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Quote of the Day – March 1 2013

“To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have
to life and the beings surrounding us.
Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them,
make offerings to them – these nature spirits who call us here –
sealing our fate with each other,
celebrating our love.”
– Alex Grey

 

To bare my soul, to speak my truth without fear, to scream out who i am even when unhappy even when I despair tho I know that is of the moment. To admit that I don’t always love those whom I should as much as I should and sometimes I feel the strain. To speak of the unbearable joy that can be found in a moment of creation, of surrendering my hands to whatever part of me creates. To know and own each bit of love, of bliss, of anger, of joy of fear. Damn it that’s the hardest, owning the fear, so much easier of pushing it away and aside tho it casts such a big shadow. maybe I can’t love and maybe I am unloveable yet no evidence for either exists…maybe I’m not good enough, strong enough, wise enough…but then a wiser part speaks out, “enough for whom, you are what you need to be now, you are growing and improving, if some lessons return, then those are the ones you need” I am grateful for that voice…
Blessings, G

 

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Velocity Mandala
Velocity Mandala by G A Rosenberg
Mind Field 4Mind Field #4  (Grey Eggshells) by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – November 5 2012

“Artists are most themselves when they are out of their minds, transcending the ego skirmishes of conceptual thought, and intuitively relinquishing control to the greater Creator”
–Alex Grey, The Inner Artist

 

Letting go, releasing all my bullshit and giving in…letting it flow.. yes…so often I find myself trying to drive and navigate when it doesn’t matter where i go as long as the expression is true…so much needs to come out still..buried passions and shadow stuff that even as I express I tuck away ever playing a game of peak a boo with my own awareness. How lame is that? or if not lame, tame, we tame ourselves, make of our inner spirits the domesticated pets of our own ego and why? to maintain an inner core of what we tell ourselves is sanity when what we really need is madness…can’t we trust ourselves to come down again, trust the guidance of our spirits and that greater Creator? Why can’t we just let go and let God, the inner God that we all are?
Blessings, G

 

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Journey Through the Mind’s Eye by G A Rosenberg

Monochrome Crystal Mandala by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – June 17 2012

“Art can be worship and Service.
The Incandescent core of our soul.
A glowing God’s eye,
Infinitely aware of the beauty of creation,
Is interlocked with a network of souls,
Part of one vast group soul.”
–Alex Grey

 

Searching for Wisdom
I examine my soul’s depths
I come up empty

 

Meditation brings me
Balance and new awareness
A flower opens

 

An end to searching
The universe lives and breaths
within my vision

 

Birds fly overhead
universe breathes within them
I am not alone

 

A bit of Haiku structure for a night when I need my being jogged. It seems to be for me anyway more of a weekend of being rather than communication. Words seem to be coaxed out only by rhythm tho awareness seems high.
Blessings, G

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Look at that Bodhi by G A Rosenberg

A Flight of Fractal Birds by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – June 14 2012

“”May I be the doctor and the medicine
And may I be the nurse
For all sick beings in the world
Until everyone is healed.

May a rain of food and drink descend
To clear away the pain of thirst and hunger
And during the aeon of famine
May I myself change into food and drink.

May I become an inexhaustible treasure
For those who are poor and destitute;
May I turn into all things they could need
And may these be placed close beside them.

Shantideva, A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
(from Alex Grey’s Sacred Mirrors)

 

The beauty of the above needs no additional comment. Just some time to sink in and wear it.

This past few days a combination of sinus hassles, astrological aspects of which I understand there are several going around, and general time of the season has made me more reflective and less outgoing than I usually am. I seem to be in what a friend of mine who did intuitive readings call a holding pattern but really means there’s more going on internally than externally. Amazing the feelings that have been coming out tho almost all directed internally or at wildly abstract forces. As long as I let them flow through I’ll be fine. Well, I’ll be fine anyway it will just be less painful if I ask myself “Who is it that is feeling this?” “Who is it that thinks these thoughts?” The witness always knows and answers with a silent smile. The shadow also knows…but he delights in not telling…
Blessings, G

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Cosmic Slalom by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – May 8 2012

‎”I acknowledge the privilege of being alive
In a human body at this moment,
Endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts,
And the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.

It is the prayer of my innermost being
To realize my supreme identity
In the liberated play of consciousness,
The Vast Expanse.
Now is the moment,
Here is the place of Liberation.”
–Alex Grey from The Vast Expanse

Since there is not much I can add to the above quote, I will go a bit stream of consciousness and ramble on for a bit. Lately I have been contemplating and discussing with friends a bit what blocks me from going as deep as I can with my writing. Why can I hit a certain level of honesty and sharing and then I veer away sharply? I’ve been circling around this question for awhile and am starting to pinpoint some answers.

Part of it is fear and yes I still have areas of fear that I have not fully integrated yet–I emulate courageousness well and then I stop at the point it touches. my life. Still I have reached new levels of self-honesty. When I tell a story from my past, I might suddenly gain greater insight into what its all about. Having that insight changes my story and thus changes my past. When my past changes, how do I maintain my present. That sounds melodramatic but still feels true, like the glass edges of a wound rubbing

Part of the issue feels like one of safety. This blog is a safe place in which I can speak or so I tell myself. But then i find different levels of safety, at times putting a condom of sorts over my exposed language. It is a prayer of my innermost being to express itself as I express as a human being in this most exciting of times. May it be so.
Blessings, G

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Audience by G A Rosenberg

Undersea Cross by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – May 1 2012

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.”
–Alex Grey

Not only do I acknowledge the privilege but gratitude flows through me for my existence. I worry at the word wisdom tho much as a dog worries at a bone. Wisdom sure feels a lot easier when dealing with the situations of others and so much harder when dealing with my own emotional storms. Perhaps that is not the time to expect wisdom. As long as I can check in with myself and know that I’m ok. That’s the funny thing isn’t it? I have had days when it felt like emotional meltdowns were happening all over the place yet each time I checked in with myself I was OK. I mean I wasn’t in any present danger. There were no immediate threats to my existence so in that moment things were ok. Perhaps five minutes later I’d be worried about some large unexpected bills or something about the kids and dogs but even then I’d check in with myself and I’d be fine. Could that be all that most stress encompasses, things in the future or things in the past and in the present moment fine??? Hmmm pretty interesting reality check. Since I came to that realization, I’ve been a lot calmer. I just have to keep reminding myself to check in.
Blessings, G

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Spirit Wolf by G A Rosenberg

Flowing Mandala by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – July 25 2011

Art can transform the way we see ourselves and the world.
Sacred art has always depended on this possibility.
Theosis means coming closer to God by contemplation of icons.
New ways of seeing lead to new ways of being.
When your being is transformed,
The world according to you transforms.
–Alex Grey

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Auric Landscape by G A Rosenberg