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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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Create Multi-Layered Expressions with Sound and Words

Create Multi-Layered Expressions with Sound and Words

Long ago I began to merge spoken words with sound.   In this transformation is an all consuming magic.  This expression is the fullness of a summer day, when the peaches are ripe…   I am a life long poet who also plays Native flute, didgeridoo, drums and a myriad of other instruments. I love to expand into this expression; what may be a beautiful poem can be re-woven into a masterful tapestry with new colors and textures.  Listen to this…

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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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