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The Hero’s Journey – Joseph Campbell

“The achievement of the hero is one that he is ready for, and it’s really a manifestation of his character. The way in which the landscape and the conditions of the environment match the readiness of the hero. The adventure … Continue reading

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Street Art for the Heart

David Zinn is a street artist from Ann Arbor, Michigan, who turns cracks and dusty corners into surreal fantasy scenes. His imagination spreading out on to the streets of his city, it’s as if characters from children’s books have escaped into the real … Continue reading

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Yūgen (幽玄) – Deep Awareness of the Universe

“Yūgen is an important concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics. The exact translation of the word depends on the context. Yūgen is not an allusion to another world. It is about this world, this experience… “To watch the sun sink behind … Continue reading

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“Modern ADHD Epidemic is Fiction” – Ken Robinson

“This is the modern epidemic, the plague of ADHD, and it’s fictitious. Don’t mistake me; I don’t mean to say there is no such thing as Attention-Deficit Disorder… What I do know for a fact is it’s not an epidemic. … Continue reading

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Every Child is an Artist by Nature

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” ―Pablo Picasso All human beings are creative by nature. Young children know this in their hearts, but as we grow older most of us begin … Continue reading

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How We Participate in the Creative Life of the Universe

“If you see yourself in the correct way, you are all as much extraordinary phenomena of nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars, and the form of a galaxy. … Continue reading

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Aligning with Your Unique Human Potential

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music… I get most joy in life out of music.” … Continue reading

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Toward a More Creative & Holistic Model of Education

Successful education involves seeing each child as a unique and whole human being, concerned about how they think, feel and learn. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences provides a useful way of looking at this. His model of human abilities … Continue reading

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Children of the Cosmic Dance

Every manifestation of Nature is a magical unfolding– each flower, person, planet, animal and tree- a unique and precious gem… Most of us see the Universe this way from time-to-time, but not always. Often, the biggest challenge we face is … Continue reading

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Much That Matters Cannot Be Measured

This painting was done last year by my son Andy, the day before his 13th birthday. He started it in the morning and I helped by advising him as he worked on it all through the day. It’s the best … Continue reading

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