When you think you understand something, there's always some part of it you don't get. When you think you don't understand something, there's always some part of it you do get. Write a page that shows how your mind can be full of understanding and not understanding all at the same time. Write sentences that have this form: I understand _____, but I don't understand … [Read more...] about Understand
The middle of the floor. The middle of the night. The middle of a strange situation. There are middles everywhere. Between galaxies, between appointments, between the covers of a book. Between the window and the door. Write about middles. Middles can exist in time, in space, and in your imagination. Is everything in the middle of something? Decorate or illustrate … [Read more...] about In the Middle
Oh, the relief of finding something that you lost! Ooh, the fun of finding something new that you have been looking for, or even more fun, finding something you didn't even know you were looking for! Ah, the insights that come with finding something out! Today in your writing, recount a story (or several) of a time you have found an object, a person, or an … [Read more...] about Found It!
Write about some of your habits today. The ones you are glad that you have. What is a habit, anyway? What do you do automatically and pretty regularly that makes you happy, or healthy, or more at peace with yourself? Do you have a favorite habit or two? Are some habits better than others? Pick one of your good habits and tell about it: what it is, where it came … [Read more...] about Best and Favorite Habits
If. It's the word that we use to discuss what's not real. It helps us talk about the way we hope the future will go: If I can get there on time... It helps us understand why the past didn't go so well: If my battery hadn't died... It gives us a chance to talk about the world the way we wish that it was: If more people would listen to each other... Write a page today … [Read more...] about A Strange and Useful Word