Tuesday, August 7, 2007


i'm reading a self-help book on inspiration. at times, it feels hokey, but i often need to read stuff like this. it helps. last night, i came upon a passage the author had quoted from a book that takes the same title as my past 2-3 conference papers (my titles, all variations on a theme).

it may seem spacy to admit that i see this as some kind of confirmation, but i do. clearly, my mind agreed; last night, i had a dream in which David Lynch appeared to validate my ideas about inspiration (i had recently been reading his book on meditation, which speaks of inspiration and how we can get in touch with it). i woke feeling happy.


chris said...

aren't you going to share the passage?
i like to be inspired, too!

bonnie lenore kyburz said...

the groovy answer would be: "if you want to be inspired . . . [then, something pithy like] . . . so shall you be."

but the "real" answer? the passage is about finding the things you seek right in front of you (and often missing them). it's from Sri Swami Satchidananda, in the book, _Beyond Words_.

chris said...

the groovy answer was pretty cool. i'll go with that for tonight.

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