The Wrappings of Christmas

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The Christmas collection of cultural traditions is enjoyed by people around the world even as cultures vary and change.  To create and operate within cultures is a human invariant. Human invariants include eating, sleeping, working to make home, communicating in … Continued

Comforting Hovers

This is an oil painting with soundscape by Mark R. Turner. The painting, 35″x35″, was done in Brussels, Belgium, in 1979 and inspired Mark to write a poem 28 years later, 2007, in the mountain community of Julian, California. As … Continued

God In Flesh

I am thankful for the season of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany bringing the profound largess of Love close to my whole being. Gradually I am awakening to the reality that God is not a separate being aloof and impersonal, but, … Continued

Pause Long Enough

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This season recalls the principle of great, cosmic reality being revealed by the seemingly insignificant piece. Some have been mindful of key details (persons) when most of us have passed over them. ¬†Holidays bring¬†added details with obligations to rush through; … Continued