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….
the backward lens
peering within and throughout
past weathered and faded masks
through airs and arrogance
all our faces of doubt…
life affords us so much to play with. our challenge, after a while, is to be open to the unknowns, beyond the hurts and seemingly empty places….
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?…
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….