Day 101: April 11
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Education
In The Month of: Amusement
101 is an interesting number. It is the 26th prime number, also known as the Einstein prime, a twin prime pair, a sexy prime number (all about its relation to six), the fifth alternating factorial, a centered decagonal number, a palindrome and the atomic number of mendelevium to name a few of its universal designations. College courses refer to 101 as basic level courses of higher education and many refer to something that is elementary as 101. The longest US Highways are often called 101 Routes, the number of keys on a computer keyboard (counting toggle keys…I bet you are counting now) or even the first number allocated to a checking account’s first check.
Used in a variety of organizations, naming conventions, books and projects, the 101 Dalmatians seems the most amusing use of 101. With just one Dalmatian, the number of spots is immense and with 101, the fun has just begun. The design of this day brings us a chance to spot what is basic, real and lighthearted and perhaps step between the lines of conformity to feel what’s real. Like the bone in the center, what inspires and is true will always be at the center of you.
On this 101st day…
Get back to what is basic, elementary and to the point in your walk of this day. What is at the center of all?
Let this month unfurl your creativity, spontaneity and jocularity. It feels good to feel good and while we have been conditioned to shush our good times, let the labyrinth be our own private creation station of amusement, enjoyment and playful experiments. This month educate with amusement and see how much farther you get. Have fun and be creative. We have three opportunities to education your potential with amusement this month that involves either your personal walk, your ability to design and how much you can learn by sharing. On your Mark, Get Set…Go!
- Innovate – Walk Amused
In the 30 days that grace this month, play with the way you personally experience the labyrinth. Let this season of education be one of personal bests and enjoy finding a new way to be innovative, creative, inspired and amused in your personal experiences. I’d love to see what you come up with!
Please share your wonderful experiences!
2. Create – Design Inspired
To date I have created 95 different labyrinth creations and designs since the beginning of the year, let that inspire you to create something new this month that is inspiring and firing for your imagination. Einstein said that playing with ideas was the highest form of research and this is an education for all of us. As you walk in new ways, share your designs as I have done with mine last year and this. Perfection isn’t what we are after, amusement is! I look forward to seeing what you come up with! I will toss out lots of inspiring ideas… stay tuned daily.
Share away and become a glad designer instead of a mad one!
3. Relate – Share with Care
One of the best ways to learn anything is having to teach or explain it to someone else. Whether you facilitate others, teach or simply share with a few, spend the month discovering amusing new ways to help others get more out of their walk with a lighter attitude and a more earnest enjoyment in what you share. Anything you want to know more about, share and this month share with a fun flair and notice how much more you actually begin to understand. You just might find a side of yourself forgotten. To receive all that, be a great giver.
Share what you discover!