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Tuesday Dec 03, 2002

The Choices We Make

The power to choose is one of the gifts and responsibilites in this incarnation. Choice is to make a decision and that decision leads you in a direction, which can be positive, or not. Is it this road or that road? If you don’t know which road, then you are lost. And when you are lost, it makes sense to ask how do I get there from here. The key here is know who is giving the directions.

People want freedom. Most often, however, they don’t have a grasp of the nature of freedom. Most folks think money is freedom.

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Friday Nov 29, 2002

A House is Not a Home

One of the most powerful feelings is that of feeling at home, a place where we belong. Home is not merely physical space; it is everthying connected with that space and all that the senses perceive and associate with it.

I have met artists who couldn’t work unless certain conditions were met. Let’s take one well-known artist who lived in California. I had met his mistress, an art critic, at a party.

She told me me how he worked.

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Thursday Nov 14, 2002

The Mask of Society

The widely held notion is that people hide behind masks. Costume events are popular for good reason.

Masks can be a liberating experience, revealing the inner being, not hiding her. How about doing so without a mask, without veneer, without fear?

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Monday Nov 11, 2002

Mother Earth

When you see someone littering, what goes through your thoughts?

Anything?

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Sunday Nov 10, 2002

In Search of the Next Big Thing

Fads have nothing to do with art that comes from the soul; art from the soul endures because it is alive. Not all such artists are known, nor are all remembered. They create and leave the rest to posterity.

The true artist knows that living takes place in the present moment, and that the present moment is the mind of God, the Creator.

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