“Keep taking time for yourself
until you’re you again.”
– Lalah Delia
“We are Spiritual beings having a human experience. We are not here to get Spiritual. We are inherently, and eternally, Spiritual. We are here to remember and wake up to our True Self so that we can integrate Spiritual Truth into our human experience. Emotions are a vital and fundamental component in this human experience.
We are Spiritual Beings and we are here in these bodies, at this time, to do this healing.”
– Robert Burney
We learn to understand ourselves through our relationships with the world around us–its seasons and landscapes, challenges and opportunities. And through our journey to find our place among so many others, we begin to recognize our own glimmer of light in a constellation of stars.
– Madisyn Taylor
“Really important meetings are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other.
Generally speaking, these meetings occur when we reach a limit, when we need to die and be reborn emotionally. These meetings are waiting for us, but more often than not, we avoid them happening. If we are desperate, though, if we have nothing to lose, or if we are full of enthusiasm for life, then the unknown reveals itself, and our universe changes direction.”
– Paul Coelho, Eleven minutes.
Ted Meyer’s “Scarred for Life” series takes mono-prints directly off the skin of models who were scarred by an illness or injury.
For this series, Meyer takes each of the mono-prints directly off the skin of models who were scarred by spinal surgery, mastectomies, bullet wounds, amputations. He allows them to choose their own colors; most select cheerful reds, purples, yellows or pinks. He then adds details with gouache and color pencil, creating delicate abstract compositions in which the incision mark becomes a bold stroke emanating richly colored energy. Next, he photographs the models with the same paint color on their scars and includes their own account of how the scar came about and its affect on their lives. The combination of print, photograph and words sensitively yet powerfully depicts brave personal victories, from the graceful dancer who continues to dance from her wheelchair to the devoted mother who survives a mastectomy to raise her twin sons and the arm-amputee who can find humor in the loss of her limb.
Read more about Ted Meyer’s Scar Prints here: http://bit.ly/18UMgru
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