Tag Archives: Barry Lopez

Time With Trees

“We who draw do so not only to make something visible to others, but also to accompany something invisible to its incalculable destination.” –-John Berger Trees have been important to humans throughout time. The Atlantic points out evidence to demonstrate a … Continue reading

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A Visit from the Dalai Lama and 10,000 Shades of Blue

More important than what was recorded, these evenings deepened my life: they framed every event or thought and placed it with care by the others. As time went on, that scribbled wall—even if it stayed blank—became where everything recognized itself … Continue reading

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Looking Deeply: Art, Poetry, and Presence

Barry Lopez in his children’s book, Crow and Weasel, writes, “Remember on this one thing, said Badger. The stories people tell have a way of taking care of them. If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Strangers

In America we read in the news of shootings, and Trump asks for the deportation of the nearly 11 million that are living in the US without permission. Last September, 17,000 Columbians fled Venezuela after 1,500 Columbians were deported from Venezuela. Syrians escaping … Continue reading

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The Found Art of Hampi, India

A plain dotted with trees and scattered with boulders, Hampi in the Indian state, Karnataka, is a beautiful landscape. My recent visit there during the Diwali holiday allowed me to wander into India’s rural outback, and to laze against sun heated granite by the Tungabhadra River. … Continue reading

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