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Facets of a Diamond – Blog

“An Old Raku Bowl”

I'm holding this old raku bowl – Reverently. The spirit of the unknown craftsman, long dead, lives on through it, in it.
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“My Writing is for You”

I am often given what seem, at least to me, to be wonderful insights and understandings. As happens, I suppose, to many people as they get older and mature somewhat.
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“The True Cure”

When a doctor approaches a patient he must think not only of the mechanics of the physical cure, but also of aiding the person in healing his spirit. This cannot be learned in medical school, it is not in the medical textbooks, nor does it qualify as a diagnosis for insurance companies. But it is what really matters.
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Video: Art and the Ephemeral

Dr. Diamond discusses the idea of ephemerality in relation to art: "Maybe all art should be ephemeral. And maybe its effect is heightened by the ephemerality of the experience..."
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“Overcoming Our Deepest Suffering”

Our deepest suffering is our despair at the perceived impossibility of bringing together who we know we should be ("good") and who we believe we are ("bad"). To relieve our suffering, all we need do is...
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