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loves fiercely

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on February 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

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O’ Great Spirit

help me always

to speak the truth quietly,

and to remember the peace

that may be found in silence.

……..Cherokee Prayer

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‘inari’

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Fox, Wild Things on January 29, 2020 at 3:17 pm

 

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Kitsune in the literal sense is the Japanese word for fox. Imortal foxes….kitsune are revered as part of Japanese folklore. Ancient stories depict legendary kitsune as intelligent beings and as possessing paranormal abilities.

Within the folklore, kitsune are born either from one or two kitsune parents or a drifting kitsune soul possessing an unborn child’s body. Mortals may also be turned into kitsune through ‘sharing’ spirit with another kitsune, or by divine figures.

Regardless the stories of immortal Kitsune….most foxes are the mortal furry creatures that are familiar to every culture. In Japan all the foxes are given loving care.

Inari, in Japanese mythology, is the god primarily known as the protector of rice cultivation. … The fox, symbolizing both benevolence and malevolence, is sometimes identified with the messenger of Inari, and statues of foxes are found in great numbers both inside and outside shrines dedicated to the rice god.

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mi lobo

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Wolves on January 24, 2020 at 3:37 pm

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‘If you listen close at night, 

you will hear the creatures of the dark,

all of them sacred

-the owls, the crickets, the frogs,

the night birds

and you will hear beautiful songs,

songs you have never heard before.

Listen with your heart.

Never stop listening.’

…..Henery Quick Bear, Lokota

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keeper of the dream time

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Black Bears, Wild Things on January 20, 2020 at 2:06 pm

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‘Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.’
………rumi

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the sentinel

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on January 14, 2020 at 3:49 pm

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‘Benevolent spirits surround us as silent sentinels. They watch. Holding the space for our awakening. Sending a nudge when we reach a crossroads horses help us find the trail…… The way back to our true selves.’

……… Kim McElroy

I cannot remember a time when I could not see the cosmic beauty within animals. Animals were my closest friends when I was a child and they still send me the gift of guidance. I feel truly blessed to have this experience and would welcome all to see the animals with knowing eyes of the heart. Be still and connect in the stillness. Then see what happens for you. Do this with all animals as often as possible. Then see what happens.

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maitri

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Wild Things on January 4, 2020 at 4:07 pm

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“Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

……..rumi

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