Working directly with the algorithms of nature brought my busy mind to a halt and the uniquely quiet space I found myself in was so alive and wonderful, I fell in love with it over and over again. It created healing space within me. I had to begin creating with all that I saw and felt.
I'm a painter and when it comes to painting, I’ve always known it's not about what something should be or look like. It's a dialogue with consciousness. Though I recognized this, I didn't have adequate words to convey this years ago. Replacing limited consciousness with higher...
Flowers and plants have been an important part of my life since childhood. My earliest memories are of backyard gardens in Brooklyn, NY. As I played among the flowers, shrubs, bugs and butterflies my life-long relationship with roses began and continues to this day.
Before I turned twenty meditation seemed oddly mysterious and looked like it would be the most boring thing in the world to do. Just sit? Why would you want to just sit and focus on nothing? I was busy creating art. Meditation made no sense at the time to my young western mind.