Note to self.
“You can’t live a bunny life and write tiger poems” :: Bonnie Myotai Treace ::
Don’t be helpful.
“Don’t be helpful; be available.”–Robert Fripp (King Crimson guitarist and meditation practitioner) Sage advice. So often we are far too busy proffering advice and concocting opinion to just open a space, offer our presence, and gift our ear. When others need our help the trap is to make it all about us.
I recently came across this eloquent post from John Tarrant a meditation teacher who was born in Tasmania: “The first thing about really having your own creative life is not thinking you know what you are, not thinking what you are already thinking. This comes from making space, from not knowing, from playing. We are…