Sunday, January 19, 2014

Scott's Sunday Sentences, Issue 010

Sentences are my spiritual currency. 

Throughout my week, I'm constantly scouring and learning and reading and inhaling and annotating from any number of newspapers, blogs, online publications, books, articles, songs, art pieces, podcasts, eavesdroppings, random conversations and other sources of inspiration.

Turns out, most of these sentences can be organized into about eleven different categories, aka, compartments of life that are meaningful to me. And since I enjoy being a signal tower of things that are interesting, I figured, why not share them on a regular basis?

In the spirit of "learning in public," I've decided to publish a weekly digest of my top findings, along with their respective links or reference points. Sentence junkies of the world unite!

Creativity, Innovation & Art 
"Artists have an itch that nothing can scratch except work," from The Artist's Way Everyday.

Culture, Humanity & Society 
"Evil wasn’t invented, it’s just what happened when somebody got tired of all the effort it took to live right," from Trusting Soul.

Identity, Self & Soul 
"We are the model for what we create," from Eliot Frick's speech.

Lyrics, Poetry & Passages 
"Every door has a key, and if you can’t find it, make one," from Pharrell.

Meaning, Mystery & Being 
"Longitudinal relationships increase a sense of meaning, transient relationships increase a sense of happiness," from The Unhappy Life.

Media, Technology & Design 
"Social media allows brands to start conversations, but are they conversations worth starting?" from The Marketoonist.

Nature, Health Science 
"Nature equips human beings with appetites, but not with meanings," from Meanings of Life.

People, Relationships & Love 
"A person who can defend themselves with a gun is just not very interesting," from Jerry Seinfeld.

Psychology, Thinking & Feeling
"What do you have to lose? You’re already depressed," from Chris Brogan.

Success, Life & Career
"Stick around and continue to be yourself and the correct people will find you," from Lena Dunham and Alec Baldwin.

Work, Business Organizations
"Jobs that require intuition and personality and connection and genius should never be outsourced," from Seth Godin's Skillshare Class.

See you next week!