Friday, October 21, 2011

Never miss a good chance to shut up. (Will Rogers)

At first thought, this quote seems to refer to conversation between individuals.

But what if we thought about its meaning in a different way?

Don't we also need to "shut up" and listen to ourselves?

REMBRANDT - The Mennonite Minister Cornelis Claesz. Anslo
 in Conversation with his Wife, Aaltje (detail) - 1641 
Oil on canvas

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Daily Motivation

Albrecht Durer -  Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman
   1505  -   Oil on elm panel, 32.5 x 24.5 cm

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that's why we recommend it daily. (Zig Ziglar)

What can you come up with as a daily motivator?

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Hidden Treasures

 Annibale Fontana   Lidded Goblet
   before 1569  
Rock crystal, enamelled gold setting  
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The human heart has hidden treasures, / In secret kept, in silence sealed; / The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, / Whose charms were broken if revealed.
(Charlotte Bronte)

What "treasures" are you hiding, and why?

Can you express any of these treasures through art, music, writing?

October Newsletter

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