I hold my pen and engage with the unknown. I have to be present to move with Spirit. I can’t get ahead of myself. I can just be in the moment making decisions as I go.
Thirty-five years ago in an old, out-of-print book titled, Metaphors of Consciousness, depth psychologist Robert Romanyshyn shared a story about two men—a geologist and a botanist—who are walking together through a forest. They’re both walking through the same forest, but the botanist notices the flowers and trips over the rocks…while the geologist notices the rocks and [ Read more … ]
Is there something in your life that’s a bit intense, overwhelming or challenging right now? Stress often creates a feeling of being “boxed in” and having nowhere to move. But no matter what is happening in the external world, third space is always available to us. Metaphoric images are portals to another realm that is [ Read more … ]
The thing about art is that it brings us into the exact present moment of our life…and captures that moment. Attached is a little watercolor I did recently.
Isamu Noguchi, the prominent Japanese American artist and landscape designer (among other large projects, he designed the Unesco Gardens in Paris) once described the creative act as a process of awakening: “I don’t think art comes from art…I think it comes from the awakening person. Awakening is what you might call the spiritual…Everything tends toward [ Read more … ]