Monthly Archives: October 2013
Friends– Here is an article that might help a bit: http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/01/news/sibling-parent-care.moneymag/ :- Doug.
Take a look at the AP-NORC study just out about how far off we are from reality: http://www.apnorc.org/projects/Pages/long-term-care-perceptions-experiences-and-attitudes-among-americans-40-or-older.aspx :- Doug.
What questions do you bring? Your questions are more pregnant than any knowledge you could bring, for they can initiate an exploration and maybe that is wisdom. :- Doug.
Here are some wisdom questions you might ask yourself, your friends: What is wisdom? Help me find my wisdom. How would I take into the world a task like Fostering conversations that matter? :- Doug.
Where in your body does wisdom reside? Is it in your brain—what you know, what you’ve experienced? Or perhaps in your feet? It might be if you dance. Or in your voice or mouth or breath if you sing. In … Continue reading
What is my wisdom? Maybe there is another way to look at it, a different question. Maybe wisdom is not a thing, especially not to possess. Maybe it is a way of being, a movement through us, with us, some … Continue reading
Wisdom = Dream :- Doug.
What is the nature of wisdom? Is it a thing? Static? How does wisdom act? Is it able to grow? :- Doug.
What have you pondered and what insights from the last two days? :- Doug.
Who could benefit from your wisdom? :- Doug.
This wisdom thing is at the edge of things because we are creating something new. Wisdom is not a thing to be described and used: more it is a wind blowing through us, urging us on, going on without us, … Continue reading
We are at the edge of things because wisdom itself takes us to the edge of things so wisdom may be renewed. We feel like we are reaching out, feeling our way blindly, simply because we are. We are at … Continue reading
We cannot, dare not, restrict wisdom to a thing, reify it, hold it up for people to see. Indeed it is not wise to do so. Wisdom has to keep transforming, keep drawing its people to throw out the old … Continue reading
Wisdom is not some lump on a shelf. Make no mistake: it rolls up its sleeves, it works, it creates. :- Doug.
So when you take a piece of paper and write your issue or opportunity, consider the long view before you write. You may not change a single word, but your thoughts of what is profound or sacred will infuse others. … Continue reading
What is the story of human wisdom we want to tell? What the story of South Bend wisdom? Of your family’s wisdom? Of yours? Is it a good thing or evil? Is it large, small or nonexistent? Ever? :- Doug.
What in the world matters to you, now? :- Doug.