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

THE MYSTERY SCHOOL OF ART, PART 1: Heart Chakra Mandalas

Each summer since 2006, I spend one week as Artist-in-Residence at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY. “More than simply a place, Omega is a global community that awakens the best in the human spirit and cultivates the extraordinary potential that exists in us all.” The primary role of the Artist-in-Residence is … Continue reading

From “A Beautiful Distortion” by Thomas Moore

“…art is a powerful route to spiritual awareness. It can initiate us to another level of experience and teach us important lessons in how to understand spiritual teachings and how to develop a taste for spiritual language and ideas.” “Art doesn’t automatically create a more intelligent spirituality, but it can be a major instrument in … Continue reading

Summer Solstice 2013

Happy Summer Solstice 2013! It is with great wonderment and gratitude that I offer the reader Faybiene Miranda’s magnificent poetic response to the above mandala of Infinite Health. The poem and mandala appear together in the Summer issue of New York Spirit. Faybiene Miranda is a published poet, lyricist and performer, former co-host and co-producer … Continue reading

HAPPY IMBOLC 2013

Greetings! At the recent Winter Solstice, I presented the story of goddess Persephone: she is abducted into the abyss where she faces her fears and gets in touch with her anger, power and intuition.  She emerges as an empowered individual.  Once a year, she makes a return visit to the Underworld, causing the vegetation in … Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get … Continue reading

WINTER SOLSTICE SEASON 2012

In the spirit of the season, I am offering everyone a 15% discount through the end of 2012.  Please visit the Gallery page for details on sizes and prices.

HAPPY LAMMAS 2012

A cross-quarter holiday, Lammas marks the halfway point between Summer Solstice and Autumn Equinox and celebrates the harvesting of first fruits.  I am celebrating by publishing this thought provoking article by Lisa Miles Jackson, R.N., CYT, CHHC, who presented my “Infinite Surrender” mandala at a recent retreat along with its accompanying guided meditation.  A survey … Continue reading

PASSION, POWER & PURPOSE: SUMMER SOLSTICE 2012

At this time of year, nature is at its peak of creativity and abundance.  On my walks over the past few days, I have encountered a deer with two fawns, a black bear, wild turkeys, talking crows, a Great Blue Heron and dozens of species of wildflowers in brilliant hues.  The trees are more awake … Continue reading