What are some of the core characteristics of being human?
Well, this photo reminds me of two of them.
Observe and create.
We are great at observing. When we slow down, take our time, and really pay attention, then we notice details, see connections, discern patterns, understand underlying themes and aspects of reality. I think this is one of our key powers. Yet, too often, we are too busy, or too distracted and life passes us by.
This is maybe one of the best ways I know to improve the quality of every day life – observe – just notice – just pay attention – just become aware. When we interact with whatever we pay attention to, we develop a deeper understanding – a deeper understanding of what we are observing, of reality, and of ourselves.
We have tremendous powers of observation, which entwine perception with analysis, re-cognition and imagination…
View original post 236 more words