My guest today is the great Barbara Rogers. Barbara is a painter, educator, world traveler, and a very very kind person. Barbara paints to transcend daily life, to evoke the sublime, to reaffirm the existence of beauty and the critical importance of cherishing the earth. Her work has been exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally, and she’s now a professor emeritus from the University of Arizona. I found Barbara to be open, warm, curious, and full of wisdom. She left me feeling extremely grateful. I really enjoyed my conversation with Barbara, and I hope you enjoy it as well.
In our conversation, we discussed gratitude, spouses and their power to lift us, treating people the way we were treated as kids, being grateful when people are grateful for us, the Golden Rule, barriers people don’t know they’re setting up, artists making the work or working on website in the office, realizing that interacting with people isn’t about you, considering why others are with you and what they want, being nervous, navigating social structures, already arriving because the people I’ve met are amazing, time and energy, meditation and experiencing our own thoughts as streams of abstract ideas your brain throws at us, conversation is other’s consciousness flowing through us, reading books is like living live and conversation are like blending thoughts, and having a place to meet people who are excited about life and contributing.
Guest Name: Barbara Rogers
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