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Significance of the Moment

Things that artists create share a common element: whether the product is made of silver, glass, clay, paint, cloth or wood, a closer look will show that it also contains the spirit of the individual. The significant difference between something that is created by the hand of man and a production-line item is the existence of that human spirit. Computers and assembly lines can create with abundance, but only men and women with their hands, tools, and love can create with feeling.

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #6: Mandala Drawing

A circular form in art is often referred to as a “mandala” and is also known as a “sacred circle.” Mandalas evoke the cycles of nature, personal and universal symbols, ritual, transcendence, and wholeness. It’s a magic circle that can both soothe and i…

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Playing for Change: Music for a Change of Heart

I woke up this morning to the headline that many people who are unemployed have simply given up the search for a job. And last night, while inspired by Barrack Obama’s press conference on healthcare reform, I secretly wondered if what is so close wil…

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