Einstein famously said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” That’s a great quote, so why don’t we have schools of the imagination rather than schools where we learn [ Read more … ]
Imagination allows us to break through habitual ways of perception and patterns of behavior. It lets us see the world as if it could be otherwise. Our imaginations offer us space. When you open your imagination–when you see beyond what you currently know–that feeling of spaciousness will feed you. Your world is now bigger. You [ Read more … ]
When I was 26, I was involved in a head-on collision on a rural highway in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I was flown by air ambulance to the Mayo clinic in Minnesota. I had fractured T-12 and displaced my spinal chord by 40 degrees. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic gave me less than [ Read more … ]
Just finished reading Patti Smith’s book Just Kids. It’s been on my shelf for awhile and I’m so glad I finally got to it. The book is very inspiring… she’s a great writer and has had a fascinating life. Her relationship with Mapplethorpe was instructive about how we can truly create space for one another [ Read more … ]
It lives in a place that’s beyond social conditioning.