Tag Archives: Awakening through grief

“Remnant” by Jean L. Kreiling

Allowing the storm to transform understandings of self and world

“Remnant” by Jean L. Kreiling challenges our desire to go back to the way things were. We all wish for that at some point or another, being tugged out of our comfort zone by life’s insistent and dynamic flux. And … Continue reading

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There is always a grief ritual happening somewhere in the [Dagara] tribe; it is always a way for people to not only acknowledge the hurt, but also that something else is being born within the self, because grief is a doorway to healing.”

- Sobonfu Somé
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Art World Responds to Orlando Shooting

Less than a week after the Orlando Tragedy, artists speak out

On the night of Saturday, June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people, injuring 53, and irrevocably changing the lives of countless more. Most of the victims were young LGBTQ Latinos and … Continue reading

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Artist Depicts Transformative Nature of Death in Visionary Paintings

Autumn Skye Morrison finds beauty in the big picture

Autumn Skye Morrison has been called a visionary artist, but it could just as easily be said that she simply sees the bigger picture of our time on Earth. Her paintings are saturated with themes of birth, death and transformation, … Continue reading

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