10 daily paradoxes

noun par·a·dox \ˈper-ə-ˌdäks, ˈpa-rə-\

a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true; a self-contradictory statement that at first seems true
an argument that apparently derives self-contradictory conclusions by valid deduction from acceptable premisesone (as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases

  1. The love of happy clutter and the joy of clear surfaces
  2. Being positive and hopeful and just being as I feel even when it’s neither hopeful nor positive
  3. Persisting and the value of going with the flow and non-forcing
  4. Discipline and the emergence of whim and interest to guide me in my attention and outputs
  5. The joy of connected communal life and the the bliss of time alone
  6. Knowing and doing
  7. Fierce commitment to reuse and the love of the shiny and new
  8. Both delight in the beauty and fragility of things and pain in the beauty and fragility of things
  9. Wanting desperately to contribute something ‘meaningful’ and grand to the world, and to know I have flexed my muscle of being and given my all, and the fierce internal defence of a quiet life lived with peaceful nothingness and joy in the ephemeral and humble daily things
  10. Wanting to create for the beauty and honesty of it, the release, and wanting to share for the applause and admiration