Small Graces: Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World


Small Graces Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World
by Jason Sugg
Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
Pacifica Graduate Institute
14 February 2012

Has a whole section on Participation Mystique and I-Thou.

Well researched.

Below is an enticing quote. The reason I’m attracted to this work is that I think that the very relationships we are discussing here, participatory, with the ego dropped, with heightened awareness of self and other, are also the relationships that are needed between therapist and client, and partners in a relationship. It’s not well grasped: they are vital to knowing each other. We can’t know others at this level of consciousness without participating in the relationship with full role reversal. Continue reading “Small Graces: Mapping a Route of Beauty to the Heart of the World”

Wabi Sabi Photos -> Mark Tobey


Now I wonder how much wabi sabi influenced the work of Jackson Pollock and those whom bought calligraphic ideas from japan like Mark Tobey


Autumn Field

Mark Tobey
Born: Centerville, Wisconsin 1890
Died: Basel, Switzerland 1976
tempera on paper
sheet: 47 x 36 in. (119.4 x 91.5 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

Not currently on view

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Old Photos!

I have boxes of negatives in the attic. Boxes of negatives and prints waiting to be put in albums. Slides I want to digitalise etc. etc.

It is an organic mess! I hate to put my trust in Flickr – even though it works well and supposedly we could get them out they seem to have new long numerical file names.

I stumbled on this family pix! Not that old – only a decade or so but fun to find… they sort of work. And linking to them here will give them life.

The index to these pre-flikr efforts follows:

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