This is a sign found in my new neighborhood. It bodes well for things to come. I was telling a friend recently that my playful inner child has been getting squelched by constantly witnessing so many wounded children of late. Times they are a changing.
I am reclaiming my desire and ability to play for the sake of it, for the joy of it, for the CREATION of it!
There is a fabulous word in sanskrit, lila, which means divine play, the play of creation, destruction, and re-creation–the folding and unfolding of the cosmos. This lovely word conjures up the idea of the play of the Divine and enjoyment of the moment.
This word also means love.
Spontaneous, improvisational and free–like a child. This is creativity at its best. This is life at its best.
So, yes, lovelies! Play is up ahead. Among other things, I will be participating with some friends in the 24 Hour Film Race this year where we conceive, write, film and edit a film in 24 hours. That should be interesting!
I’m so excited to see what comes through me as I embrace lila. Now here’s a quote for you: