A while back, before anything else, for a lack of better words… when I was more in tune, when I felt the need to expand in a big way; I decided to do a challenge, to keep myself accountable and attuned to my current status in life. I stumbled upon a page on Facebook one day that was called “Gratitude […]
6/30/16 – “Communication” Clearly I was on a role creating Mandalas during the month of June. I had found a new release and I felt as though I was onto something. I started out with the intention of “communication.” I had no idea how I was going to convey that, but hey, art flows in this medium for me. Midway […]
6-11-16 – “Oasis Amongst Chaos” I finished up this mandala shortly after I had just finished my second one. I was utilizing heavy sketch book paper, pencil and sharpie. I decided to utilize my compass on this one to create the circles. After I created the center (I always start in the center and work my way out” I really […]
6/5/16 – “Growth” “I wish you wouldn’t say things: that you don’t mean.” (Growth) Mandalas are circular designs that reflect the wholeness of the person creating them. According to Carl Jung, “a mandala is the psychological expression of the totality of self.” Jung a Swiss psychiatrist, discovered the significance of mandalas through his own inner work. “I sketched every morning […]
I started creating mandalas in May of 2016. I knew a little bit about Carl Jung, psychology, and spiritual studies. I set out to create a mandala one day because I wanted to see what my “inner mind” looked like. I was deep into astrological studies at the time and had a real yearning to be able to take a […]
Below you will find a (hopefully) familiar scene from “Pooh’s Most Grand Adventure: The Search For Christopher Robin.” Here, Christopher Robin is giving Pooh a word of advice in case they are ever apart, which Pooh cannot even begin to fathom. The transcript from the movie which follows somehow ALWAYS brings me to tears. (see below photo) Christopher Robin: “Pooh […]
When someone states something like, “man my back really hurts today,” the normal response would be something along the lines of personal relation; such as, “man that sucks, I’m sorry, or ouch that’s no fun.” Where do we draw the line when relating others personal issues to ourselves?