December 12, 2017

Forgiveness can be bittersweet

This post is a reblog from Krista Tippett’s On Being BY SHARON SALZBERG (@SHARONSALZBERG). I’ve taken classes with Sharon Salzberg at Kripalu in Lenox, MA and one day […]
December 11, 2017

Silence

My understanding of the word silence changed dramatically after I read Rebecca Solnit’s essay “Silence Is Broken,” found in The Mother of All Questions. Maria Popova writes a […]
December 10, 2017

Embrace the wild

I return to a phrase and a variation of the phrase from Henry David Thoreau’s essay “Walking” (first published in 1862 in The Atlantic), whenever I need to […]
December 9, 2017

Love starts when fear ends. December 9, 2017

Love starts when fear ends was inscribed in the entryway of the Egyptian Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale. The exhibit featured a multi-sensory film by artist […]
December 8, 2017

Conceive, seize, take hold of, December 8, 2017

The etymology of a word often directs my art-making, especially when I am uncertain of a path. I’ll take a word, look at its origins, synonyms/antonyms, […]
December 7, 2017

Accept the Realities/Strength is subtle, December 7, 2017

Redacting text lives high on my list of techniques for manipulating words, whether found or my own. I don’t remember the origins of the text for today’s […]