What We Play Is Life Louis Armstrong We often over analyze adult play and playfulness. We’re grateful when friends pass along simple things of beauty we can share that need no explanation. Thanks to our friend Sara for sharing the beauty of “How To Play” from Morgan Harper Nichols.
In every loss there is a lesson. In every loss there is an upside and an opportunity to respond in a more constructive way. Sam Weinman We never starkly fail at life itself. When we mess up in worldly areas and feel dejected and isolated, the universe is just giving us an exceptional chance toContinue reading “How Do You Play The Game Of Life?”
We come to recognize that playfulness, as a philosophical stance, can be very serious indeed; and moreover, that it possesses an unfailing capacity to arouse ridicule and hostility in those among us who crave certainty, reverence, and restraint. Friedrich Nietzche For a child, being carefree is intrinsic to a well-lived life (Read: 6 minutes/Listen: 9Continue reading “Playing, Reality, Philosophy”
Flow is being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every faction, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. Mihaly Csikszentmihayli The Dranoff, Duo Chipak & Kushnir and the Voices of Seraphic Fire (listen 24 minutes) Playfulness is experienced in more waysContinue reading “Playfulness and Flow….”
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing everyday.” – Winnie The Pooh, A.A. Milne More on the Zen of Pooh…
Play with life, laugh with life, dance lightly with life, and smile at the riddles of life, knowing that life’s only true lessons are writ small in the margin. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
“If life has got to be a play, let us play it well. As the avoidance of problems and the maintenance of inner peace may guide us smartly through open and unswerving confrontations, let us face up to conflicts playfully, as well. Playfulness allows us to see things from different angles and may sometimes saveContinue reading “Playfulness As A Way of Life”