I stumbled across this lovely quote from Martha Graham [referenced by Paul Hawken in a Long Now talk].
There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
You have to keep open and aware directly to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open.
No artist is pleased. There is no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer, divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.
This “Blessed Unrest” is in my blood. It”s about honoring my spirit.
Doing what”s right. In work, in love, in social action.
I only wish it wasn”t so bloody hard!VCP550