lives.
Although we often compare ourselves to machines, human beings are not linear. Like all other organisms in nature, we operate on cyclical patterns. We must honor the rhythm of focus.
How I’ve come around in my understanding of spirals as the path to progress.
The rhythms of nature are often opposed to the rhythms of culture. At no time is this more obvious than this time of year.