Somatic Lessons from Plants + Animals. 10

“But I want to reach a certain goal by a certain deadline!”.

As usual, my eyes are bigger than my goal-plate. I just cannot comfortably digest as much goal-food as I want, as my society tells me I should.

When a person is pregnant their belly swells over the period of some nine months. Still, if you watch them, you cannot see their belly grow. It is too slow.
And yet!
the speed at which it grows is SO fast that it can leave speed-growth scars on their skin.

That is how slow we humans change. It does not match the demands of most contemporary societies. We are amazingly, wondrously slow creatures. Not even as fast as an evening primrose.

video posted by NancysBrother.


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