March–April 2016: Renewal

by Carrie WildThe Messenger
ink and watercolor, 9.75 x 7 inches
by Carrie Wild
Fine artist and illustrator Carrie Wild creates ink and watercolor paintings of fauna and flora in her Indianapolis studio. Carrie says: “In ancient Japan, the deer was considered sacred and a messenger of the gods. In period artwork it’s often pictured with a sacred disk or mirror and a tree. This is my interpretation, rooted in the belief that animals have a lot to tell us if we will only listen.” You can see more of Carrie’s work in upcoming exhibits shows: April 1–May 4, “Bird IN Hand,” Art IN Hand Gallery, Zionsville; April 9–10, Indiana Artisan Marketplace, Indiana State Fairgrounds; June 11–12, Talbot Street Art air, Indianapolis; and June 25–26, Covington Art Fair, Fort Wayne.

CONTENTS
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Cycle of Inspiration
An anniversary, and a change in approach.
BRANCHES
Renewal
A poem.
FREDERICK MICHAELS
Renewing the Body Divine
We are the magnum opus, the work itself.
NORMANDI ELLIS
Beautiful World
A poem.
MARLA ZIMMERMAN
Resilience~Resurrection~Renewal
Find somebody or something to love and serve.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
Female Rising
Reviving Goddess culture.
MAX DASHU
When Dreams Go Away
The door is open to new possibilities.
CALLIE J. SMITH
I Heard the Rain Last Night
A poem.
JULIA CORBETT-HEMEYER
Renewal
A poem.
JARED CARTER
Millennia of Birds
A poem.
JOHN SHERMAN
Remembering Why We’re Here
Everyday mindfulness can point to our true purpose.
DIANA J. ENSIGN
A Spiritualist Archive
Metaphysical artifacts with metadata are now online.
THOMAS P. HEALY
Most Endangered
Camp Chesterfield is on the Top 10 list in Indiana.
THOMAS P. HEALY

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