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Monday, August 05, 2013

mindful monday

during sunday's "mindfulness: tranquility within" workshop at tranquil space (savvy sources list shared on our facebook page), a participant raved about the "this is water" speech by david foster wallace. it felt like the absolutely perfect piece for our mindful monday reflection. please enjoy the video and transcript.

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may we be fully awake in this world. this is water. bisous. x

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1 comment:

Amanda said...

That was amazing. Thank you so much for sharing. I hate to be a downer but I couldn't stop thinking as I watched this how tragic it was that he knew all this, and yet still, he killed himself. It can be a real uphill battle for many many people to make choices about seeing the world in a more positive light. But it's a fight worth fighting and we can and should cheer each other on. It doesn't mean ignoring tragedy or "truth with a capital T" as he puts it, it just means also seeing the beauty and goodness all around us. I wish he could have remembered that.