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SoulScaping - Generating Presence

What is your relationship to the present moment? As you prepare yourself for this SoulScape, I want you to pay attention to the light of aliveness inside you. As you paint, paint from there. What this does is separate you from the veil of thoughts, and use them, use them as part of your palette. Use the emotions, like an artist would put paint to paper. Put yourself fully into this present moment.  (You can do this with your eyes open with a soft gaze, or eyes shut.)

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SoulScaping - Creating The Future

Can you think of a moment in the future that you want to create? A moment that lights you up, and that lights up everyone around you You are with the people you want to be with, in the place you want to be, doing the things you want to be doing. Most importantly, you are experiencing what you want to experience. When you have, do this guided visualisation:    

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Before Silence

First Breath “The first breath of Light, Roar of silent form. Everything in that moment, Contained in this One.” It's in the singular breath of silence that we feel most held.  There is silence between words. There is silence between breaths. Silence holds the structure of life in a delicate, beautiful symmetry. The invisible roots, and the visible branches of reality penetrate, feed, and animate, everything. From the quark, to the hand, the eye, the river, and the tree itself. This pattern of nature, this fractal of the universe, is inescapable. It's here that the rhythm of life begins. It expands and contracts between the observed polarities of masculine and feminine, creation and destruction, particle and wave, formlessness and form....

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Authentic Resilience

  "Finding Resilience" - Oil On Canvas    “Find strength in the dark edges. Let light plunder the unknown depths. Find purchase. Find poise. Own your place in this world” A certain level of foresight tells me that this will be a challenging year, yet one of an exceptional kind of growth. In the light of this, I’ve been thinking about how you set an authentic vision, and stay resilient. I write this as much to myself as I do to you. I hope it resonates with you. Resilient Like A Rock We tend to celebrate those people who overcome impossible odds through grim determination. By gritting their teeth, shouldering their burden, and pushing the rock up the hill no...

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The Power Of Attention

“Turning Within” Oil On Canvas (Detail) by Louis Parsons. Seeds of Fire “Seeds of fire, Burn my soul. Uncreated. Unrealised. Time to turn within.” Your imagination is a seed bed of ideas. At the centre of each of these seeds, there is pure, pulsating life.  Not much. But just enough. Just enough to keep it alive. Germinating these ideas takes two core conditions of growth.  The first is silence. In the darkness of pure silence, these seeds absorb the energy that they crave to live, to thrive, to become. The second is attention. By paying attention to these ideas, a supercharging of the growth process occurs. The light of attention reacts and combines with the dark, sustaining, moist earth of...

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