“Yes, the long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision, not of where we’re going, but where we want to go.” ~Bruce ‘Utah’ Phillips
from Donnella Wood for Life.Art.Being
From the air we breathe to the gravity field that informs our movement, we sense that the earth and the body are in a dynamic relationship that affects our very way of being and experiencing ourselves in the world.
At the very moment we feel adrift and overwhelmed, activating our individual creative power becomes a radical means of collective recovery.
Check out these talks about this summer’s inspiring and possibility-producing fiery Grand Trine – and then join us for our Astro-playshop to see what you can create in your life with the help of these special aspects!
from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water:
Sometimes the Salon slips past us, only to be found in the living lives of those who were there.
This is space, within and without.
“We give up aggression, both toward ourselves, that we have to make a special effort to impress people, and toward others, that we can put something over on them.” -Chogyam Trungpa
“Why do we perform? It is above all for the entertainment and transformation of the people. It is all for them.” -Patti Smith
Germaine de Stael - French salon, 1790s to 1817 from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Contemplative Arts Salon Germaine De Staël had already seen the promise of the Revolution twist into The Terror before Napoleon came marching into Paris. She was...
The first of a series from A Teaspoon of Water collaborator Beth Lorio about the tradition of Salon.
“Of the purpose of Poetry, Horace says: to inform or to entertain. I can do him one better.”
The basic problem in artistic endeavor is the tendency to split the artist from the audience and then try to send a message from one to the other. — from the Dharma Art Letter, by Chogyam Trungpa
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. -Loren Eiseley