Soul Musings/Day 9: Uncertain Territory
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso
If you have followed these posts for the last 9 days then you may wonder how I am feeling about posting daily on 3 blogs for 31 days. To tell you the truth I almost quit yesterday “thinking” it was just all too much to commit to.
Then I received a post today on creativity with the above quote as part of the content. A space opened up inside that shoved aside that part of me that was ready to “give it up”.
You see “giving up” would have shut down on what was yearning to express through me. The act of allowing this learning to unfold itself clearly provides vast territory for creativity to emerge.
Not knowing what will ask to be expressed from one day to the next is the uncertain journey that life asks of all of us. As Wendell Berry says, “ It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey.”
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Soul Musings is a 31-day practice for the month of December immersed in deep listening to what is emerging and unfolding day by day. Eight sentences with occasional resources to explore more deeply.
Each post, invited by Soul, allows the words to emerge unscathed from prior planning, editing, or censorship. Dwelling in uncertainty and dipping a toe into mystery this union of words is an attempt to resonate within an innate way of Being…. returning “home”.
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