The Perfect Nautilus

I saw this Nautilus shell on the table of a vendor at the Wednesday Market in Cascias. The man had several crystals and agates and shells. Having recently written about…

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Advice from the Bhagavad Gita
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Advice from the Bhagavad Gita

In the Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna, the warrior, stands at the forefront of a fearsome battle. He is riddled with fear and doubt. Luckily, his charioteer is the God Krishna, who teaches…

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What Gets In Your Way?
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What Gets In Your Way?

Art is the expression of a life lived. It holds the thoughts and actions of the artist. Whether the viewer sees it or not, art holds the artist's hidden truths.…

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Life of a Wave – Wabi Sabi

Wabi-Sabi speaks of the impermanence of things. It points to the natural world in the purest of forms. In his book 'Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets and Philosophers', Leonard Karen…

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The Art of Walking

When building artistic skills, it is helpful to understand how to walk. In his book ‘Create,’ Marc Silber, photographer, author, and mountaineer, talks about teaching mountaineering. He says you don’t…

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The Wood Wide Web

Deep beneath the forest ground, trees are connected to their own underground interweb, made of symbiotic fungi called mycorrhiza. Trees can send messages back and forth from tree to tree…

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