The Celtic Soliton Sessions have just finished. Some great times, as ever.
Reflections? Thoughts? Conclusions?
There’s a Chinese proverb I quote at the beginning of Signs… which says:
‘The fish-trap exists because of the fish.
Once you’ve got the fish, the trap can be forgotten.
Words exist because of meaning.
Once you’ve got the meaning, the words can be forgotten.’
It was a wonderful time of conversation. But with a sense that the time for conversation is drawing to a close, with a time for gently increasing action, just getting on with it, coming.
I was talking to Andrew Jones about this in connection with blogging… Sometimes it feels like a lot of people standing in a room all shouting at once. Everyone posting. No one listening, reflecting, commenting…
I’ll speak personally: I want more doing, and less frothy talk about doing. I hope I can be faithful to that. There’ll be some updates on what that might mean practically soon I hope.
Thanks to Jonny for helping us to reflect so beautifully on this Rembrandt picture.