Archive | February, 2013

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist and one of its most outspoken critics. The son of a revolutionary poet who was sentenced to thirteen years of hard labor when Ai Wei-Wei was a child, the artist has every reason to fear the Chinese government. But he refuses to be cowed. On the contrary, he carries the fight to Chinese officials at every opportunity, in a style vaguely reminiscent […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

The Blue Jewel

The Blue Jewel is a beautifully photographed film about our precious planet, “the blue jewel,” which carries a somewhat startling message: The Earth loves humanity. German film maker Oliver Hauck asks, “What would our Earth be like if man would understand that he and the Earth are one? That we humans are made of the same material as a volcano or a rainbow and that the Earth’s pulse beats to […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Rumi | Love poems

The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere, they’re in each other all along. –Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks   Love is from the infinite, and will remain until eternity. The seeker of love escapes the chains of birth and death. Tomorrow, when resurrection comes, The heart that is not in love will fail […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

James Patrick Johnson | Beyond death

This is the story of the beginning of a journey; my journey.  Because of one unspeakably horrible experience in my life nearly thirty years ago, I have gone to places, done things, and worked with people I never dared dream possible. One life-changing event altered and expanded my humanity in ways that language, at least my language, cannot adequately describe. Even if human language was perfect and fully expressed every […]

Read full story · Comments { 10 }

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

Like what you're reading?
Never miss an issue