Monthly Archives: June 2012

Emerson’s Good Hours

“Emerson’s dominant passion was not to know but to grow. ‘Expression is all we want,’ he wrote in his journals. ‘Not knowledge, but vent: we know enough;'”

Emerson’s idea of “Good Hours” grows out of his realization that we can only really hold our consciousness for an hour at a time; so the proper unit of living is an hour.

How was your last hour? How are you inspired to grow in your next?

Just a snippet, but worth reading what’s free or buying the entire article.