Sunday Dinner: Complicated


“Abandon the urge to simplify everything,
to look for formulas and easy answers,
and begin to think multidimensionally,
to glory in the mystery and paradoxes of life,
not to be dismayed
by the multitude of causes and consequences
that are inherent in each experience —
to appreciate the fact that life is complex.”
M. Scott Peck



“The ideal art, the noblest of art:
working with the complexities of life,
refusing to simplify, to “overcome” doubt.”

Joyce Carol Oates
Photos by Woodland Gnome 2018



“Simplicities are enormously complex.
Consider the sentence, “I love you”.”
Richard O. Moore

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2 responses to “Sunday Dinner: Complicated

  1. Janet Craig

    On the other hand – or perhaps on a different level – Thoreau wrote, “Simplify, simplify.”

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