What's your point? What are you here for? Why are you here? What are you doing here? Your point is to laugh at these questions, and on on about your business without caring what your point is. What's the point of a moose? Of a daffodil? Of a dew drop? Of a snow flake? Of the universe? None of these things know or care what their point is or may be or should be. But they all know what their business is, and take care of it. "Rhiannon Giddens has won the 2023 Pulitzer in Music for 'Omar,' her opera about a Black Muslim scholar," wrote Nancy Mclaughlin of the Greensboro News and Record. Rhiannon Giddens knows what her business is: Music but she doesn't care what her point is. Or what the point of music is. Her business is giving herself to music and letting the outcome be the outcome. And she has won at least two Grammy's, is a MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient, and is allowing the road to open before her as she takes care of business. Lao Tzu said, 500 or so BCE, "Do your work and step back. Let nature take its course." Know what your business is and take care of it, and let the outcome be the outcome. That's the way moose do it, and daffodils, dew drops, snow flakes, and the universe...
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We are all pretty happy up here about Rhiannon’s Pulitzer.
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