Making Mandalas: A Magical Process
art / Art therapy / Creative Visualization / Imagery / Inspiration / Meditation / Spirituality

Making Mandalas: A Magical Process

Are you a doodler? Have you ever drawn mandalas ?  I had a very busy week full of medical and laboratory appointments and I spent hours traveling between them. While sitting in waiting rooms I began to doodle and produced several mandalas. My girfriend who was visiting and chauferring me between appointments got into the … Continue reading

Fibromyalgia / Health and Wellness / Relationships / Spirituality / Yoga

Yoga, Aging, Intimacy & Sexuality

Touching is a vital human need and an essential ingredient for healthy relationships. Studies have shown that without touching, many animals – including humans – will die in childhood. Being caressed also lowers blood pressure and releases natural opiates in the brain, as well as the chemical oxytocin, which is essential for human pair-bonding. Continue reading

Easter / Inspiration / Internet Relationships / Spirituality

Easter and Spring Equinox Greetings

Easter is derived from two ancient traditions: Pagan and Judeo-Christian. Easter celebration is definitely traceable all the way back to ancient Babylonian trinitarian paganism, Circa 1500 B.C. Pagans have celebrated death and rebirth themes following the Spring Equinox for millennia. Passover Pasch can be traced to a pre-Israelite pagan ritual practiced by wandering Semitic shepherds. Continue reading

Internet Relationships / Relationships / Spirituality

Relationships and Spirituality: Seeking Common Ground

Oneness is the perfect expansion Of our inner reality. Let our heart’s oneness only increase To make us feel That we belong to a universal world – family, And this world – family Is a fulfilled Dream of God. – Sri Chinmoy Relationships are often troubled when religious differences arise but when they do we … Continue reading

Internet Relationships / Meditation / Relationships / Social networking / Spirituality / Wisdom

Who is God to you? Who are you? Who am I?

  Who am I? Are you your thoughts? Are they yours because you observe them? Can you be without thoughts? Without thinking?   I’m going to provide you with a link to a flash video that is unusual and interesting. You’ll need a Shockwave plugin (Flash player 5.0) to be able to view it. After … Continue reading

Inspiration / Relationships / Spirituality / Winter Solstice

Evergreens a Symbol of Rebirth

This book is a great mid-winter read. I’ve been reading it in the reception areas of the dentist, doctor and laboratory offices I’ve been frequenting these days and I would like to recommend it to my readers. The Solstice Evergreen: History, Folklore and Origins of the Christmas Tree (Paperback) by Sheryl Ann Karas. Karas has … Continue reading