One: Anger

”People have good reasons to be angry and afraid today. Poverty, racism, climate change, and so many other injustices are causing real suffering for much of the world. Unfortunately, dualistic and oppositional energies cannot bring the change we so desperately need; we cannot fight angry power with more angry power.” Daily Meditations, Richard Rohr, July […]

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One: Juggling

Juggling is my main activity these days. My focus is on how to accommodate three concurrent shows over the months of August/September/October. Suddenly, I will have lots of storage space! Juggling differences First of all, the possibility of not having enough work to fill the walls of three galleries, may have occurred to me when […]

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One: Depression

Symptoms of depression include feeling tired. Exhaustion is often a topic of discussion among my entourage lately. More and more people outside my circle of acquaintances are also expressing a desire for a break from the whirlwind of engagements and responsibilities leading nowhere. Plague of Worried Well In addition to these various conversations, several people […]

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One: Voluteering

So much of what we do as artists involves isolation. Volunteering to fill a post during an exhibition often offers a welcome break and opportunity to interact with the public. Saturday was such an opportunity. Avoiding the crowds The Naked Show “Figuratively Speaking” opened last Thursday at 7pm with a wonderful crowd. We enjoyed poetry […]

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One: Worship

“To worship is now becoming to devote oneself body and soul to the creative act, associating oneself with that act in order to fulfill the world by hard work and intellectual exploration.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Christianity and Evolution, trans. René Hague (Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1969), 93. Act of worship The creative act is part of […]

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One: Pilgrimage

This weekend we participated in a short two-day pilgrimage in Banff. The plan entailed two fifteen-kilometer walks, one from the park gate to Banff and from Banff up Sulphur Mountain then to the hot springs. Not all plans come to fruition as envisioned. Perfect for a pilgrimage Perfect weather greeted us Saturday morning. Our meditation […]

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