Becoming Beckmann: Max Beckmann’s Legacy at the Met

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Some times make it easier to relax into the human experience than others. That’s why, in relative peace, it’s our privilege and responsibility to soak in the art of eras gone by. If nothing else, we broaden our horizon on a Sunday afternoon, take a stroll through the park, and get a pretzel. Or, we take a deep dive into the human psyche at war, in fear, scavenging for hope. Read more »

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DISPATCH: Satsang & The Architecture of Peace

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Satsang is a gathering of people seeking Truth. And while there are as many individual approaches to Truth as there are beings, there are universal truths that ring true for the collective mindbody. Love, and peace, and appreciation, for instance, are organically woven into the tapestry of light that’s our life. Dr. Deepak Chopra hosts these satsang events which feel like a nourishing blend of town hall meeting, lecture, and meditation. It was a natural fit to have world-renowned photographer Michael O’Neill launch his book On Yoga: The Architecture of Peace at a sat sang. I thought I was an atheist until I realized I’m a spiritual being. ~ Michael O’Neill via @ColorsGratitude  Read more »

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DISPATCH: Becoming Aware with Lisa Garr

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If you’re not familiar with the story that would change the trajectory of her life, here’s the short version: A competitive mountain bike racer, Garr found herself severely dehydrated during a race in triple digit temperature as her body wasn’t absorbing the water she drank. While riding on top of a mountain, she passed out. Bike and body flying through the air, helmet cracked & shattered, body rolling downhill, Garr eventually finds herself in a place absent of pain. “We’re so vastly interconnected,” she says, describing the pure euphoria she felt in this out-of-body-experience. “We’re missing the biggest piece which is total, complete, utter inner connectedness.” Story + Passion + Giving Back = Success @LisaGarr @ColorsGratitude  Read more »

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