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Inspiratio

By |2019-09-13T22:57:31-04:00November 13th, 2014|Writing|

I am swept away by the story of the Rosetta Mission and our landing on Comet 67P! That it took over 6.4 billion kilometers to reach this landing strip, including all the gravitational assists needed to get our spacecraft there. That it all happened in just 11 years, barely a blip in the history of our species. Like the [...]

A Glorious School for the Heart

By |2019-09-12T18:33:45-04:00February 24th, 2014|Life Arts, Writing|

 "Nature is a glorious school for the heart! I shall be a scholar in this schooland bring an eager heart to her instruction. Here I shall learn wisdom, the only wisdom that is free from disgust; here I shall learn to know God and find a foretaste of heaven in His knowledge. Among these occupations my earthly days shall flow [...]

The Seed Within

By |2020-01-13T11:52:01-05:00January 4th, 2014|Life Arts|

Within us all there is a seed of resplendent life force. We artists feel it especially. This seed lies in its casing, a hard exterior shell.  We have to let the flowering take place. For an artist this is always a necessity...this having to bloom. We cannot help it. We can hinder it, prevent it, stifle it, go another way. It does not go [...]