Whether they leak-in, get noted, cause a stir or are grabbed by an eager fist has a lot more to do with our mindset, our state of mind and our awaked-ness than it does the quality of the idea …
Have you ever tried to grab let alone retain an idea when you are exhausted, tired, in pain or distracted by the trauma-du-jour you encounter?
In idea is far more powerful than any of us.
I didn’t write about Martin Luther King day yesterday – it seemed inappropriate, given who I am and where I live – familiar with the issues but having not lived with them other than via the TV screen.
I was wondering – as he sat in a jail cell, not unlike Ghandi’s experience or the Mandela’s experience – if it was from pain and persecution that his best ideas grew?
Or from solitude?
Throughout history so many great minds – imprisoned, persecuted and often executed for their beliefs. Or assassinated. Only, in the passage of time, was their brilliance and their greatness recognized for their impact on mankind.
Today’s writing – a perfect summation of one’s day in such well chosen words, LG, Toronto, ON
I opt for the outcome role in our attitudes...Have you ever noticed that if you approach a situation/experience with a positive attitude you get a positive outcome? That's enough for me, my friend... GW, Bon Wier, Tx.