Revelation

    . Revelation   Get the book here. Explore the series here. . . Often, when I am in nature, I feel that I am in the presence of a spirit. For millennia, the spiritual traditions of the world have developed a highly creative vocabulary for these earth energies; Hindu devas, Shinto kami, Greek nymphs, Celtic fairies, African yawahoos, Egyptian afrites, Iroquois orendas, and the list goes on and on and on. These explorations are an essential aspect of human nature. This soulful approach to life reminds us that we too are spiritual as well as material beings. . The images in my series Revelation remind me, and many others, of the figures, masks, and paintings found within the world’s sacred traditions. Throughout human history, including in the western psychological...

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Constellation

  Constellation   Get the book here. Explore the series here. . The great astronomer Carl Sagan said “The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff.” He reminds us that the stars, the earth, and our bodies share the same basic building blocks. They come from and return to the same places and return to the same places. So when we gaze at the heavens we see where we came from and what we were, where we are going and what we will be. When we gaze at the land we see where and what we are now. In contemplating both we embrace an expanded view of our place in the universe and ourselves.   Things are usually much richer and more complicated than they...

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