Monday Mandalas

“In the products of the unconscious we discover mandala symbols, that is, circular and quaternity figures which express wholeness, and whenever we wish to express wholeness, we employ just such figures. ”
–Carl Jung

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Green Sun Mandala by G A Rosenberg

In the Machine by G A Rosenberg

Stained Glass on Slate by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – May 19 2012

“My eyes were glued on life
and they were full of tears.”
― Jack Kerouac

Man raises his hand
A smaller being cowers
tears fall from my eyes


A country insists
only some people matter
tears fall from my eyes


when someone forgets
they’re a human being first
tears fall from my eyes


Pollute and Consume
Wound the heart of our mother
tears fall from my eyes


When despite it all
I realize love still exists
tears fall from my eyes


Haikus are wonderfully clearing for the mind, kind of like five finger exercises for the piano

I have felt a bit disjointed as my writing may convey–Communication’s a funny thing init– Still feels like i’m transitioning from something to something tho it could just be the upcoming eclipse..

Still in talking to you I have found a new venue for communicating with myself for which I thank you.
Blessings, G

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Peacock Feathers by G A Rosenberg

Fire Works by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – May 16 2012

“I finally figured out that I’m solitary by nature, but at the same time I know so many people; so many people think they own a piece of me. They shift and move under my skin, like a parade of memories that simply won’t go away. It doesn’t matter where I am, or how alone–I always have such a crowded head.”
― Charles de Lint

I have both head and heart filled to the brim. People live in there and yes things too or at least concepts. Of course if you subscribe to a variety of modern thought, the people who come into our lives are the ones we draw forth because we need something inside of us modelled. I have found truth in that. I have had people enter my life who represented a side that I needed to see. They evoked that something within me and stayed until i learned what I needed. Quite often after that they or I was drawn away. I find myself to be as Mr de Lint says, a solitary being.

Oddly enough in the last few years I have found myself online connecting with more people than I ever would have thought possible. I welcome all and have learned so much. I wonder is it the time we live in that we now have ways to encounter so many so spread out geographically so rapidly. It seems an amazing dance and I am so grateful. It seems a very graceful one as well. Almost every encounter has been pleasant tho some have been challenging, another karmic thread becoming unraveled. All a necessary part of growth.
Blessings, G

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Re-Patterning by G A Rosenberg

Golden Eye by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – April 26 2012

“I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life.”
― Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

On this one, I’ve chosen long ago. While I may have used by people, never have I been a victim. Many times when I have entered relationships I saw in my mind’s eyes where they would lead, both good and bad. The good was love and fellowship and joy in the presence of another. The bad (relatively speaking) was lessons that I needed to learn or perhaps repeat to drive home the point I had insisted on missing before so even the bad was a win. When the time came to move on, rarely cleanly I left feeling properly devastated but never really victimized by the other. Was I victimized by myself? Perhaps so. It all depended on how badly I needed the lesson, that treasure that Coelho talks about. Are there any treasures greater than increased awareness and increased capacity for love? I don’t believe so. I am grateful for my life and all the people in it, even the ones who have challenged me, perhaps them most of all.
Blessings, G

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Heart of the Fractal by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – September 13 2011 — Doorways

“A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”

                     — James Joyce

Doors opening
not only before me
but in my art
Where will they take me?
Can I just look
or shall i step through
knowing that the very experience
of passing through
will mean changes
for every portal leaves its mark
on my existence
and yet the very act of walking past
will also leave me marked…
Still every door opens before us for a reason
We manifest doorways because we
need that exposure
At every crossroads
we test our being

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Portal Mandala by G A Rosenberg
Portal Mandala 2 by G A Rosenberg
Portal Mandala 3 by G A Rosenberg