Articles containing "Art"


Embrace Pleasure and Pain

Shadow

Some would embrace their dreams, deny their nightmares, and say that they know what it is to dream. They will indulge in pleasure and shun pain, and say they know what it is to feel. But when confronted with the… Seek More

Secret of Conflict

Shadow

The secret of conflict is that there is no conflict. We perceive ourselves to be in opposition. But the one who opposes you, do they oppose “you”? Or has their way run afoul of yours? They seek something in opposition.… Seek More

Taoist Practice

Harmony

There are many allegories in Taoism and much like Greek Gnosticism it is heavily experience based, though there are a body of philosophers, referred to as sages, who are viewed as having deep insight into the Tao, like Chuang-Tzu and… Seek More

Humour in Spirituality

Humor

A lot is said about humour in a limited way, but humour like beauty is truth. We can find humour in all things, because in fact there is truth and beauty in all things. Just some might not be to… Seek More

Nature of Spirits

Spirits

Spirits aren’t the rare spooky encounter you hear about in haunted locales. You likely sense them on a daily basis. When you sense someone walk into a room, the sense of presence, their personal energy is a spirit. It’s just… Seek More

Spiritual Q&A

Spirituality

Here are a few questions that I have received in some of my talks. Maybe you’ve wondered as well.  If our ancestors and family who have passed over are supposed to be watching over us, what exactly are they doing? … Seek More

Zen Practice

Zen

Ever see Zen art? They use simple ink and they refuse to draw from memory. They seek to trap the sense impression, so the images are very impressionistic. Suggesting the image of say a bird, because in fact as we move about… Seek More

Do With Your Heart

Action

Do you have a very difficult time doing anything without your heart being involved? Then don’t exclude your heart. It isn’t necessary. The only way it’s ‘meant’ to be done (if that word has any meaning at all) is the… Seek More

Documented Record for Ancient Lore

Religion

Literacy is interesting. Previously the only sanctioned literacy was of the priesthood, and only of the sacred texts. The word “talisman” was a reference to magicians marks, or to make marks like a magician. Tally was to make marks on… Seek More

Halloween History and Tradition

Halloween

Halloween is very much ingrained in our collective unconscious, and has a very long history. It was basically the Celtic New Year (Samhain). Like the Norse legend of the world being born of ice, they see winter as the first… Seek More