Hard Roots

“You can be yourself without pursuing yourself. Have you ever seen a dog chase his own tail? He just runs in circles.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy A lot can be learned from sitting under a tree. If we’re mindful and aware, we will first notice the shade it offers us on a warm day, cooling […]

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Map of The Wanderer

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“I am much inclined to live from my rucksack, and let my trousers fray as they like.” ― Hermann Hesse Artists, art scholars and critics all have argued over many years about the artistic quality of abstract art, non-objective art and non-representational art as a whole. These are typically all…

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The Race

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“Why should we be in such a desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. It…

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Revisit Me

“How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.” ― William Faulkner Everyone revisits their past at some point. Some dwell, some cherish the thoughts of times gone by, and some still ponder the meaning of certain happenings of their lives. Whatever it may be, we all have these thoughts […]

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The Compass

“You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.” ― Roman Payne Everyone needs a direction in life, a call to action. This makes us move through our lives with a sense of purpose, a reason for being. Without this calling, this otherworldly “thing” that sleeps […]

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Blank Beginnings

Originally posted on Artful Words:
“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”~ Émile Zola ? There it sits, right in front of you. You look at it, and you swear it looks back. It stares at you,…

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