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January, 2024

  • 21 January

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  • 21 January

    Card #266 – Working with/ Transforming the Materials at Hand

    Working with/ Transforming the Materials at Hand

    “An inventive approach to using the materials at hand is a hallmark of survivor thinking.” — Laurence Gonzalez, Deep Survival You have everything you need in the present situation to work with impeccability. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t work toward manifesting additional resources and opportunities. It does mean that the present situation supplies you with everything you need to …

  • 21 January

    Card #478 – On or Off?

    On or Off?

    “He who is brave in daring will be killed, He who is brave in not daring will survive.” — Tao Te Ching In a lifetime, and in the course of a day, we often find ourselves at a binary nexus, a choice between zero and one, between yes and no. This card indicates such a nexus and reminds us that …

  • 21 January

    Card #323 – Binary Nexus

    Binary Nexus

    “He who is brave in daring will be killed, He who is brave in not daring will survive.” — Tao Te Ching In a lifetime, and in the course of a day, we often find ourselves at a binary nexus, a choice between zero and one, between yes and no. This card indicates such a nexus and reminds us that …

  • 21 January

    Card #389 – Go When You Know

    Go When You Know

    “He who is brave in daring will be killed, He who is brave in not daring will survive.” — Tao Te Ching In a lifetime, and in the course of a day, we often find ourselves at a binary nexus, a choice between zero and one, between yes and no. This card indicates such a nexus and reminds us that …

  • 21 January

    Card #388 – Don’t Go Till You Know

    Don't Go Till You Know

    “He who is brave in daring will be killed, He who is brave in not daring will survive.” — Tao Te Ching In a lifetime, and in the course of a day, we often find ourselves at a binary nexus, a choice between zero and one, between yes and no. This card indicates such a nexus and reminds us that …

  • 20 January

    Card #142 – Survivor

    Survivor

    “(The survivor) does not impose pre-existing patterns on new information, but rather allows new information to reshape (his mental models). The person who has the best chance of handling a situation well is usually the one with the best . . . mental pictures or images of what is occurring outside of the body.” — Al Siebert, The Survivor Personality …

  • 20 January

    Card #455 – Blind Spots

    Blind Spots

    “And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?” Matthew 7:3 ” . . . stress was eroding his ability to perceive. He saw less, heard less, began to miss important cues from his environment.” Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival Blind spots are the greatest generator of …

  • 20 January

    Card #594 – Blind Spots

    Blind Spots

    “And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?” Matthew 7:3 ” . . . stress was eroding his ability to perceive. He saw less, heard less, began to miss important cues from his environment.” Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival Blind spots are the greatest generator of …

  • 20 January

    Card #633 – Seeing Blind Spots

    Seeing Blind Spots

    “And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?” Matthew 7:3 ” . . . stress was eroding his ability to perceive. He saw less, heard less, began to miss important cues from his environment.” Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival Blind spots are the greatest generator of …

  • 20 January

    Card #51 – Serendipity — The Path of Creative Accidents

    Serendipity -- The Path of Creative Accidents

    “On the occasion of every accident that befalls you, remember to turn to yourself and inquire what power you have for turning it to use.” — Epictetus “Be alert to the value of the unexpected and use accidents creatively. “Accidental art” is art formed by serendipity, and possibly synchronicity, out of seemingly random objects found on sidewalks, torn ad posters …

  • 20 January

    Card #103 – Wu Wei

    Wu Wei

    “Does anything happen to me? I take what comes . . . ” — Marcus Aurelius “The fates guide him who will; him who won’t, they drag.” — Ancient Greeks Wu Wei means “The Watercourse Way,” another way of saying “the path of least resistance” or “following the Tao.” While your inner refraction of the Tao may require you to …

  • 20 January

    Card #171 – Following the Tao

    Following the Tao

    “Does anything happen to me? I take what comes . . . ” — Marcus Aurelius “The fates guide him who will; him who won’t, they drag.” — Ancient Greeks Wu Wei means “The Watercourse Way,” another way of saying “the path of least resistance” or “following the Tao.” While your inner refraction of the Tao may require you to …

  • 20 January

    Card #592 – Recognizing the Obvious

    Recognizing the Obvious

    “The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.” — Khalil Gibran “Few of us believe in our own mortality until we’re face to face with it, and then some of us will forget immediately after.” — Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival “You could tell the secret of life ten times over, and it would still be …

  • 20 January

    Card #585 – Recognizing the Obvious

    Recognizing the Obvious

    “The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.” — Khalil Gibran “Few of us believe in our own mortality until we’re face to face with it, and then some of us will forget immediately after.” — Laurence Gonzales, Deep Survival “You could tell the secret of life ten times over, and it would still be …