January–February 2016: Inner Work

by Craig Whitten

Bird Series — Owl
watercolor, 5 x 7 inches
by Craig Whitten

Craig Whitten is a former landscape architect in Lafayette now recognized among the state’s top artists by the Indiana Artisan organization. Craig draws on his deep admiration of nature and interest in the entire Asian aesthetic to produce a body of work ranging from whimsical to contemplative. He uses a mixture of watercolor, acrylic, henna, and whatever he can get his hands on to produce his work. Terra Inspiratio opens January 4 in the Hubbard Gallery of the Frankfort Community Public Library for a month-long exhibit of his most recent works. The show is titled to honor the inspiration he gains from all of nature. You can see more of his work at craigwhitten.com.

CONTENTS
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Spirit of Humanity
The impetus to do the right thing. 
ELSA F. KRAMER
The Preeminence of Day
A poem.
FREDERICK MICHAELS
Listening to the Dark
The space within mirrors the universe itself.
JEANNE MELCHIOR
Searching for Wisdom
A poem.
KARYL MURSCHEL
Still
A poem.
CHRISTIN COLLINS
All Those Who Wander
Walking as a spiritual practice.
CALLIE J. SMITH
Pay Attention
Do, or do not. There is no ‘try.’
TEDDIE LINDER
Change Choices to Change the World
If you want peace and love, be peaceful and loving.
FR. JUSTIN BELITZ
A Bowl of Possible Peas
A poem.
JOHN SHERMAN
Healing from the Inside Out
Access the Great Library of wisdom.
ANN BEECHING
Celebrating Women As We Are
Stepping into the truth, without labels.
SHASTA TOWNSEND
Healing Tools for Inner Work
The journey within is worth the effort.
TONYA THREET
The Inner Landscape
The heart space leads to a meaningful life path.
DIANA J. ENSIGN
White at Shinto Funerals
A poem.
JL KATO
The inward journey
Silence the inner chatter to access innate wisdom.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY

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