Everyone loves a story of redemption. A criminal who now works with kids, a drug user who works with addicts or a sinner who becomes a Christian. They’re all revered as success stories while someone who stays on the straight and narrow through life can be seen as a bore. © 2018 David G… Continue reading Twisted Idols
Just write. When you want to be a writer its really easy to act like you think a writer should write. You will do anything to be a writer other than writing. If you want to be a writer, just write. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.
There is nothing in human history to match the ingenuity and creativity of me creating excuses not to do what needs to be done. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.
Another Japanese concept I recently learned about is Kintsugi, translated this means golden joinery. A simple web search will show broken pottery repaired with gold. It makes for very attractive stoneware but its very easy to miss that it celebrates the breakages as being part of the history of the pot. Its something people sometimes… Continue reading Kintsugi & The Little Marks Of Life
I recently learned of the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi. It essentially means an acceptance of imperfection, incompleteness or impermanence in regards to beauty. You may find pottery or furniture made to deliberately be imperfect. The West and their influence has been to celebrate perfection. We see this in everything from design to fashion. We now… Continue reading Wabi-Sabi The Antithesis Of OCD
Pride, everyone’s felt it. It’s one of the seven deadly sins and many say the worst however I’ve noticed it in myself and others in a way that I never noticed before: Many people are proud of their other character flaws, they will boast of how angry they were or how they’ll get revenge on… Continue reading Pride
The problem with experts is that to be classed as one, others must agree with you. They’re then told they’re experts and anyone who challenges them is laughed at or discredited. © 2018 David G Chambers. All rights reserved.