Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Resistance is Really Not Out to Get Me

Resistance Is Impersonal

Resistance is not out to get you personally. It doesn't know who you are and doesn't care. Resistance is a force of nature. It acts objectively. Though it feels malevolent, Resistance in fact, operates with the indifference of rain and transits the heavens by the same laws as the stars. When we marshal our forces to combat Resistance, we must remember this. 
Steven Pressfield, The War of Art 

How lovely to be acquainted with Mr. Resistance and know, for a fact, that it isn't out to get me. Personally. Oh, how nice.

Well it seems like it is, you know, evil. That's just my opinion. So it's nice to know it doesn't know who I am, nor does he care. Ooh, even better. I'd like "him" to leave then. Now.

Session 3

Resistance is annoying, but what can I do about it? Just move on. Admit to falling through the rabbit hole once again, and get on with it.

After all, it's nothing personal. Just business.


  1. Oh I'm very familiar with Mr. Resistance myself. What a gorgeous painting. Seems like you been able to push back!

    I'ved moved my blog to jaimehaney.com

    1. Thanks Jaime! And congrats on the move to Wordpress. I've been researching info on doing the same to have this blog and my art gallery in one place. I'll go over and take a look at your site soon!

  2. Wonderful painting...seems like the flowers are flying out of the right top corner...gorgeous fresh colors .

    1. Hi Jane, and thanks for dropping in with the wonderful compliment!


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