“When you look upon another human being and feel great love toward them, or when you contemplate beauty in nature and something within you responds deeply to it, close your eyes for a moment and feel the essence of that love or that beauty within you, inseparable from who you are, your true nature.” –… Continue reading Your True Nature..
Living lightly, close to the earth…. having friends and neighbours over for drinks! The Weka is New Zealand’s native woodhen, they were once abundant but are now in retreat to the less inhabited areas. They are flightless but quick runners with an excellent sidestep. Embodying curiosity and courage, they often venture inside the cabins and… Continue reading Opening up to the possibilities..
“In time you realize that the very world we live in, what we see, everything around us that looks like stone or rock is really the love that we feel in our heart.” ~ AH Almaas This brought to mind my painting of the wind blown forest on the West Coast near Punakaiki. Being there… Continue reading Breathing In… Breathing out….
On retreat at Santa Sabina in San Rafael California. With the International Retreat Group – my Diamond Approach group lead by Sandra Maitri. The Point of Existence: A very profound teaching that has led to a whole new reframing of my life….
My latest painting “Still Point”, looking in…. reflections on the interior. “When you are looking at a pool of water and you see a reflection, you know the reflected object is not really there it is just a reflection. You know that what is there is water. It is the same thing with the mind.… Continue reading Still Point