The Royal Jester

 

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This energy has so much life, vibrancy and exuberance. Wanting to jump out and entertain! The royal jester of sorts. His light-heartedness and license to mock and joke reminds us to not take everything so seriously and literally. Most importantly to question what we think is real and to loosen up the binds of how we define our physicality of apparent form. He wants to set us free with laughter and play. He highlights the folly of 1. our rigidity of “needing to understand”, 2. our expectations of things to be a certain way, and 3. our desire for a sense of stabilized security through defining life in limiting terms. Open up! Entertain possibilities! He says. Our human perceptions are filters, and if we’re always looking at life with the same pair of old glasses, then we are missing the gateway truth that every single particle is alive and has consciousness. In recognizing this, our own consciousness expands. (and life just becomes happier)

This image was found on the surface bark of a tree in my yard. He is part of a much larger network and design, which is posted below.IMG_20190506_145302_bsmall.jpg

Here is original photo:

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Torus Field

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“From the inside, your heart emanates an extremely powerful toroidal energetic field, and it has actually been scientifically measured to go out as far as 5 miles from your heart.

The heart’s electromagnetic frequency arcs out from the heart and back in the form of a torus field, which is the oldest structure in existence. The torus is said to define the workings of consciousness, such as consciousness having geometry. The energy of this torus is constantly refreshing and influencing itself.

Toroidal energy exists around everything: people, trees, the earth, sun, and Universe. It is the key to everything because your entire life is created by and from this place.” – Reference 1 and 2

Here’s the original photo:

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Divine Guidance

DSCF9387b_small.jpgOkay, this image is quite different in appearance than the others. Much digital painting was done on this one, and the light from above was added from another image. But it was revealed in the same way:: Meaning, this, too, is a snapshot of nature (see original photo below) that was mirrored. Can you see the eagle as her neck?

If you scroll down further on this site, there is an artist statement about how these come together and what they mean to me.

Here is original photo:

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Tree Spirit 1

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This vision formed from the surface bark of a tree in my yard. He’s tiny (yet not small at all!). There are so many different expressions from the one tree. This was just one of the first that came out from an entire community of others.

These images are coming together in the digital realm. The co-creator players at work are: 1. nature’s intelligence and vast energetic presence 2. my own love, sensibility and perceptive willingness to connect with that presence, and 3. the interactive, intuitive play that happens on a digital platform in which possibilities are expressed.

I am focusing in on a sliver of an area on the bark, and then mirroring that frame in order to complete the visual of the energy being. It feels to me that this tree spirit is ready to sit down and converse on any subject. The meeting has started! I am also sensing the presence of Ganesha (the elephant deity, regarded as the Lord of Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles) on the top of his head. Which is a reminder that if we come from reverence, then power and strength and protection will follow.

(same original photo as “The Royal Jester”)

 

Shamanic Dreams

DSCF9383_a.jpgThis image is a double exposure (one frame taken twice, but with slight movement) of some brush. It spoke to me of the Shaman. I am in awe of the reverence that a Shamanic healer has for Mother Earth and ancient ceremony and ritual. They can make the natural elements and innate healing properties of Earth’s gifts come alive with the infinite power of respect. This “Shamanic Dreams” image brings in a memory of dancing around a fire with my fellow tribe family resurrecting the sacredness of life through resonant sound. The shaking of a rattle. Waking up to the power of the Creator.

Here is original photo:

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Born

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I found an interesting log today with some intricate groove markings on it and made this image. To me, it looks like a womb and looks as if a transition is happening. I can also see a being in the center. The gentle curves and circles remind me of the female body. The fiery of the colors reminds me of the intensity of giving birth.

Original photo:

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A New Kind of Warrior

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This energetic vision stopped me in my tracks the other day.

Here’s the message:

“You don’t have to go far in order to go far.
You don’t have to fight in order to be victorious.
Stop. And the arrows will turn inward. Magnetically drawn to the Heart. Pierced. Found. Let the gifts bleed through the ground. Vulnerability rises to its true state of regal fierceness. Now shine.” – as quoted from a collective of sticks, stones, dried leaves, dirt, a million things unseen, and countless heart centered humans who tune in

Original Photo:

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Mythic Throne

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This piece is dear to me because “she” came to me at a time when I was very much in the dark. When I had no idea what I was doing and when I didn’t really understand what “I am”. A time when I was still seeking and looking outward and analyzing my circumstances and conditioning. She unfolded out of the darkness, so clear and distinct. She showed herself like a Hindu goddess with splayed out arms, open to receive and to dance and to uplift.

This photo is a snapshot of tree fungi on a fallen birch tree. One would say that the tree was diseased and made sick by the poisonous fungi and its fallen uprooted fate resulted in dead wood.

What she teaches me, is that, there is no death. “Dead” trees hold energy, for there is continued life that surrounds it. Sickness, poison, disease, and darkness are all around, but when we come face to face with it, when dark meets dark, a transformation occurs through mere recognition. It can’t help but transmute into a form of beauty, just by being seen. Just by being acknowledged.

Darkness is the gift. Death is a transition into the light. The death of darkness. If there is a death.

When I brought this metal print into the woods with me, back to the place where I discovered me through her, all she wanted was to be bathed in the light. To be healed. Over and over. And to *be* luminous.

This is the image that has inspired *all* my images that have come after her, because she somehow shows me what’s possible.

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