I just don’t know

If everything we believe turned out to be “true” exactly the way we have it neatly worked out, life would just stop.

Its the possibility of other options that keeps things moving, like gears within gears. All those other viewpoints are like tent poles holding the tent up; they give us all room to manoeuver inside the vast space we co-create.

Think about it, if we were right on every point, everything would become static like a forest of dead trees. All the unseen possibilities would dissolve away. Implosion would occur.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIts the ability to hold a space for “other”, to change your mind or your direction, to learn something new, to be shown you were mistaken, to be surprised and to experience the thrill of mystery (and allow it to remain thus…) that makes life what it is; a vast unending sea of potential out of which all evolution arises.

That includes the necessity of having to surrender and admit, from time to time, that “I really don’t know, in fact I don’t have a clue, I’m confused”. Out of this so often springs that elusive next layer of experience without any effort at all.

Like most people, I’m always trying to nail things down or to capture the butterfly;  in fact, our whole culture is built upon this compunction. Increasingly, I’m prepared to notice the butterfly pass by and “let it be”; to let vibrant new concepts pass through like wisps of radiant cloud in the sunset, appreciating them without having to engage my thoughts.

About Helen White

Helen White is a full-time professional artist (painting moments of everyday radiance in oil on canvas), a photographer, product designer and published writer with several blogs, on various topics, to her name. Light on Art is her art-related blog sharing recent artworks and inspiration.Living Your Whole Life is a health and lifestyle blog sharing all the many highlights of learning how to transform your health and wellbeing (spiralling out of ten years recovering from fibromyalgia). Spinning the Light is a very broad-based platform of self-discovery where she explores the everyday alchemy that is available to all beings just as soon as they open up to life's fullest potential.Helen White Photography is a portal for sharing her Fine Art photographs which are available as Limited Edition prints.
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2 Responses to I just don’t know

  1. Yes! Perfection – in thought or in action has to lead to stagnation, so as much as I have to fight the perfectionism in me sometimes, I know that ultimately it’s not a good place to be.

  2. Pingback: The song that is most sweet in the dark | spinning the light

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