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Self Censorship is not Just Self-Betrayal – Inspiration from Emerson

“Self-censorship is not just self-betrayal and self-abandonment (which would be bad enough), but soul-betrayal and betrayal of our Muse, our inner voice, our highest self.” Ralf Waldo Emerson I find these words from Emerson so powerful and challenging. They resonate so deeply with what I have been asking myself again and again over the past few months.  They bring to the surface a multitude of questions that are so difficult to answer. Why is it so difficult to bring thoughts, … Continue reading

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Painting a Silk Mandala as a Slow Meditation – Nourishment for the Soul

I get asked so often how long it takes me to paint a mandala. It’s that “How long is a piece of string?” time again. It totally depends on what size it is, how detailed it is, how much I have going on around its creation and so on… I decided to share some of my thoughts on this with you in an article because it always helps me to get clarity on the whole process. First and foremost painting … Continue reading

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