The Diamond Method for Creativity An unique approach to using creativity for well-being. Read More »
“On Aesthetic Empathy” Empathy: identification with another’s feelings. (From the Greek pathos, feeling). The German philosopher Theodor Lipps propounded a theory of aesthetic empathy: “Art appreciation depends on the viewer’s ability to project his personality into the object.” Read More »
“Hakuin Ekaku: Meditation in the Midst”
Hakuin Ekaku, the great Zen master made his life statement with his final piece of calligraphy: “a giant character for ‘midst,’ with the inscription, ‘Meditation in the MIDST of action is a billion times superior to meditation in stillness.’”*
Action Meditation: the Soul at work.
* Ed. Sushila Blackman, Graceful Exits (New York: Weatherhill, 1997), p.Read More »