Big Picture

Gina, Intergalactic Real Estate AgentAnd as we continue within space and land upon ever distant outcrops of time, we will find more questions to intrigue us and more ‘unknowns’ to involve our time. During this time we will gain much and be entertained by our own discoveries.

This self perpetuating race to go further will take us to the horizons we set but whilst we seek such distractions, all the answers will remain, close to hand.

It is difficult to realise that we all hold evidence of everything. I exist, therefore I am the result of that which existed before me but as none of us can track down our family tree to a point before records began, we make up the ‘past’ to fit the present.

The Big Picture can seem so big that its edges are beyond us, yet many still to this day, like to imagine that they know a frame surrounds the edges of this picture. Some go so far as to describe the frame and some go further to define the picture framer. These people and their supporters are very wise in the eyes of those who see speculation as fact.

Today’s artists and authors work to share their understandings, yet despite being ‘of the now’, we still witness more than one version of most present occurences. At a time when fewer could write and paint, it was easier to be the biggest fish in a small pond. A ‘Google’ search in 2000 BC for those who were able to write what they witnessed would come up with only a few names and it is to the credit of these few that we are able to read anything about their times. But the further we go back in history, the less we know – the further we project what might be into the future, the less accurate we ‘may’ become.

Here we sit in a small window of being, uncertain as to whether linear or looped time rules because we lack the full text instructions for history, and our ancestors didn’t keep the original packaging we came in.

But if I could regress myself a few billion years I would understand my seed part in the making of this ‘result’.

Those who look ahead and behind along a linear track, are overlooking themselves and the answers they carry forward within them each day. Everything is the sum total, so all the answers are here as I type these words to you. Would it help to know what part of the primeval ooze you swam in or who was your earliest ancestor off record? Enjoy the mystery whilst it lasts!

Today, we all have the potential, to step another step and forge another tomorrow. Your life counts as you do, because you paint more of the big picture. If that picture holds together as one effective canvas that allows for the additions of tommorrow’s people, you are a good painter and a good friend to all and I, for one, thank you.

Waves ~~~~~~~~~ <+))))))))>< ~~~ Grant

Posted by : Grant
Filed in : Personal Comment

“Hello it’s Gina” reproduced by kind permission of Little People Books

Engaged in Nature

engaged in natureMany abandon engagements ‘true to their nature’ and seek to pad out their wallets by heading off towards horizons designed by the commercial world. In so doing, they often ignore the need to learn more about themselves. But if you travel too far into any way of ‘being’ that neglects your ‘calling’ it can get tougher to action the voice within. In bad cases, you can get so stressed-out, through feeling ‘stuck’ to the system, that it leads to a fear of change. When you get to this stage, everything seems too daunting so you do not change a thing and resign yourself to the life you have.

This way of life is on the increase but it builds stress. I know there is a rise in the number of Life Coaches and Therapists to counsel all this stress, but their work gets harder for them and harder for their clients.

The whole wide world holds more variety than anyone can ever experience. There are always pressures around to abide by the well written plans of ‘others’ but these can swamp your lifetime. The trick is to pick your own way through the ‘doctrine maze’ and hold strong to your own ideals. If you have not made the chance to develop your own ideals, it is fun, so make a date with your future, now.

It may seem obvious, but everything published before you were born was written by people that lived in the past. Some of these past authors put out fine thinkings – but you have ‘up-to-the-minute’ eyes so always evolve such thinkings so they become relevant to your today.

People that go their own way are interesting people and very useful to society as they forge new directions and discover frontiers on behalf of us all. Nearly everyone has to steer a path that incorporates systems developed by others but in so doing, many neglect to understand their own path. Civilisation develops incrementally, brick by brick, and in part, we should contribute bricks from our own effort-kilns to the best walls; we should also be building without walls and mastering the craft of being ourselves.

I take on board that which I intuitively ‘feel’ thus write here, but it is essential to heed the words of many others so as to unfold the ever wider view thus I welcome your thoughts. I support sharing.

As a designer, uppermost in my mind is to think holistically and create designs that are concerned with both the actualities of Nature and the practical, emerging technologies of a modern industrialized society.

For example, when designing a building for a friend, I look at the space it will inhabit and design a structure to organise and balance the forces already in place. The proportions of the building will not simply be governed by the physical principles of its use but by aesthetic sensibility.

It is an important point to remember that individuals have varying needs; those that design on a unquestioning template merely preserve the atmosphere of the past – in short, they hang on to the ability to see things as they really were.

Today is always different. Letting go of old templates allows vital energy to be released. Many stay close to the shore of tradition because they fear periods of liberation where confusion and lack of order can prevail. Others believe it is ‘tasteful’ not to notice unpleasant realities.

Whatever approach you take to developing your life, style it with your intuitive natural skills alongside those learnt. Be ever engaged in the nature of yourself as it is the strongest force you have, directing you into new creative channels.

Work past the stagnant ways of tradition for these ways were only created by those that faced the same questions of creation as you do today by using what they knew in their time. Tomorrow will only be different if we bring today into full bloom with what we understand now.

Mother Nature’s son, Grant ~~~~~~~ <+))))))))>< ~~~