"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Work, Rest And Play: The Practice Of Living


The practice of living mainly revolves around mundane, repetitive tasks, which seem to lack glamour or heroism. But perhaps it is in these simple acts that the potential for growth and awareness lies.



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“Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.”*


“We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.”*

*Martha Graham


2 responses

  1. Jolyon

    Perhaps on the same lines, Lao Tse said: “Do difficult things until they become easy” – which I like.

    August 14, 2010 at 2:25 am

  2. I always enjoy a visit here … the colors, the sights, the expressions.

    August 17, 2010 at 2:04 am

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