It All Matters

“There’s a mess inside you: You clean the outside.” ― Anonymous, The Dhammapada Tragedy and loss; two words to describe the events of recent days. As everyone expresses how disheartened, sad and broken they feel for those lives lost, communities mourn for their lost loved ones, and look to the heavens for a reason why […]

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Seeing the Soul

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In life, we should all inevitably (and hopefully) come to the point where our focus is turned away from ourselves and out into the world. This can come at any age, where we wake up and shift our concern from ourselves onto others. Where we see not what we can…

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Sometimes it’s Dad, Sometimes it’s Not

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” ― Abbé Prévost, Manon Lescaut A father can come in many forms. Sometimes it’s Dad… Sometimes, it’s someone else. We all have very special people in our lives, some by our family and others that we befriend over time. Some of these people come and […]

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Simple Patterns

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation A pattern exists deep within this life. It pervades all interior spheres of heart and mind, existing as the basic dynamic, the purest gestalt. This pattern can be found in all […]

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Bleed

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“Art has a voice – let it speak.” ― Rochelle Carr In my opinion, the very heart of the creative process is and always will be a simple truth that lives in the art of self-expression. This is an art unto itself. It cannot be tamed or explained to others…

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Dream Ghosts

“There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.” ~ Carson McCullers   All must know the frustration of leaving a part of life unfinished. Whether this be a dream once sought after, a work once started by the driving passion from […]

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Compliments of Balance

“What is joy without sorrow? what is success without failure? what is a win without a loss? what is health without illness? you have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. there is always going to be suffering. it’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will […]

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