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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Familiarity


What is it about sameness that so draws me,
and how could I begin to have
that same kind of attraction to change?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Familiarity breeds contempt.
- Aesop

Although we love the idea of choice
(our culture almost worships it),
we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable.
- Hugh Mackay

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure,
to embrace the new.
But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting,
for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
- Alan Cohen

Sadly, there is comfort in what we find familiar,
even when it causes us pain and suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Further reading: Beneath the Face of the Familiar

Be an Instrument of Change

Dangers of Familiarity

Our Habits

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