“Aspiration Is an Instinct”
I have said that, at least to me, Aspiration is an instinct. I believe that it is “an inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species.”* And that it is “a powerful motivation or impulse.” And that it is “an innate capability.”
And that it is “impelled from within” – from the Soul. Read More »
“Three Chinese Gongshi”
In the room where I paint there are three Chinese gongshi, scholars’ rocks, as a tribute and a remembrance to my Chinese painting guides, members of the literati, the scholar-painters. It is as if I am triangulated by the Energy emanating from the rocks, from them as the rocks.
When I was in Japan, I searched for the equivalent of a Japanese scholar’s rock and found in a junkstore in Kyoto a cut-off section of an old tree root. Read More »
“I Bear Within Me a Spirit”
From the moment of conception to that of death, I bear within me a spirit from the Spirit World that evolves through every experience I have in my life. I exist here on earth for the spirit in this, its present particular incarnation.
I am as its mother. Within me, it grows – by me, through me. Read More »