I doubt about everything, even…

Doubt grows with knowledge.–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832) To know much is often the cause of doubting more.-Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592) To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.-Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 – 1935) Doubt everything. Find your own light.-Buddha (c. 5th century BCE) Doubt whom… Continue reading I doubt about everything, even…

Where doubt is, there truth is…

Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door. -Benjamin Jowett (1817 – 1893) Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.-Eric Sevareid (1912 - 1992) Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.-André Gide (1869 –… Continue reading Where doubt is, there truth is…

Creatively, it’s more like painting…

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone - it's possible. But creatively, it's more like painting: you can't just use the same colours in every painting. It's just not an option. You can't take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.-Ben Harper (b. 1969)… Continue reading Creatively, it’s more like painting…

A smile is the light in your window…

Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom.-Ram Dass (1931 – 2019) The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of… Continue reading A smile is the light in your window…

Life is meaningless unless you bring meaning to it…

Everything in this world has a hidden meaning.-Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 – 1957) It's in responsibility that most people find the meaning that sustains them through life. It's not in happiness. It's not in impulsive pleasure."-Jordan Peterson (b. 1962) Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless… Continue reading Life is meaningless unless you bring meaning to it…

A magnetic and strange thing, a creative force…

The best way to persuade people is with your ears - by listening to them.-Dean Rusk (1909 – 1994) Listening is being able to be changed by the other person.-Alan Alda (b. 1936) Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other… Continue reading A magnetic and strange thing, a creative force…

Facts can obscure truth…

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900 – 1944) Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.-Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed.… Continue reading Facts can obscure truth…

The courage to be vulnerable…

Daring greatly means the courage to be vulnerable. It means to show up and be seen. To ask for what you need. To talk about how you’re feeling. To have the hard conversations.-Brené Brown (b. 1965) P.S. As always, I’m offline for 25 hours for Shabbat, which runs from sunset every Friday to sunset on Saturday. I… Continue reading The courage to be vulnerable…