Monthly Archives: May 2014

The transfiguration of matter occurs through wonder

James Hillman said that. His friend, the artist George Quasha, has spent a lot of time balancing stones. He balances them, no mortar, no glue, just balance. Cornelia Konrad’s work often allows us to glimpse the lightness of being that … Continue reading

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listen to their lament and accept

Today I spent a good part of the day talking with an old friend who lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they have had the floods of a century. The rain fell almost 19 inches in a few days in … Continue reading

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let me tell you a story

James Hillman once said to me that he wasn’t very interested in origins. It seemed to be an exhaustion with psychology’s mommy – daddy emphasis, as well as a deeper suspicion about cause and effect, which I share. There is … Continue reading

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your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it *

Abraham Lincoln once said, Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the … Continue reading

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