…takes or solve problems, bring out latent desires and fears and needs, precipitate the next event. In a story, if a jar of honey shatters on the floor just as the baby crawls in that direction, you need to stifle your impulse to snatch up the baby. We don’t want the baby to cut her fingers just so we can hurt the poor baby — I’m not advocating sa…
…or “climbing the ladder.” There is no ladder in this boat. It’s small, and we’re all just paddling. If you’re worrying about the other people in the boat with you, instead of the people in the other boats trying to beat us, you’re worrying about the wrong thing.
…ow to work at a free legal clinic and began offering art workshops when the lawyers weren’t around. “We’re tarred and feathered on a daily basis. They always say there’s drugs and alcohol on Skid Row. Well, there is everywhere, and it’s also true that there are 80 recovery meetings run by community members every week. It’s a very sophisticated recovery culture.”
Have you heard of “advanced seeing” employed by athletes? Skilled sportspersons can know, or intuit, action before it occurs and it enables them to better position themselves for opportunity. Logan and I think photographers can do something similar.