I did it.
Even if I knew the consequences, I did what a very wise Vincent van Gogh recommended not to do.
“Just slap anything on when you see a blank canvas staring you in the face like some imbecile. You don’t know how paralyzing that is, that stare of a blank canvas is, which says to the painter, ‘You can’t do a thing’. The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerizes some painters so much that they turn into idiots themselves. Many painters are afraid in front of the blank canvas, but the blank canvas is afraid of the real, passionate painter who dares and who has broken the spell of `you can’t’ once and for all.”
Seconds, minutes were ticking away, but nothing was coming out of my fingers. The white screen expanding and taking over my mind.
Until I felt as if Vincent himself slapped me in the face telling me to wake up.
So, here I am. Jotting words on the keyboard, hoping that in the end, they will fit together and make sense.
Yes, greed is the first word popping up.
I try to stay away as much as I can from the news. It is a way to protect my energy. But it’s impossible to ignore all the awful things going on in the world. I can’t understand how some human beings can be so cruel. Then I see small things happening around me. Good people, with good intentions making choices that hurt others.
And the word greed keeps coming back.
But time is almost running out.
And I don’t want to close this post with negative thoughts.
So, I balance greed with the word awareness.
In the end, it all goes back to expanding our awareness.