January–February 2018

by Paul Kane
Tree of Life
by Paul Kane
mixed media, 3′ x 4′

Bloomington artist Paul Kane writes: “My mother’s family sculpted neogothic altarpieces for churches in Germany for a century and a half. While visiting that studio at the age of 6, visual art became my vocation. I think we moderns need this ancient way of exploring, honoring, and expressing our relationship with the sacred. As I paint, I think about the possibility that we can save ourselves individually and collectively by recognizing the possibility of abundance, through love, replacing fear. These paintings urge us to repudiate our estrangement from nature.” Learn more about Paul and his work at callitblue.blogspot.com

 
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Thinking Like a Seed
A sustaining metaphor during cheerless times.
JEANNE MELCHIOR
Gather the Women
Timeless wisdom from a kindred spirit.
KELLEY KELSEY
Four Views of a Vigil
A poem.
MARY REDMAN
A Change in Perspective Can Change Your Life
Realize the truth at the core of your being.
SUE MORTER
Gratitude
A poem.
MARK TRELA
The Dream as Divine Force
Being present to one’s singular existence.
DAN CARPENTER
Hayloft
A poem.
JARED CARTER
Possibilities
Seeking balance.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
Seed Dreams
A poem.
JEANNE MELCHIOR
Spirit Communication
Transcending the physical.
ED CUMMINGS
Be What You Want to Be!
Finding happiness in the new year.
PARAMAHANSA YOGANANDA
Medical Aid in Dying
Not (yet) in Indiana.
BEV HMUROVIC
Astroblogick Annual Report
A look at the stars for 2018.
GARY PAUL GLYNN

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