The Underworld is brilliantly intelligent and with this pandemic, it’s orchestrated so many good things. For most of my clients, they’ve silently yearned for some of these changes… less pressure on external appearances, more self care and focus, cooking meals as a family, working from home, solitude, less running around… And aside from the lifestyle [ Read more … ]
Just finished reading Patti Smith’s book Just Kids. It’s been on my shelf for awhile and I’m so glad I finally got to it. The book is very inspiring… she’s a great writer and has had a fascinating life. Her relationship with Mapplethorpe was instructive about how we can truly create space for one another [ Read more … ]
It lives in a place that’s beyond social conditioning.
In the physical sciences, we think the only world we know is what can be measured. But the creative lives in another realm. This realm, this ‘Other world’ slips into our day-to-day world in various ways—striking images, moments of exquisite beauty, intense dreams. It slips into our language through metaphor.
I’ve worked directly with metaphor for 30 years, both professionally and personally, and there’s one image that has never let me go: I am a plant and I’m growing in rich, fertile soil. On a personal level, when I don’t know what to do or something in life is troubling me, all I need is [ Read more … ]