Through the centuries, copper has been used in pottery, jewelry, cookware, water pipes, coins, tools, musical instruments, and more. In fact, evidence points to the discovery of copper approximately 13,000 years ago. The Roman Empire, especially, utilized copper in many venues, including sculpture, waterworks and plumbing, architecture, and fashion and jewelry. Copper, being the top […]
Nature generously provides us with an abundance of gifts such as gemstones that can add value and beauty to our human lives. At SuddenShrines, my mission is to incorporate these gifts into handcrafted products that will bring peace, harmony, health, and maybe even a little positivity and growth into your life. We all enjoy […]
All artists have their preferred mediums. My preferred medium is copper. Rich with history, spiritual, and healing properties, copper is an amazing metal!
A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to visit the Homeplace. On a spring Tuesday morning, I hiked over the property. Observing the flora and fauna, I noticed how they had absorbed the wrath of winter. Bare and beaten, the trees appeared weak due to nature’s cycle. As the early spring sun shined upon […]
Regardless of where we are physically, emotionally, and spiritually; we breathe. This week I am incorporating direct and guide chakra breathing techniques with my daily meditation. My hope is to open my spiritual self to the teachings of the season. My desire is to refine my art and to learn the best methods of spiritual […]
While Aristotle’s science hasn’t held up to the test of time, his philosophy lives on. While focusing on remaining open to the spiritual benefits of Spring, I find myself pulled to the teachings of Aristotle. He thought so deeply on the world and how mankind may best find personal truth while fulfilling familial and civic […]
On the cusp of Spring sits the possibility of exponential personal and spiritual growth. Preparing one’s mind for this potential maturation will create a fertile environment for development. Walt Whitman’s Song of the Open Road, provides great insight into the idea of visualizing your future circumstances and allowing yourself the clarity to see the path […]