Beautiful living is made of beautiful moments. The pure moment can only be beautiful because it has been created … for me. By one breath, erase all impurities. A. Garden, Feb. 2018
I don't know what to say. My teacher softly guides me, ... while I paint, I am beginning to understand what she is trying to convey in words, but creation remains a visceral sensation. A first attempt of non-figurative expression.
Some thoughts In the process of preparing the meditation workshop, I have come to ask myself “what do I love to create”. “Moments” the answer appeared immediately. It was the voice of my feminine self. “And spaces”, my masculine self replied. When at least some space in the mind is cleared, a (new) moment may … Continue reading Create Time and Space and The Next Best Thing
Creator is a constructor, not a magician. Creation is a work in continuous renovation, improvement, polishing. Man may cross from survival mode to creative mode but each person in his or her own (easy) way. Men must dare at some point to create their own world. Their world may be a relationship, a family, a … Continue reading Observations on creativity and a painting in progress
How do focus and happiness relate to one another? Focus is direction of my energy. Happiness is the effect of constantly directing my focus on my real, natural, immediate joy. In the world, especially in present world (nothing wrong with the world), focus zigzags in a million directions. Consequently, we forget what’s the main idea … Continue reading A simple day to day moment to moment focus joy algorithm
Like children, we sometimes feel we need permission to do or have what we desire. Part of growing up, we try hard to prove to someone else we are big enough now and can do exactly what we want. So we imagine (or borrow) absurd desires to go after. Soon, we realise it’s not what … Continue reading Real joy is always at hand
Painting "Cool summer" by A. Garden @ http://farbenlicht.ro/cursuri-adulti/ Meditation is like a bridge between two worlds. Along the first half of the bridge, we slowly leave behind worries and doubts. Starting from the middle, the natural state, we slowly activate our creative potential. A. Garden, Feb. 2018
Meditation is the basic state of mind for any therapeutic practice. Unless mind is clean, emptied of all worry and expectation, healing, which means recovery of natural well being, has no space to happen. In my healing practice, I experimented with various forms of meditating, from simple breathing kinds to more elaborated like Reiki, or … Continue reading State of Play or Creative Meditation