EARNEST THINGS I JUST LEARNED ABOUT PEONIES
I just did a meditation in a field of peonies
- •They are totally unselfconscious about being the most show stopping of all flowers
- •They just want to be useful - spread seed, CO2, pollen, etc.
- •Not trying to be special or separate, effortlessly individual in every cell
- •Only one part of them explodes - the rest is modest, ordinary, but even more essential, gathering nutrients for the colorful explosions. Note to self: how does this reflect my career. Ponder.
- •Simultaneously proud spirits and humble fellows