Archive for Healing
This is the story of the sculpting, breaking and repair of my St. Francis of Assisi sculpture and how it parallels my own spiritual transformation.
St. Teresa of Avila
Don’t Make Lists
Every day a new flower rises
from your body’s fresh soil.
Don’t go around looking
for fallen petals
in a fairy tale, when you’ve
got the golden »»
A friend just reminded me of this beautiful poem. Thanks Katherine!
Last night as I was sleeping,
I dreamt – marvelous error ! –
that a spring was breaking
The Pregnant Virgin Mary by Sybil Archibald
Click the images for closeups, more information & more work in the Earthen Vessel »»
Plotinus by Sybil Archibald
Form in Void
The tree is stripped,
All color, fragrance gone,
Yet already on the bough,
Ikkyu Sojun 15th century
Three years ago, my family and I moved »»
Peace flows into me
As the tide to the pool by the shore;
It is mine forevermore,
It ebbs not back like the sea.
I am the pool of blue
That worships »»
With all the chaos and turmoil in the world it is easy to be overwhelmed with despair, to feel there is nothing that can ease the world’s »»
Over the past 6 months or so my hands have almost completely contracted into fists. I have limited movement in my two index fingers and a bit »»
During the first part of this video, I was close to tears. I’ve written about my deep connection to Hildegard’s life before. In college, I even made »»
Through Jan’s wonderful blog, I was introduced to Anthony de Mello. I came across his moving last words:
Don’t change: Desire to change is the enemy of love.
I just joined an interesting group, a kind of a Facebook for Creation Spirituality. Creation Spirituality is something I’ve become increasingly interested in as I explore my »»
Since I posted yesterday it has really sunk in, the only thing stopping me from making art is myself. I feel totally liberated. How exhausting it has »»
To what shore would you cross, O my heart? there is no traveler
before you, there is no road:
Where is the movement, where is the »»
This is really worth watching all the way through. It’s a woman speaking about her spiritual awakening during a stroke.