Absurd, or...?

"If at first, the idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it." ~Albert Einstein
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 Ever had a creative urge, an idea, or just a passing thought that seemed so outrageous that you never took it seriously?  Did you think, "Oh, I could never pull it off", or "What would people think if I pursued that?", or "Maybe later...".  

Ever regret not pursuing one of those "crazy" dreams?

As I look at my own journey - where I've been, where I am, where I want to be - I've begun to wonder if my life is lacking a good dose of absurdity.  It's too easy to get bogged down in minutiae and day-to-day mundane tasks.  Couldn't we all use a trip to the wild side more often?

How do we recapture a little crazy when the world teaches safe conformity?

2 comments:

Looking Glass said...

Such a perfect post. I believe everyone needs to take a walk on the wild side once in a while :-)

~ Clare x

Monica said...

well i've never had too much trouble following the crazy. lol
but i have doubted my abilities time and time again. i learnt to love the process as THE goal, and that has helped me follow every crazy. :D