Sometimes we color outside the lines.
And it can be really scary.
To go where no crayon has gone before.
Sometimes you create a beautiful piece of abstract art that feeds civilization for centuries to come.
Sometimes you make a really big mess--
when you don't play by the rules.
Sometimes you do both.
This much I know is true:
People want you to succeed, especially when you decide to draw outside the box.
Because as we live through each other
With each other
We are are also living for each other
And every success, is every one's success.
And every failure, is all our failures.
Your Life Affirming Green Gift Idea:
Sparkly hand designed Gems
David Phillips creates beautiful one of kind gem jewelery that come with their own name and birth certificate.
He says they are interdimensional doorways disguised as gems.
I just know that I really like them.
Wondering what is happening here? You just found yourself in Day 6 of my Advent Holiday Newsletter where I deliver one life affirming green gift idea, one golden nugget, and one idea for how to bring more story into your life almost every day until the end of the year. Don't worry~ I'll return to sending out newsletters about once every month or so in 2017! If you want to catch up on the other green gift ideas and golden nuggets go here.
Your Golden Nugget for the Day:
You can listen to the dharma talks given at the Buddhist retreat center Spirit Rock for free on the web or via an app on your phone. Talks from Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, morning meditations and more. Just this morning at 3:30am I decided to listen to one when I couldn't sleep.
How To Bring More Story Into Your Life
Enjoy listening to this audio recording of the short story, When We Were Gods.
You can listen from my website and look at all the other pretty things while there, or go straight to soundcloud.
Your Fab Quote of The Day:
"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death." ~Robert Fulghum
Until we meet again,
PS: If you have an idea for a life affirming green gift idea or golden nugget... do tell!
PPS: The top image is called, village of soul from www.morningaltars.com