Tag Archives: vision

Thin Veneer | Cracking and splitting, fakery that imprisons, soon to be no more. | HartHaiku.com

Thin Veneer | Of Society

It’s time for the fakery of society to be exposed. It’s time to get real.

Can you feel it? The veneer is brittle and breaking. The rotten egg has cracked open and the innards are oozing out all over the place, messy and smelly.

Do you remember the old Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme?
“All the King’s horses and all the King’s mend, couldn’t put Humpty together again.”

Yes, and that is a good thing. As we stare horrified at this place we’re now at, we realize there is no turning back. Denial will not change it. What now?

Consider this: A new world can be birthed from this brokenness. Anger and denial will turn to excitement for the opportunity that lays before us. Bulbs will flash on in minds worldwide, and the light will be glorious. Personally, I cannot wait to see it.

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Thin Veneer | Of Society © Susan L Hart 2020

New Frontier | Explorer Spirit, the haunting call of my soul to forge new frontiers. | HartHaiku.com

New Frontier | Spirit

Famous explorers of old had the support of their kings and queens to discover new lands, fresh opportunities for growth and settlement, expansion of old empires. Supplies and some men and ships, plus gold coins as incentive and fortification of the spirit, got the job done. Rumors of more riches to be had, as well as peoples to be conquered, further fueled the desire of some power hungry leaders of exploration.

But for the more common men and women who followed them into the New World, their reasons were different. A deep desire burned for a new life outside of their known society, to feel the wide open spaces where one’s spirit could breathe again, and explore the freedom of a more personal say in the course of one’s own destiny. This was not an easy path. It took courage, sacrifice, hard work, and diligence to make a life in unknown territory.

Determination of the human spirit

History has a way of repeating itself. We see patterns of domination and control, followed by humanity’s uprising of spirit to find a way out, onward and upward. The human spirit has proven over and over again, it will never be defeated. Sometimes it gets lost, but in times of challenge it reveals itself one again, ready to blossom and flourish.

Our current experience is feeling limited in potential and tired in spirit. In short, it is old. The question to ask ourselves right now is, “What is that next frontier we want to carve out? What does that next new world we desire look and feel like?”

We will create that next new experience

Consider that since new places on this Earth are getting used up, perhaps that next frontier is not one just fueled by spirit, but it will be one OF spirit, an expansion of our collective consciousness.

It is time for us to develop that vision in our imaginations, creating and honing it with the fire of our deep desire. This new world will be ours. We just need to muster a little courage to head out into the unknown, and we will never look back.

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New Frontier | Spirit © Susan L Hart 2020

Renaissance | In problems let's see infinite creative seeds for innovation. | HartHaiku.com

Renaissance | Minds

On a scale of 1 to 10, problems we face run in our minds from mildly inconvenient to massively frightening and insurmountable. However, with some time and creative thought, problems can be and are overcome. Even as you read this, there are brilliant minds in the world working on solving our current global challenges.

Consider this: Given the scope of the hurdles that face us, should we not all be contributing to solutions? What if we all started to think of ourselves as Renaissance minds?

I can hear the retort now, “But wait a minute, we’re not all Leonardo da Vincis!” That may true, but, we ARE all endowed with Leonardo’s most basic tools: Curiosity, thought, and intuition. Leonardo tirelessly imagined and worked on his ideas.

Leonardo constantly looked at the world around him and wondered “What if? What if man could fly in the sky like a bird? How far could he go, and how quickly? What if man could swim under water for extended lengths of time? What would he discover?” These ideas and his ensuing drawings richly seeded the collective mind during his lifetime, 1452 to 1519.

So, let’s take Leonardo da Vinci as example and inspiration. Let us look for the genius within ourselves. The definition of a Renaissance person is “one with many talents or areas of knowledge”. I daresay each of us has much more within us than we have dared let ourselves explore.

Let us each take an objective inventory of our own unique talents and knowledge. Let us think of how we can utilize and even stretch those, expanding them beyond the norm into something extraordinary. Let us also think of how we can share them, so others can help to build on them.

When we apply our minds in this way, we will not spend a nano second watching (in fear) and waiting. We will feel empowered. When we believe that we can be part of the creativity and innovation that could positively remodel our world, we will be.

Then just as Leonardo da Vinci envisioned, we will truly soar, together.

Imagine that!

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More on Leonardo’s inventions here: Leonardo da Vinci Inventions

Susan L Hart Author

Renaissance | Minds © Susan L Hart 2020

Civlized | Civilized is not skyscrapers and money pots, it's the care of Life. | HartHaiku.com

Civilized | We are not

Today I’m feeling disheartened by news of the new Coronavirus, and its spread (so far mainly) in Asia. I feel for the families who have lost loved ones already. I feel for humanity at large, which has been dealt yet one more nasty blow, and this to begin a new year and decade.

Yes, I know, many won’t get it, many who do will survive, and we are so often inclined to take the stance, “This is not my problem, it doesn’t or won’t affect me”. But my response to this is, “Yes it does”.

I stand back and ask myself: “How civilized are we really?”

How can it be in a civilized world that we are increasingly sick, whether by large-scale viruses or just due to poor diet and personal care? (That is the case even in the richer Western countries.)

How can it be in a civilized world that there is increasing bickering and dissension, every party and camp throwing stones at each other, calling each other liars? Division has been unleashed like a rabid dog, snarling and gnashing its teeth. Coronavirus aside, humanity is being ravaged by a disease called Hate.

How can it be in a civilized word that the Earth who supports and nourishes us is as sick as we are?

The answer is: “It can’t be.”

We are not civilized. The sooner we wake up to that fact and see beyond the delusion, the sooner we can build a truly civilized civilization.

The meter is running, and it’s running faster by the minute. Soon we will not be able to afford our blindness. We are very close to bankrupt.

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Civilized | We are not © Susan L Hart