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Flower Mandala: Sea Fig I, B&W

Sea Fig I, B&W, Copyright 2011 David J. Bookbinder A Sea Fig, taken in St. Petersburg, Florida, a couple of springs ago. More anon, -David David J. Bookbinder, LMHC Discussion: Facebook Flower Mandalas page Request the 15 Flower Mandalas screensaver […]

Feedback requested: Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas book design

I’m finally working on the layout for my forthcoming “Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas” book and am looking for your feedback on the book’s design. I have posted five versions of the layout for a sample chapter. Each chapter consists of a […]

Flower Mandala: Sunflower Moulin Rouge VII, swirled, B&W

Sunflower Moulin Rouge VII, swirled, B&W, Copyright 2011 David J. Bookbinder A sunflower from a garden around the corner, at the end of last summer. Converted to black-and-white. More anon, -David David J. Bookbinder, LMHC Discussion: Facebook Flower Mandalas page […]

Flower Mandalas: Tulip ‘Peach Blossom’ II, B&W and Color

Tulip Peach Blossom II, B&W, Copyright 2011 David J. Bookbinder Tulip Peach Blossom II, Copyright 2011 David J. Bookbinder A complex tulip from a garden around the corner. Converted to black-and-white as well as the original color image. More anon, […]

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Imagination and Reality
Imagination and Reality This showed up in my morning email, via Tricycle magazine, a wonderful center for all things Buddhist: "Imagination draws its energy from a confrontation with desire. It feeds off desire, transmuting and magnifying reality through desire's power. Fantasy does the opposite

posted 9:57:16pm Jan. 22, 2014 | read full post »

Help me choose the 4-5 best essays!
Dear Readers, I'm planning to enter an essay/memoir contest and need to choose 4-5 of the Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas essays from the 58 I've written so far. If any of you have particular essays you remember liking more than others, I'd love to hear about it, as I have no objectivity with them.

posted 10:43:51am Dec. 23, 2013 | read full post »

"Art of Healing" podcast by Bernie Siegel
Art of Healing Just a quick note to let you know about a new podcast on the Art of Healing by Bernie Siegel. The podcast comes to me through the Art and Healing Network. Here's a link to their current podcasts, including this new one by Dr. Siegel: The Art of Healing with Dr. Bernie Siegel More

posted 11:53:09am Dec. 19, 2013 | read full post »

Part III: Art and 'Madness' - Schizophrenic art
Works by schizophrenic artists Adolfi Wolfli (left) and Arthur Bispo do Rosario (right) Part III: Art and ‘Madness’ Schizophrenic art Copyright 2013, David J. Bookbinder Toward the end of the 19th century, the Romantic preoccupation with the idea that genius and madness were linked promp

posted 10:21:24am Dec. 16, 2013 | read full post »

Mandalas: Alexey Kljatov's snowflakes
"Snow Flower" by Alexey Kljatov. Creative Commons license. Some rights reserved. Mandalas: Alexey Kljatov's snowflakes Copyright 2013, David J. Bookbinder Just a quick note to let you know about the fascinating, mandala-like snowflake photographs of Alexey Kljatov. Using simple, inexpensive equ

posted 10:10:13am Dec. 02, 2013 | read full post »


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