Who is doing the work? In process painting, which is a tool for self-exploration, which is a type of meditation, who is doing the work? Is it you, as a conscious entity, or is it the unconscious itself, the creative source that is doing the work?
Your hand needs time to wander enough to be able to find something you weren’t aware of, like an expedition partner who can see things you can’t. The hand is experiencing the same world in a different way. It’s you but it’s not you.
When we get out of the glass bottles of our ego, and when we escape like squirrels turning in the cages of our personality and get into the forests again, we shall shiver with cold and fright but things will happen to us so that we don't know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in, [...]