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Sorting the Stones

In making an egg out of stone, it seems to help to sort the stones first.

In the myth of Eros and Psyche, Psyche’s first task was to sort the seeds, to learn to be selective and to put things in order.

All Psyche had to do was sit down and cry and wait for the ants to help her.

I tried just sitting down and crying several times, but this didn’t work seem to work with sorting stones.

Apparently, it is more effective just to get up in the morning and do the work that needs to be done.

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The Red Egg Rises

Completion, Beginning When the heart attack had me ten years ago, I had no idea of the long journey that was about to unfold. There is no absolutely way I would have chosen to have go through this ordeal, yet from it emerged a much deeper connection with life and spirit that is beyond words,…Continue Reading

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After completing the quartz moon and the lynx paw, I had no idea what stone project would unfold next. For some time, I had been interested in spirals. When I had drawn images after the heart attack, an image of spiral was one that kept wanting to be drawn. A year after the heart attack,…Continue Reading