Clear your mind (part 2)

We expand our known world through wonder by participating in something larger than ourselves. Wonder is pure participation, devoid of the need to possess. Eric Booth As long as one operates in the middle of things, one can never really know the nature of the medium in which one moves. William Irwin Thompson, The Time […]

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A leap to lucidity

Take a leap to lucidity with this visionary artwork by digital artist Lanon Carl Prigge, a poetic extract from T S Eliot’s The Four Quartets and a video of luminosity with music by Sergey Cheremisinov.

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Pay heed to the hidden

To heed is to pay careful attention, to attend to and take possession of. According to Gaston Bachelard, a creature in hiding is simply preparing for a sudden outburst, an explosion of being.

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Muse on the Mystery

Why should we become absorbed in deep thought only to encounter a Mystery that remains immeasurable? Because realization will come and mind will be illuminated.

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The Unspoken

The artist who enters the vision, enters always, blind, deaf and dumb; stripped and humbled before the infinite mystery.

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Art IS

Artful Contemplation is the practice of daily mindfulness through the contemplation of art. The sustained contemplation of a still image is similar to the meditative practice of candle gazing. Rather than offering a moving image or object to gaze upon, Artful Contemplation offers a still image – which allows the senses and the imagination of the viewer to move.

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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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Art as revelation

True art is a revelation, a seeing, an encounter with direct experience...and we are all artists in our own lives, although we may not all paint or draw very well.

True art is a revelation, a seeing, an encounter with direct experience. We are all artists in our own lives, although we may not all paint or draw very well.

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A well-lit path

Each of us walks a well-lit path, even when it appears dark and obscure to others.

Each of us walks a well-lit path, even when it appears dark and obscure to others. Contemplate visionary art for personal illumination.

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In-sight

To find the visionary realm, we use intuition and follow the contours of the inner eye to the source of our own light.

To find the visionary realm, we use intuition and follow the contours of the inner eye to the source of our own light.

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