our craft, our story – as the expression of our uniqueness and what we inherently strive for as our fully-actualized self – can take a lifetime to realize….
what we want is not what we really want….
i’ve never been a confident man.
i’m sure there’s some elaborate formula that would shed light on the hows and whys: this gene, coupled with that circumstance, those parents, that culture, those schools, those books, that trauma, that success, these friends, those choices, those actions, and that value… multiplied by this belief and that evidence, equals this man?…
don’t pretend to be strong when you’re not. don’t pretend to be tough and resilient when you’re cracking under the pressure. don’t power through when you are anything but powerful….
whatever you’re developing, building, coding, researching, teaching or designing – if you’re doing it to subvert, antagonize, or undermine the system that is, you’re no better than you’re professed enemy….