Not Screaming but Singing My friend, this is the famous 2020 tree in case you’ve not met her. It is understandable if you may think she would be screaming her leaves off with the events of this year. It may appear that she is throwing her branches up in sheer disgust. If she were, whichContinue reading “THE 2020 TREE”
This is a word picture of mid-20th century farming practices, set within the scenic seasons of the Midwestern United States.
This is very nearly a Jack and the Beanstalk story, except it has to do with a little girl, maybe even two little girls. It emphasizes that we must listen to the children. Oh, and I guess it is not a beanstalk at all, but a tree. Listening to Our Daughter Many, many moons agoContinue reading “Listen to the Children”
The great Italian Renaissance artist, Michelangelo, was tasked with painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by papal request. At the time, Michelangelo was contentedly working on sculpting the tomb of Pope Julius II. This sudden change of plans prompted the artist to declare “painting is my shame!” He very strongly identified with chisels andContinue reading “Michelangelo – Reach and Look Up!”
Through knowing art, one can know the world.
How does Mother Nature teach about diversity and acceptance?
How do we deal with pandemics, intolerance, division?
Coughers Versus Coffers On this, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it is ever more urgent to see our planet and her inhabitants in a new way. We live together on a big, beautiful, blue globe. Years ago, I ran across an analogy to explain the concept of oneness to children. All you need isContinue reading “BIG BEAUTIFUL BLUE GLOBE”
The mind boggling wisdom of mobius strip has profound implications for analyzing reality. Grab some paper and scissors and try it yourself!