To imbibe is to be altered. To absorb information and be touched or moved by it. When we imbibe, we become radical, rooted, in relationship with a particular element. Mindfulness practice through art requires us to be radical.Read More
The shaman is not a person. Or a role. The shaman is the portal itself. Enter the portal to make your own contact with the living divine.Read More
Stillness of body is not the defining feature of mindfulness – rather it is our capacity to touch the stillness and silence that resides at the centre of each of us.Read More
Words are so powerful. They provide a means of shared communication and personal expression. But they can also lead to confusion, dissension and deflection. And of course they are culturally loaded.Read More
I do not paint an historical Africa. I do not paint a future Africa.
But the colours of Africa are my palette. I cannot help but paint my Africa with every stroke I make.
In meditation practice, keeping awareness on the breath, as a cyclical system of heating and cooling, expanding and contracting, brings serenity and balance. As a process of distillation, meditation offers us the opportunity to see our true being, free of impurities and volatile components. Only the essential remains.Read More
Meditation is not something that can be done, nor is it something that can be undone.Read More
Ecstasy is a form of rapture, wonderment or epiphany in which the limited sense of self experiences an expansion, a spaciousness, a suspension of self as self-enclosed.Read More
Can we forget our knowledge and leave the world of verbal conditioning to see beyond the five senses? Can we enter the Unspeakable?Read More
[The visionary’s] mind soars like the fabulous homa bird or the heraldic bird of chivalry, the martlet. These birds never touch the earth, the martlet not even having feet. Vision is in all great minds. Ted Falconar, Creative Intelligence and Self-Liberation, 2000 The creative person enters the Unspeakable and translates what they feel…most of it […]Read More