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Henri Matisse in Tahiti

In 1930, at the ripe age of 60 and inspired by his love for the work of his compatriot Paul Gauguin, the French painter Henri Matisse boarded a steamer in San Francisco. He was bound for Tahiti because of the light. … Continue reading

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A walk in the clouds

These days I’m living with my head in the clouds–almost literally. I am spending the month of February in Lago de Atitlán, Guatemala, a huge volcano-ringed lake so situation in the Mayan highlands that sometimes the airborne moisture gently clusters … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Robert McDowell

If Only Men Truly Listened If only men truly listened To everything their women say. I said, if only men truly listened To everything their women say, Maybe they’d be liberated From the heartbreaking way Their fathers distanced Themselves from … Continue reading

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Guest artists: “The Value of Water” at St. John the Divine

In a beautiful convergence of holiness, water and artistic endeavor, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on the Upper West Side of Manhattan has just opened a new exhibition called “The Value of Water: Sustaining a Green Planet.” … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Kristine McCallister on Hilaire Hiler

As a color consultant, I was recently asked if I would choose some colors for a fish store/fish counter in Chicago. I received four photographs and was asked to “do something.” I noticed that the photographs all had these huge … Continue reading

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Video of Dr. Masaru Emoto’s July 25 ceremony posted

On July 25, Dr. Masaru Emoto, the “Messenger of Water,” conducted a ceremony at Fukushima, Japan, to send thanks to the waters and to pray for world peace. Previously he had sent out a global call for people to join … Continue reading

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A call for worldwide water ceremony July 25 from Dr. Masaru Emoto

Dr. Masaru Emoto, the Japanese “Messenger of Water,” is inviting worldwide participation in a water ceremony planned for July 25, the Day Out of Time in the Mayan calendar. Here is his call. The Ceremony of Sending Love and Gratitude … Continue reading

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Colleen Flanigan’s Biorocks rock

The ocean is a living organism, which means it is regenerating all the time. Visual and performance artist Colleen Flanigan helps the process along with her underwater Biorocks, sculptural metal matrixes that use low-voltage electric current to raise the pH of … Continue reading

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Dr. Masaru Emoto: The Grand Invocation

Please chant the Grand Invocation three times on every 11th [of the month] as below. The Grand Invocation: “Uchu no Mugen no Chikara ga Kori Kotte, Makoto no Daiwa no Miyo ga, Nari Natta.” This means: “The eternal power of … Continue reading

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Dr. Masaru Emoto: “We came to the earth from outer space as water…”

On his blog, Dr. Masaru Emoto has called for the 11th of each month to be “The Day of Prayer for Peace on Earth,” with people stopping what they are doing at noon and saying the Grand Invocation, the prayer … Continue reading

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