Oil on Canvas Board
25.4 cm x 35.5 cm (10 in x 14 in) +frame
'Many people have learned that it is safer and more comfortable to say no. It gives a feeling of being in control, of power and freedom. It is a needed step in the evolution of the maturing ego toward adulthood - the capacity to be strong, different,independent, and to develop free will. But nay-saying can degenerate into fear of exploring new, unknown, risky situations that confront your fixed attitudes toward life. Habitual negativity prevents you from exploring the mysteries and delights that lie beyond your present boundaries.