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Painting with Christ & Mary in the Garden; Spiritual Experiences of Artists

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Painting with Christ & Mary in the Garden; Spiritual Experiences of Artists

"At the time I was painting the picture I felt sorry that I had agreed to sell it. When the picture was finished I stood it up against the door of the balcony and sat down on a sofa at the opposite wall.

Then it seemed to me that Christ's eyes and also His hands were moving. The flowers in the garden became alive. They had turned into human beings who surrounded Christ. Then I saw Christ sway from one side to the other.  Oh, how He spoke! But I only perceived one word, 'Gethsemane.' Lightning struck, and Christ disappeared in a light blue robe.

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Good Friday John the Beloved's Easter Mood In Christo Morimur

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Good Friday John the Beloved's Easter Mood In Christo Morimur

The Individuality of Elias, John, Raphael, Novalis The Last Address given by Rudolf Steiner The truth is, my dear friends, this earthly personality of Raphael was completely yielded up and was only present through what Lazarus-John gave to this soul to be poured out into colour and line for all mankind. Such was the life of this being. And it was so, that this Raphael life could only be, as it were, absolved in another life of thirty years — in Novalis. And so we see Raphael die young, Novalis die young — one being, who came forth from Elijah-John,...

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Meditation, Contemplation & Painting with Spiritual Worlds; an Artist's Life

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Meditation, Contemplation & Painting with Spiritual Worlds; an Artist's Life

  “The starting point for a new life of art can come only by direct stimulation from the spiritual world. We must become artists, not by developing symbolism or allegory, but by rising, through spiritual knowledge, more and more into the spiritual world.” Rudolf Steiner "Thus the anthroposophical world-conception is capable of giving a strong impetus to cognition as well as to religious experience. In the case of cognition it stresses the fact that one must travel a road of purification before passing the gate to the spiritual world. On the other hand, it stresses the truth that religious life...

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What's Ritual Got to Do With It? How Rituals Create Sacred Space for Inner Work of Soul.

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What's Ritual Got to Do With It? How Rituals Create Sacred Space for Inner Work of Soul.

 author is a wheeling blur with drum singing & dancing in the Spirits Curators; Kristena West, Mary McCullogh & Tristy TaylorWhen we were preparing the space in the JFK University gallery for Deities exhibition, we had about 5 days to bring our intention to the gallery environment. That meant creating four Art Altars: East, South, West & North directions.  This exhibition was a group of ordinary people who had been "touched" by spirit.  We wanted to bring a "spiritual art show" partly in my reaction to a woman in San Francisco doing an enema with chickens on-stage during a Da-Da...

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