Attention Grabber

Attention Grabber

What grabs your attention? This colorful, curious bird, painted by Choctaw artist Karen Clarkson, was one of a trio of paintings that welcomed guests into the Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery in 2013. It jumped off the wall and communicated directly to me saying “Hey...
Opening the Gates of Perception

Opening the Gates of Perception

Most of us have been told that ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover’. However, there have been many times that I have picked them by their cover. Stephen Harrod Buhner’s book “Plant Intelligence and the Imaginal Realm: Beyond the Doors of Perception into the Dreaming...
Re-Membering the Body: Somatic Intelligence

Re-Membering the Body: Somatic Intelligence

I suspect that one reason physical wisdom is so often overlooked is that as humans have evolved, the primal role of the body (acquiring safety, food and shelter) has increasingly been usurped by intellectual (IQ), emotional (EQ) and spiritual pursuits. These days the...