“No one gets very far unless s/he accomplishes the impossible at least once
a day.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
I’m a lot like Melanie Griffith’s character in Working Girl, always cutting out things in the paper that catch my eye. I like to share what I find with others who might find the info interesting or helpful. A kind of journalistic paying it forward.
Recently, I read an article about a photographer taking pics of his subject, a nude woman, in all sorts of places. The model named one of the photos: Nihil Intentatum. Says it was said by Erasmus, and it means, Leave Nothing Unattempted. I love that philosophy — to try to do as much as you can on your Earth journey. The tendency in our “perfectionist culture” is to talk ourselves out of doing most everything — as a precaution in case we fail. That way we don’t lose face. (more…)