Alternative Definition #3


Late Summer Sun by Nik Harron








Inspired by the lectures of Jeffrey Yuen and a discussion on Daoist acupuncture:

An alternative definition for Heaven:

Heaven: rays of sunlight which cause the transformation of life.

The Chaos In Your Life Has Meaning

lindisfarne_gospels_cross_detailSome time ago when I was going through a difficult moment in my life I was fortunate to find myself in New Mexico in the presence of a Jungian analyst who was also a Huichol Shaman. He asked me if I had heard of the Lindisfarne Gospels. I hadn’t.

He walked over to his extensive book collection and shuffled through books as I lost myself in thoughts, staring blankly out his log cabin window at a panorama of mountains I couldn’t see.

“Ah ha!” He cried, shocking me back into my body. “Here it is!” He opened a book to a picture. It was of a mess of big and small lines of gold and blue and grotesque heads of creatures woven into and around each other with no apparent composition or focus.

“What do you see?” He asked me.

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