May 28, 2012

The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning | Brain Pickings
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Written by : Pat Novak| 0 | Personal Dev.

by Maria Popova

 

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.” The poet John Keats once described the ideal state of the psyche as negative capability – the ability “of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts without any irritable reaching after fact & reason.

 

“We are not ‘everything,’ but neither are we ‘nothing.’ Spirituality is discovered in that space between paradox’s extremes, for there we confront our helplessness and powerlessness, our woundedness. In seeking to understand our limitations, we seek not only an easing of our pain but an understanding of what it means to hurt and what it means to be healed…”

 

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Pat Novak

Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years.I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.
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