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How can I stay away seeing you are my need? ~Rumi

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Alway open for you...


This place holds a soul; enter and ye shall find thee...

... and the man who must act for his own benefit who needs to start putting things right.

There's That Unflinching Spark


Welcome...

Come, come, whoever you are. 
Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving.  
It doesn't matter. 
Ours is not a caravan of despair. 
Come, even if you have broken 
your vows a thousand times. 
Come, yet again, come, come. 
~Rumi

The Open Window

The Open Window by Frederick Carl Frieseke

by Christine Atkins

by Christine Atkins

by Bradley Hendershot

by Bradley Hendershot

The Back Window of Gordon Square

The Back Window of Gordon Square by Duncan Grant

Wind From The Sea

Wind From The Sea by Andrew Wyeth

Through a Cottage Window

Through a Cottage Window by Charles Ginner

Romeo and Juliet


Thursday, December 8, 2016

King of Trees - Reposted

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King of Trees by Anna Cull

Violin Study

Violin Study by Felicity Deverell

The Skating Minister - Reposted

The Skating Minister by Henry Raeburn

Child for a Day

A Child For A Day by Corinne Hartley

Why We Get Depressed At The Holidays, And How To Deal

Why We Get Depressed At The Holidays, And How To Deal

Judge a Moth by the Beauty of Its Candle


You are the king's son.
Why do you close yourself up?
Become a lover.

Don't aspire to be a general
or a minister of state.

One is a boredom for you,
the other a disgrace.

You have been a picture on a bathhouse wall
long enough. No one recognizes you here, do they?

God's lion disguised as a human being.
I saw that and put down the book
I was studying, Hariri's Maqamat.

There is no early and late for us.
The only way to measure a lover
is by the grandeur of the beloved.

Judge a moth by the beauty of its candle.

Shams is invisible because he is inside sight.
He is the intelligent essence
of what is everywhere at once, seeing.

by Jos van Riswick

by Jos van Riswick

David & Eli

David & Eli by Lucian Freud
WHY ARTISTS YOU DON’T LOVE CAN STILL BE GREAT
"...died yesterday" was in July 2011. This is his last painting. And was unfinished. I have his self-portrait in here somewhere.

Freud, Interrupted

I'm Your Man

I'm Your Man by Eugene Lushpina

The Agnew Clinic

The Agnew Clinic by Thomas Eakins

Monday, December 5, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Closing Time

Closing Time by Joseph Peller




He addresses this song and many of those in here during this very informative honest interview in 1993 on MTV where the interviewer has listened very closely and is, like many, in awe...

Slow Dance

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Slow Dance by Ron Hicks

Saturday, November 26, 2016