Quotes on the ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way. Happy: see it. Colorful: believe it. Growth: act on it!
On that summer day I look at the beautiful nature. Becoming aware of the mood it generates, including the emotional dimension of the heart. That is the female part. I gain so much wisdom and creativity from learning to look at the inner female higher force of creation that is infinitely vibrant, mysterious, and good. I connect to the always birth giving female energy in order to access my own completeness … Continue reading
The crowd Thirty seven million, one big pulsing metropolis. But such diverse societies. Never alone amongst, public apathetic loneliness. But cooperative activities. Housing very close to next, doors are shut for privacy. But wired for full connectivity. Collective traffic stream, numb and strict anonymity. But rooted local community.
See it. You can’t ignore, so open. Happy natural simplicity? Understand you live with it. Translate. Believe it. You must not fear, so dare. Colorful enriched diversity? Trust you deal with it. Transpose. Act on it. You won’t stagnate, so share. Growth enabled genuineness? Choose you succeed with it. Transform. Be it. You’ll never arrive, so live. For all and everywhere? Here and now you melt with it. Transcend.
«From amition to purpose.» Generally, if results are not achieved, it is often not because of missing tools (the wrong «how to»), but because of the wrong purpose and motivation (the wrong «why»). Human beings are most willing to open their mind in a more selfless attitude, if fears of external pressure or desire for reward are overcome by faith and intrinsic motivation.
I would have difficulties to explain on my deathbed that I didn’t try my best to (1) base my happiness truly on other values than materialism, (2) consequently foster a co-operative economy and strengthen the Third Sector (civil society), and (3) grow to a spiritually evolved and inter-dependently connected human being.
I do paint to show my soul that I am listening. I believe the creative process is a key to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. The combination of Western and Eastern philosophies has enriched my life and work. I’m fascinated by painting impressions from my daily life. According to the Happy Colorful Growth spirit, my paintings do happen (not always obviously) in the areas of (1) Japan – Switzerland, (2) Charging, (3) Female nature, and … Continue reading
Questions from the future. What our grandchildren will ask in around the year 2050, on a more and more uninhabitable planet. Son: Mom? Mother: No, my darling; you can’t go outside. Son: I know. [Pause] Of what did grandpa die, and was he a green hero too? Mother: [Parenthetically] Your grandfather worked hard and always wanted to be a hero. Son: I love you, Mom.
Summary Personal values such as care for society and an increased awareness regarding risks of the ongoing digitization and datafication of everyday life will be determining factors for citizen participation in the governance of smart home provision. A multi-stakeholder cooperative approach could solve adoption-hindering constraints, such as lack of interoperability, in short-term in minimum on a local level. Citizens would own their data, including its destiny, and secure peer-to-peer data market … Continue reading
Zum Kaffee an der Ecke erhalte ich eine Zeitung in die Hand gedrückt. Oh ja, ich möchte wieder mal einen Büchergutschein schenken. Ich werde die überschüssigen News nicht für späteres Lesen einfrieren. Den Kaffee heruntergeschlürft, schaffe ich es gerade noch rechtzeitig auf die öffentliche Toilette. Continue reading
Das Sinnbild des roten Lebensfadens wird genutzt, um über das Leben zu philosophieren. Eine ausgeleierte Metapher? Auf jeden Fall ein oft und vielfältig interpretiertes Bild. Es lohnt sich, mal nahe am physischen Konzepts eines Fadens dran zu bleiben und von solchen Charakteristiken mögliche Parallen zum Leben abzuleiten. Continue reading