Each person must live their life as a model for others.–Rosa Parks
Word had spread throughout the countryside about a wise Holy Man who lived in a small house atop the mountain.
Rosa Sat – song for Barack Obama
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. —Mahatma Gandhi
aki presents Ashes and Snow To date, more than nine and a half million people around the world have visited the exhibition.
…the function of art is exactly that which I have clearly named as the first function of mythology; to transport the mind in experience past the guardians–desire and fear–of the paradisal gate to the tree within of illuminated life. In the words of the poet Blake, in “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” “If the doors of perception are cleansed, everything would appear to [us] as it is, infinite.
–Mythological Themes in Creative Literature and Art in Myths, Dreams, and Religion. Ed. Joseph Campbell
WonderlandAlli presents Painting 11, Scarf at Paint 100 Paintings
Mary Jaksch presents Is Goodness a Skill? at GoodLife Zen
In Buddhism the ancient Pali terms for good and evil are kusala and akusala which mean ‘skilful’ and ‘unskilful’.
Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!
Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see. May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.
Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission –whether you created it or found it–(containing text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.) anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of self improvement by focusing on What’s Right in the World.
C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version