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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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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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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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Prophetic Memories

Reading back on my previous blog post, I am struck by the irony of its title – Reveal/Conceal. Two months have passed and in this time I was given back partial memory I’d blacked out of early childhood trauma. I … Continue reading

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Reveal/Conceal

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For the sake of experimentation, I’m taking some risk by showing a work in progress, though I have modified it for this application. There has been the experience of not being able to finish work exposed prematurely. But the painting … Continue reading

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Desire, Discipline, Discernment

Self titillation can wear a mask of discipline quite well. The agony of prolonged desire can be tantalizingly sweet. Desire and discipline play in the alchemy that moves us toward freedom. But some of what we do as discipline in … Continue reading

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The Situation

My life is undergoing a lot of change presently.  Part of this entails the short sale of our home. In the midst of the chaos I must produce artistic renderings of mystical subjects for a commission. Somehow this seems perfectly … Continue reading

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