John F. Kennedy’s quote resonates deeply, reflecting the capacity of the Arts to shape collective human experience at the macro and micro levels. Simply put, we shape and are shaped by the life stories we create in our dreams, art and words. So where does Truth fit into the equation? What is the relationship between […]Read More Art and Truth
“Ten times a day something happens to me like this – some strengthening throb of amazement – some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.” ― Mary Oliver The most treasured moments are […]Read More
“When you pay attention to your dreams, you inhabit a much larger part of your soul.” – Robert Bosnak In his book Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art and Travel, Robert Bosnak, writes about how images are embodied by the dreamer. He views dream images as places of emotion, or as image environment ecosystems in […]Read More Hurrying Slowly
“Trust dreams Trust your heart and trust your story”. -Neil GaimanRead More Dreams and Stories
“I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.” Vincent Van Gogh. In his book Dream Tending: Awakening to the healing power of Dreams, Dr. Stephen Aizenstat writes that dream images are like characters in a story. Dream images give meaning to our life’s story, just as characters in novels give meaning to the […]Read More Art and Dreaming
Starting something new is challenging. I came across this quote by Michael Edwards, the late Jungian analyst, Professor and art therapist: “Sometimes we know that we don’t stand a chance of getting into something until we have managed to get out of something else […] it is often finding the way in which sets new […]Read More Getting on by getting off ? Creative process as a path
Whats the connection between horses, teachers and artists? Creatively foraging and found Artist Bruce Nauman sharing his thoughts on You Tube. One interesting point he makes is that good teachers get right to the difficult spots, just like good artists go right to the difficult parts in whatever medium they work in.Read More teachers, artists and horses. about learning to pay attention.