So if I use the word choreography to refer to the
my personal view of
It's more likely
would describe such management as logistics supervision.
Whichever term is used, one of the hallmarks of his choreography is
it's brilliant deployment which
consistency over time and place
Since those halcyon days, clear format and support structures have been
devised and bolted into place to deliver
predictably, unerringly, and effectively independent of
delivering the material himself. But back then you got what you got by
being around Werner.
Not many people knew that. For those who did, when you looked at
you could see
extending to the podium and including the entire auditorium.
was creating the space for a thousand people and more to be with him in
- only more intimately ...
To me, that's like a great recurring lead riff in a
composition, like a golden thread meandering through the
theme of an intricate and carefully woven tapestry:
kitchen chairs with him on the
podium! It strikes a chord with me, one which resonates profoundly. I
love the consistency. I love his ongoing
and his choreography connecting the dots between the places and the
The truth be told, had he just sat there and read the telephone book or
the dictionary and done nothing else, these events would have worked
just as well. It was clear to everyone
is being that
is simply wonderful with people. Add to that the
brilliance of his
itself and his facileness with it, those events were simply awesome.
I've sought out and met many
great teachers, swamis, and gurus.
I've read most of the recognized texts, theories, and paradigms in
which intelligent authors and philosophers describe their views of the
human condition. And, given this is the twenty first century, I've
watched many of the latter day masters, both religious and pragmatic,
on late night cable, dish, and satellite television. In every case I've
come away with a sense of being in the company of a powerful man or a
woman, of having heard a truly remarkable person speaking, and of being
of genuine greatness. From each and every single one of them I got
And yet, from the get go, there's always been a profoundly
unique distinction I've gotten from
of every other teacher I get how amazing they are. In
I get how amazing I am.
That's my best shot at articulating what I've gotten over the years
work of transformation
because my expression of it keeps altering, keeps coming forth newly,
keeps on re-inventing itself. I guess it's still simmering after all
these years. Its continuing emergence has great relevance to how I
my life ongoingly, to how I'm always morphing into the
what continuously occurs for me is an injunct to step up
to the plate of my life. I'm
cause in the matter,
whether I own it or not. I may as well step up! Without
whether I am that or not. I may as well step up!