Category Archives: genius

Gabrielle Roth, 1941-2012: Disciple of the Deep Dark Divine – Eliezer Sobel

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-99th-monkey/201310/gabrielle-roth-1941-2012-disciple-the-deep-dark-divine ‘You didn’t really think this was about dancing, did you?’ This is the follow up to yesterday’s short film showing 5 Rhythms dance, a wonderful article by Eliezer about Gabrielle Roth, the movement’s founder. There is a lot in … Continue reading

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The Brothers Grimm in Three Transcendent Dimensions: Shaun Tan’s Breathtaking Sculptural Illustrations for the Beloved Tales – Maria Popova

  Rotkäppchen (Little Red Riding Hood) http://www.brainpickings.org/2015/05/25/shaun-tan-philip-pullman-brothers-grimm/ An article from Maria on her consistently excellent Brainpickings site, concerning some mesmerizing three dimensional illustrations by Shaun Tan for Philip Pullman’s retelling of Grimms’ fairy tales (the German version – sadly, Philip’s … Continue reading

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Boyan Slat on Cleaning the Oceans – Amateo Ra

http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/the-20-year-old-who-plans-to-remove-all-plastic-from-the-ocean/ This might at first glance seem an odd post for a therapy service. However, Boyan Slat’s vision and work seemed to us profoundly inspiring and empowering – an example of one person finding ways to manifest his ethics, passion … Continue reading

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John Bramblitt’s paintings, from the Daily Share

  Beautiful, heart-swelling story….and the paintings are glorious….Inner vision, expressed through touch – tenderness, joy, aliveness, connection, love, energy, the natural and human worlds. Just remarkable. Thank you to Shawn Rubin on Facebook for drawing our attention to this. Palace … Continue reading

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John O’Donohue on Air, Space and Michelangelo

‘The generosity of air allows each object to emerge and to be. Air gives space. Without space individuality would be impossible. Form is the secret of individuality. And form is a line cut into space. In this sense air is … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s Angel

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni Gratitude to our therapist, Jules, for sharing with us this beautiful Michelangelo quotation. It feels relevant both to the creative process, … Continue reading

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R Carlos Nakai – Earth Spirit

Click on the link for this wonderful and uplifting collection of solo flute pieces from Navajo-Ute musician R. Carlos Nakai. It has a gentle, centered, meditative quality we love. And here’s an earlier post to some more of his beautiful, … Continue reading

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