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Tools to bring peace, comfort and perspective in our lives.

Documentary Video: 26 Days Walking Labyrinths

Documentary Video: 26 Days Walking Labyrinths

This was a shared and powerful experience… Labyrinth walking is a wonderful and powerful practice. We walked for 26 consecutive days in January 2015, every walk began with a flute song played as a heart prayer.   We  started with day with a word, our suggested intention.   We thought about this we entered into the labyrinth. Sometimes folks read poems or taught a song.   A few painted and sketched drawings of the labyrinths. It was a time of focused meditation….

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Surroundings Can Greatly Enhance Art Experiences

Surroundings Can Greatly Enhance Art Experiences

 I was mesmerized as I watched the feathered blades of Peter Griz’s “Sculpture in Motion” slowly spin in the breeze. Lake water washed over rocks of the nearby shore. Surroundings can greatly enhance our art experiences, I smiled. The sound of water was constant and calming.  I was surrounded by the art, the wind and the water at the Veterans Memorial Park, Boyne City, Michigan. I appreciated how the sculptures in this city were creatively displayed for public enjoyment.  For…

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Enjoy Mesmerizing Meditation with the Symphonic Gong

Enjoy Mesmerizing Meditation with the Symphonic Gong

Who could imagine the unspeakable reverberation of harmonic sound that comes from this circular metal disc? It was like hearing all the colors at once, in waves… My  first encounter with the  symphonic gong was Earth Day, 1996 when  some friends came to my house for a musical celebration.  One person brought a Pasiete Gong.   I had never before heard such sound.  My only knowledge of an instrument named a “gong” had been from an old TV show called,…

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Wonder Watching to Recharge our Batteries

Wonder Watching to Recharge our Batteries

Do you ever experience creative battery drain?  I do! And it  doesn’t always happen after a big event. It may come as a result of many  smaller things.   My father used to give this weariness in spirit a name;  he called it “being  eaten alive by ants. ”   We put our energy into a variety of places.   As ones who are growing and changing, it is important to stop and check in with ourselves.  Sometimes when my…

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