Contemplating the divine

Like all forms of contemplation and meditation, Visio Divina requires that you slow down and focus intently on a singular image for long enough that first impressions, habitual assumptions and fixed perceptions can be transcended.

Visio Divina, or Divine Seeing, is a the practice of deeply contemplating images and artworks for spiritual enlightenment and a direct encounter with metaphysical reality.

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Be carried away

Observe that which is looking through your eyes. Do not attempt to name it, categorize it, define it, describe it, shape it, manipulate it. Just be with its being.

Observe that which is looking through your eyes. Do not attempt to name it, categorize it, define it, describe it, shape it, manipulate it. Just be with its being. Let yourself be carried away.

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Grey is not colorless

Great art is transcendent. It points to something beyond itself and the one who made it. Jeff Goins The aim of visionary art is to show what lies beyond the boundary of sight. Widewalls

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A different tale is told

In seeking a meaning-filled life, we like to tell stories. Sometimes we forget that we can change the stories we live by.

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More than a moment

More than a moment. “Is a picture made in a single moment? No, it is built up piece-by-piece, just like a house. And the spectator—is his looking done in a single moment?” (Paul Klee) Intuitive artwork for artful contemplation in honor of Slow Art Day.

Slow Art Day takes place on Saturday 6 April this year. So this week we’ll be posting one of our intuitive artworks daily in honor of lingering longer, and finding deep contemplation, through art. Join us in this space of mindful co-creativity.

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Follow the silence

Follow the silence of intuitive art as a daily mindfulness practice.

Follow the silence. Practice simple daily mindfulness through the Artful Contemplation of intuitive artworks. Subscribe to receive a daily reminder.

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Pause. Breathe.

Pause. Breathe. Remember that our breath is always with us, as is our awareness. Mindful breathing and mindful looking are tools that can be easily integrated in daily life.

Pause. Breathe. Remember that our breath is always with us, as is our awareness. Mindful breathing and mindful looking are tools that can be easily integrated in daily life.

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Settle down, settle in.

Our need for stillness, silence and personal sanctuary increases in proportion to the speed, intensity and sociability of our lives. Like any mindfulness practice, Artful Contemplation offers us the opportunity to slow down, settle in, pay attention and appreciate what is right before us.

Our need for stillness, silence and personal sanctuary increases in proportion to the speed, intensity and sociability of our lives. Like any mindfulness practice, Artful Contemplation offers us the opportunity to slow down, settle in, pay attention and appreciate what is right before us.

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