Become radical

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.

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.

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Enter the portal

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.

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.

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The still point

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.

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.

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In the silence

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.

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.

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My African palette

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.

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.

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Only the essential remains

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.

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.

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Non doing

[Meditation] is not something that can be done, nor is it something that can be undone.

Meditation is not something that can be done, nor is it something that can be undone.

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Beside yourself

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.

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.

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Babbling is for brooks

Can we forget our verbal conditioning and enter the Unspeakable to see what the visionary artist sees?

Can we forget our knowledge and leave the world of verbal conditioning to see beyond the five senses? Can we enter the Unspeakable?

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Visioning is universal

Visioning is universal and available to all...⁣ IF⁣ ...when we encounter an object, we remain silent and use intuition and visualisation...we don't gossip and prattle or jump to conclusions...⁣ THEN⁣ ...we experience every episode, every thing, every body as unique. ⁣Creative rapture is the elixir of life.

[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 […]

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