ART THAT SUPPORTS THE HEALING PROCESS AWARD

A FEATURE OF THE “CELEBRATE THE HEALING POWER OF ART” EXHIBIT If the widespread impulse among artists to create artwork with a healing effect is to coalesce into a real movement, it will be thanks to visionaries like Renee Phillips and her collaborators. Renee has played a pivotal role by creating the annual juried online … Continue reading

HOW MY HEALING ART EXPLORATION BEGAN

I used to have a secret negative voice in my head telling me that I was kidding myself about visual art having a healing effect on viewers. But I, also, felt my energy field strengthen as I set about exploring the possibility that it did. That was enough to tell me that I was on … Continue reading

SPRING EQUINOX 2014

At 12:57 PM today, we will be able to stand raw eggs on end, preferably directly on the Earth. With this little ritual you will be participating in the rare balance of forces available only on the Equinox days. Too Sacred There is a private chamber in the soul that knows the great secret of … Continue reading

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

Occasionally, I am asked how long it takes me to do a painting and, usually, there is a long pause as I grapple with how to answer. When exactly does the process start? When paint touches paper? This photo essay will reveal just how integrated the life/art process can be. The genesis for my mandala … Continue reading

Eckhart Tolle on Surrender

“Not until you surrender does the spiritual dimension become a living reality in your life. When you do, the energy that you emanate and that then runs your life is of a much higher vibrational frequency than the mind energy that still runs our world. Through surrender, spiritual energy comes into this world. It creates … Continue reading

REIKI INSPIRED ART by Elynne Rosenfeld Allenson

This article is made available with the kind permission of author/artist Elynne Rosenfeld Allenson and Reiki Master/publisher William Rand. It appears with luscious samples of artwork in the Fall 2013 issue of Reiki News Magazine. My sincere apologies for the technical problems that prevent me from including those artworks. I am grateful to be included … Continue reading

Eckhart Tolle on “flowers as the enlightenment of plants”

“Seeing beauty in a flower could awaken humans, however briefly, to the beauty that is an essential part of their innermost being, their true nature. The first recognition of beauty was one of the significant events in the evolution of human consciousness. The feelings of joy and love are intrinsically connected to that recognition. Without … Continue reading

INSPIRATION FROM CAROLINE MYSS, PhD.

“I AM.” Copper, aluminum & composition gold leaf, pigments on wood panel. “Sacred imagery should be thought of as a way that our five senses can establish a tangible link to the Divine. Seeing or visualizing in some way is a basic human need, since we have difficulty relating to what we cannot perceive. Such … Continue reading

FALL EQUINOX 2013: INFINITE INSPIRATION

Mandala by P.C.Turczyn Breath Awareness Practice by Gaye Abbott, RYT Inspiration comes when we allow ourselves to dive deeply into our longing to experience the true and full expression of why we are here. The heart and mind of all that is – “God” – creates a state of “being breathed” into, inspiration nested within … Continue reading

INSPIRATION FROM ALBERT SCHWEITZER

  “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with great gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us” ~Albert Schweitzer The painting shown above was inspired by the principle of resonance.  As spheres of light, we overlap, … Continue reading