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The Persistence of Flowers (Notes on Awakening)

Showing this work in progress is no simple matter. All manner of consideration looms up at me and yet underlying, there is a simplicity that I want to cultivate and grow before I no longer have this body. The simplicity … Continue reading

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No Thoughts on Work and Soul Food

The Great Work is not social work. It is not artistic creation, much to the chagrin of my artistic self. It is not what I once thought it was. In fact it’s not anything I can think. Anything I can … Continue reading

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Patience and Faith Are Close Friends

I remind myself, when I remember, of how I wanted what I have. I recall saying conditions I longed for that I live in now. Even as I look to the sky with longing for yet another set of conditions. … Continue reading

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Catching Influences

Art is ego based at a bottom line – everything is, when ego is seen as a structure that is by its nature and intent a device for limiting, confining, so that the Creator may know Itself. By means of … Continue reading

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Circling Into the Heart of the Art Matter

It seems I am still circling into the heart of the art matter, not yet alighted. What presents itself is my ongoing struggle with communication about mystical events. The subject of art and the Work space is at its heart … Continue reading

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Creative Intelligence, Perception, and Art Making

A viewer of the Journey to the Heart show has asked that I speak about “the workspace that arises between the painter and the canvas, or artist and medium and how perhaps that space is distinct”…and further, that I “might … Continue reading

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Witness

I am not sure what moves me to want to write about something so unspeakable, to be honest. As always, I hope that in the telling some good comes to others, to all. The story as I see it is … Continue reading

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