All posts by Christiane

Just a Pencil – just some shading

Have you ever heard someone say:  …it’s just a dog …or …it’s just a chicken?

So maybe someone might say to an art class with a Pencil: It’s just a pencil…..

So then there it this – Just some shading and voyaging 🙂

Because of the Art classes, I revisited this video in the last few days – I still love it, the music, the drawing and the poem.

Based on “Draw Good Now”


Video: Poem: “Where is my Beloved Tonight? A Sanctuary Bestowed From a Vast Cool Height.” Poet known & unknown
Art: “A Different Kind Of Voyage” Graphite Drawing on Paper CWolters 2008
Music: ESD loop from Ride that Caroussel

Animals and Art to grow & awaken your soul

Not too long ago I discovered the truth of this: “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened”.
– Anatole France

I won’t go into it in detail here, Skye, a German shepherd/husky had the key to it and I said yes.


Most recently I have been inspired by Kurt Vonnegut – specifically his words to some high school students – and gnosticman and the poet’s reading circle in the Prosperity Virtual Ashram – to give “Art” or most specifically Doing art – another try…. so am starting to write things that rhyme – though my command of the language might not be sublime 🙂

Maybe it really will grow the soul – just another part of it in another way from the one you awake when you really love an animal.

A quote from E.J. Gold, as best I can recall that is: “The purpose of a human being, any time, anywhere,  is to grow a soul”.

Do art – keep doing it – Love an animal – really … heart emoticon here 🙂

What we love – short version

The End of the Rainbow is right here – and there is your pot of Gold – LOVE is here

Just a few minutes ago I marveled at the human body – watching a dance performance on youtube – at the same time aware of how the amazing technology of today has made possible for everyone everywhere to partake in communities, culture, beauty and wonder like at no other time in recent history – and that there is a side to humans that is truly amazing. Whether you love poetry enough that you would not want to live without it, or film, art, pottery, sports, dance or architecture, love good music or marvel at the amazing technology giving someone who needs it a 3D printed new skull – whether you just love love love your family, your friends or superbowl or the exploration of space in true science – or just love LIFE – consider this:

“Simply replanting trees, is not replanting communities.”

Maybe this IS the peak of human achievement we are experiencing at this time -and maybe the ONLY time  in history of this planet EVER for events like healing circles in the Prosperity Ashram  to be able to happen – because of the technology available to us today (oh – you too  can request a healing  at the Prosperity Path Forum here).

I – this human and its resident soul –  owe nature any life  or worthwhile activity I can do today … and I love her – in all her beauty beyond words and AWESOMENESS – from gently spring rain,  to the blade of grass or little bug right here in front of me – I have been blessed.

In the end, it really is all about waking up and learning how to move, about wonder and gratitude. To view with impartiality the destruction and exploitation of  nature that is  happening now all over the planet is difficult. It is what is happening however. – For a somewhat deeper elaboration on that point, please see the longer version HERE.

But this site is about what we love …and I love this earth home – I love nature – the birds and the bees and all that. In nature – Love just IS.

This is a good video – I do hope you watch it. I agree with the narrator:  the earth will regenerate, re-green – we don’t have to be part of it.

….. and Love is going to bring forth another form that recognizes It – Self as that.

To the Divine Silence

This is one of my faves – and invocation read/performed by E.J. Gold. It is from the ABD, the American Book Of the Dead, which he wrote over 30 years ago.  Anyone interested in readings, becoming a reader, how to read when you really don’t know, what you need and to request readings, I recommend the website The Clear Light.

Here is the video of the invocation I spoke of.

E.J. Gold reads the Obligatory Reader’s Invocation from the ABD