Category Art

Seeing Yourself.

And here’s the surprising truth: As you gaze at yourself in the mirror held by another, you will see far more than your flaws. You also will see the beauty that is uniquely you; beauty that others see clearly and you may hardly know exists. That is also part of the truth about you.~ Steve […]

A CAT-alog Of Fuzzy Happenings.

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ said Alice. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the cat. ‘We’re all mad here.~ Lewis Carroll My daughter moved in with me full time a few weeks ago, and brought two more cats with her. I couldn’t tell her no, but now we have five… Doug […]

Find A Path Inwards.

It is impossible to grasp another human’s inner world. But even in the darkness of the densest forest, there can always be the light of a firefly.~ Krupakar Let’s get going! Doug and I related how to construct a safe place from which to journey inward to meet your true self. Now we’ll expand upon […]

Two Takes On My Life…

Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.~John Jewel Astrological birth chart Last month I was gifted with a full astrological birth chart workup, courtesy of Georgia at  Soul Passages Astrology. While I have a basic understanding of astrology and some of the common terms, I’m not […]

Meeting Your True Self.

The reason I talk to myself is that I’m the only one whose answers I accept.~ George Carlin Be Your Own Guide In our last post, Doug and I explained how to create a safe place with imagination. This place, which takes the form of an opening in the ground, can be used for thinking […]

Turning Inward For Answers.

Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are. ~Henry Van Dyke We have the answers, if we listen We all have questions-about life, our motives, our needs, not to mention questions about others. How do you answer the questions that pop up […]

MMM… I Smell Roasting Chicken.

Electricity is really just organized lightning.~ George Carlin It’s been cold here in Florida, dipping below the freezing point at night. Our six chickens sleep in a pen I built in an outbuilding on our property. On cold nights I go out and plug in a little heater for them… Last night it was cold, […]

Relaxation Is Key When Connecting With Your True Self.

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.~Herodotus Turn inward Doug and I have shared our ideas about the importance of imagination when getting to know your true self. We’ve provided some exercises to help […]

What Do You Do With Five Cats?

Anyone who believes what a cat tells him deserves all he gets.~Neil Gaiman, Stardust Today was spent getting the rest of my daughter’s stuff from her old home and moving it here… This included another cat… Which makes five. She brought one with her last weekend and today the other calls our house home. Doug […]

Visualization Must Be Practiced.

Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose.~Bo Bennett Engaging your senses Doug and I have presented the idea that imagination and visualization is important skills to develop. Imagination allows your visualizations to be more realistic and powerful. All five senses should be used when visualizing. Instead of watching the equivalent of a mind movie, visualizations should […]