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Seeing Behind the Facade

Seeing Behind the Facade

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Published by Allan Cox
Seeing what others don't see
Seeing what others don't see

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Published by: Allan Cox on Aug 16, 2011
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I. Other-Centered (1-13)
Courageous (14-26)
III. Judicious (weeks 27-39)
IV. Resourceful (40-52)
Seeing Behind The Facade
Week 32
Patience is passive? Try withdrawing from work you knowlike the back of your hand to wait and prepare foropportunities that scare you.
Last week I spoke of poetry. Here’s another take: Writing  the poem is the student teaching the teacher.
“Like a fanatic, I lay my life on the altar of rabid justification,” says he ever so poetically. Ah, he sees hisrampant willfulness!
Remember (week 19) the man in the night? Therapists towhom he’s drawn have a saying: “To know the dream, youhave to know the dreamer.”
“Here I am, 58 years old, and I don't what I'm going to dowhen I grow up.” Peter Drucker, writing in, say, about1968. Died at 94. So, live!
Savvy people sense the movement of the still stream.
Crack lightening, whipping rain all day, creaked the housefull with lament. Before the fire, feet planted, our books inour laps. Taken.
Photograph by Cher Cox
Sitting in a corneras yesteryear’s punishedlittle student, supposedlya poor cramped example?Or standing at the intersectionfull of options, waiting for someone or a bus,maybe merely lingering?What if you defied the rules,bringing deep-forced perceptionsfrom the schoolroom’s wedge, stood up, turned around, pushed the chair aside?Seeing amply morethan who saw you?What’s declared inside you?Where are you wanted?__________________________________Prompted to offer comments or questions? Follow the link below and clink on “Notes”Allan Cox

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