Posts Tagged ‘looking’

What Gets In The Way?

There were 36 hours this week when my normally plucky self completely derailed. You know, the equivalent of a dozen bad hair days slamming into you all at once.

Thank goodness, when that happens, I have a coach. A smart and compassionate one who doesn’t let me get away with much.

Her first question, when I confessed I’d woken up feeling like a failure, was: When did that start?

Well, of course, the part of me that preferred wallowing to working drew a blank.

I woke up that way, so hey, did it start in my sleep? (heading down dark paths of the psyche brings out my cheeky side)

What followed was a volley of questions (hers) and non-answers (mine). My coach is remarkably patient, or tenacious, depending on how “oh,-I’m-not-feeling-resistant” resistant I’m being.

I still don’t remember the exact moment I gave myself permission to…

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Where I’m Looking, What I’m Seeing

I haven’t painted in a couple of weeks, but now I’m feeling the warm instinct returning.

Through the hand and eye, I’m measuring the world in a glance.

Lori Wolfson - Noah's Abstract

Lori Wolfson - Noah's Abstract

I herd my thoughts.

I attend to mind.

I wonder how to

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