my art

my art
poetry
of people

:- Doug.

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Play prays

Play prays.

:- Doug.

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Wisdom the mirror image

Wisdom is perhaps the mirror image of knowledge: a recognition of how much we don’t know.

:- Doug.

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Edge of a big bubble

We see through the edge of a big bubble.

:- Doug.

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Seeing we see not?

Are we seeing we see not?

:- Doug.

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Edge of our not-seeing

Can we see to the edge of our not-seeing?

:- Doug.

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Edge of our seeing

The edge of our seeing is not seeing.

:- Doug.

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How much we don’t

How much we don’t see.

:- Doug.

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The start of seeing

The start of seeing is to see one sees not.

:- Doug.

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More than you can see

There is more than you can see
This is the seeing
For today

:- Doug.

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“The problem of aging”

A writer writes of “the problem of aging.” Better to regard it as a miracle from which to learn.

:- Doug.

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Maybe in 300 years

There is more here than we can grasp. Maybe in 300 years our descendants will have become ascendant—will start to frame some good questions. We can hope. We can also work: to acquire for our species a little awareness. Seeing means first seeing there are things we don’t see.

:- Doug.

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Your granddaughter at 60?

What would well serve your granddaughter at age 60?

:- Doug.

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Ask questions of your growth

Ask questions of your growth.

:- Doug.

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Only lean toward

We cannot make the world we want, only lean toward.

:- Doug.

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Footprints in the Windsm # 1788–father tickling

Footprints in the Windsm # 1788

We do not search for G-d, or do not have to, for G-d is with us. Emmanuel. We grow in G-d. In doing that, we grow G-d in some way. G-d is not some perfect schoolteacher using whip and carrot to get us to become still more dependent children; rather G-d is more a father, tickling us off his lap to go be our best selves, to grow us larger, to grow us to be more adult, more creative, more of who we are. In doing so, G-d is delighted, and grows better than a human father whose chest is puffed up over the things his children do. G-d actually grows as we grow.


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Growing toward?

What do you want to be growing toward, For the Grandchildren?

:- Doug.

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What kind of world?

What kind of world is ideal For the Grandchildren? What kind of world will the Grandchildren create? How might we develop toward such a world?

:- Doug.

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Why live so long?

Why live so long if not For the Grandchildren?

:- Doug.

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Only everything

Only everything is good.

:- Doug.

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What’s growing?

If you can figure out what’s growing in you, you can start to pick out what’s growing in the grandchildren.

:- Doug.

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Honor their insights

Don’t just honor your insights—honor the grandchildren’s too.

:- Doug.

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What good is growing?

If we want growth For the Grandchildren, we must point out to them what is growing that is good.

:- Doug.

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