schilderwald

2-there-are-billions

‘We need to admit that speed can produce less than desirable results.’*

‘It is wonderful to behold a person who inhabits their own dignity.  The human body is its own language.’**

Is education a qualification to be procured?  Or may it be about developing imagination, creativity, and love?

We’re “built” to be open to and develop wisdom.  Only, we’ve believed those who have told us, “This is the only way to do it; this is what you must achieve.”

If we’re prepared to see that wisdom comes to us over a lifetime then we can become a source of wisdom for others.    There’re different kinds of education opening to us allowing us to connect locally and globally with all kinds of knowledge – exemplified by Seth Godin’s altMBA but which may look like something else completely.

Follow our curiosities and interests; read, connect with course, with others, and experiment a little and see what happens.

‘Our words and language shape our hopes and dreams for the future – and our dreams for the future shape how we act today.’^

“True wisdom consists in respecting the simple things we do, for they can take us where we need to go.”^^

We become makers of our own paths, our own learning, even our own language.  We must trust our ability to learn, to interact with our environment, to take a step as a result, for thoughts and language to form, for these to create our future and open up the future of another.

Schilderwald is a word specific to Germany meaning, “A street with so many roadsigns that you become lost.”^

We have a fresh opportunity to remove ourselves from the clutter of what we have been taught to think, to aspire to, and to walk the path that owns our name.

(*From Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber’s The Slow Professor.)
(**From John O’Donohue’s Eternal Echoes.)
(^From Meik Wiking’s The Little Book of Hygge.)
(^^Yad, a character in Paulo Coelho’s Aleph.)

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