Last week I had the privilege of participating in the Lifeline Trust youth suicide fundraising auction organised by the Jake Millar Foundation. I’m very happy to say my painting “I’ll Meet You There” sold for a good price with all funds going to support the Trusts valuable work. Thanks to everyone involved. You can see… Continue reading For a good cause
Shining the light into 2016 – may it be a year never separate from love! There is one who moves in the inner worlds, and wanders through realms of dark and of light. In her quiver are arrows of sadness, joy, loneliness, and bliss, which she uses to practice intimacy with all things. She has… Continue reading The Light: don’t Forget
In partnership with Gordon Harris Art Supplies in Wellington I’ll soon be starting a new weekday painting class in Wellington. They’ve got a small but fabulous workshop space in their new store at 182 Vivian St, and I’ll be starting up a class there for a couple hours every Wednesday afternoon. We’ll be working on… Continue reading The creative Spirit unleashed!
Originally posted on Evolutionary_Mystic Post:
AH Almaas and Karen Johnson ‘Two Hearts Beat As One’ interview by Renate and Iain McNay Published on May 23, 2013 AH Almaas and Karen Johnson ‘Two Hearts Beat As One’ interview by Renate and Iain McNay A.H. Almaas is the pen name of Hameed Ali, who is the…
Places where the heart lives…. “When you love something like reading — or drawing or music or nature — it surrounds you with a sense of connection to something great. If you are lucky enough to know this, then your search for meaning involves whatever that Something is. It’s an alchemical blend of affinity and… Continue reading Coming home
Drawing the curtains Giving the cabins back to the geckos. With a deeply felt connection to the land, weary bones and very open hearts we’re leaving Paradise and heading home to Wellington. Painting the curtains? That may come later….
“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….
Originally posted on The Compassionate Gardener: a ministry of hope:
“Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see…
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….
Springtime in the Sounds, at ‘Hou Ngahere”…..paradise and inspiration, and no mowing! The petrol was more than six weeks old and had gone stale! Still plenty to do – including just soaking up the magic!