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Both You and I

We get pretty certain in life about a great many things. I know I did. But life is stranger than we’ll ever know and sometimes there are things that do go bump in the night. 1,231 more words


The Embrace of Interconnectedness

I offered my back to those who beat me,
    my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard;
I did not hide my face
    from mocking and spitting. 450 more words


The Practice of People-Watching

A little spiritual practice I recommend is to go to a public place where you can sit and watch human beings, perhaps at a café or in the park.

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Facing my fears for 2017 with the help of Goya's painting of 'the dog'.

I’ve recently been thinking of Goya’s painting of ‘the dog’, the simplest of what are called his black paintings, which he painted on the walls of his house in his last years. 1,226 more words

Artists And Writers

A Winter Storm in the Foothills of the Sierra

We lost power around 5 am and it was so dark inside my house, I couldn’t see my hand in front of my face. Of course being from the “city” we weren’t prepared. 438 more words


an artist's epiphany

Artists: Paint bridges, not walls. Practice radical inclusivity.

~Jim Drees, Co-Director of the Grünewald Guild


Just Breathe

If you’ve ever tried meditating or just heard of it, I’m sure that you’ve heard one of the basic ways to meditate is to breathe. Just concentrate on your breathing, feeling the air go in and out of your lungs. 175 more words