Sunday, August 2, 10 am, 200 8th Avenue North, Seattle
The Promise and the Problem of our Words: The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned Since High School
How very many words we use, but are our words descriptive or creative? Are the words we use a response to our world, or is the world a response to our words? And why does it matter? Rabbi Ted explores the confusingly powerful nature of our words.
We use words to describe the nature of our experience. But words are not simply our responses to our world; our words define our world, and our reality obediently demonstrates their accuracy. Do our words tend to freeze the constant flow of shift and change? Are our words keeping our reality the way it is? And what happens when we take responsibility for our own consciousness, and turn it toward that which we want?