Tag Archives: Quote

Making Art

When we show up to make art, we need to first get still enough to hear what wants to be expressed through us, and then we need to step out of the way and let it. We must be willing … Continue reading

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Great Art

Great art has this power, this power to grab your attention and suspend it: we stare, sometimes awestruck, sometimes silent, but we cease the restless movement that otherwise characterizes our every waking moment. . . . ~Ken Wilber.

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The Universe

The universe is a single reality— one long sweeping spectacular process of interconnected events. The universe is not a place where evolution happens; it is evolution happening. It is not a stage on which dramas unfold; it is the unfolding … Continue reading

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Mushroom Wisdom

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiralling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott

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Recycling

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the vanguard species in habitat restoration. ~Paul Stamets 

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Mushroom Soup

“If you feel all damp and lonely like a mushroom, find the thick, creamy soup of joyfulness and just dive into it in order to make life tastier” ~Munia Khan

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Aged Understanding

In youth we learn; in age we understand. ~Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Living The Simple Life

The easeful days, the dreamless nights the homely round of plain delights The calm, the unambitioned mind which all men seek, and few men find. ~ Austin Dobson

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Reading Nature

Lectio Divina in Nature Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen How many can you find? ~Lew Welch Lew Welch, Ring … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Fungi

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. ~Bernard Baruch

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Being Better

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. ~St. Francis

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Living The Truth

You do not think yourself into a new way of living, you live yourself into a new way of thinking. ~St. Francis

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I Think I Can Fly

No one can predict to what heights you can soar. Even you will not know until you spread your wings.

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Deception

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words. ~John Ruskin

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Be What We Seek

Only when we are eager to love can we see love and goodness in the world around us. We must ourselves remain in peace, and then we will find peace over there. Remain in beauty, and we will honour beauty … Continue reading

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