Saturday, September 29, 2007

The Book!

I've written little here this month, but that doesn't mean I haven't been writing! I wanted to take a moment, halfway through a glorious Open Studios weekend in Jamaica Plain, to announce a new release. Thanks to a promise and a deadline (not to mention, a passion), I have completed Love's Way: Reflections and Practices, and if it weren't for UPS sending it to Mississippi rather than Massachusetts (huh?), it would have been on the table today for all to page through. Nevertheless, I anxiously anticipate its arrival early next week, just in time for Open Studio #2 in Roslindale. Here's a little peek, to share what exactly it is that I'm so excited about:

Excerpted from....Love’s Way: Reflections and Practices

What do you call that force which gives rise to flower and tree, butterfly and bee, that source of all sources: all powerful, knowing? I call that force Love, capital L. And it has been clearer to me than ever, since picking up my first digital camera, that this Life Force which I call Love utterly knows what It is doing.

...We enroll in course after course and read book upon book to learn, to accumulate answers to our questions big and small. We consult professionals, experts, friends. We hope, worry, try, fail, triumph, regret, rejoice. We find our way, and then lose it. All the while, Love knows Its way, and is always, everywhere going about the business of having it, unless and until we block it.

...You might think of this book as an invitation in 25 parts, or a concerto in 25 movements. In either case, come close, listen deeply. You will hear the voice of Love Itself. You will recognize that all It wants is your consent. A simple, true Yes gains entry to Its lavish, perfect, providential kingdom.

Release date: October, 2007
Text and color plates
68 pps.

softcover: $28
SPECIAL: advance orders, $26

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Hot off the Press


The calendars are in and they look mahvelous. Oh, you must come to the show and see for yourself. But rest assured: if you cannot make it, there is always the option of mail order--while supplies last. Twelve months of Love for just $24 (plus tax, s+h)--can't beat that!
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Sunday, September 09, 2007

Calendars BooksCardsand Prints--Oh My!

In just a few weeks' time, Love will be publicly, vividly having Its way with wild abandon for all to see and touch and feed upon--and even take home! I can't wait; how I love to share the Love! Do come and partake of this feast:

J.P. OPEN STUDIOS
Sept. 29 - 30
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
220 artists, 75 sites

You'll find me at:

Central Congregational Church (Site #13 on the JPOS map)
85 Seaverns Ave.

A short walk from JP Licks and the Green Street T (Orange Line)
Maps and orientation at JP Licks - a good place to start.

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ROSLINDALE OPEN STUDIOS
Oct. 6 - 7
12 - 6 p.m.
75 artists, 27 sites

I'll be at site #17, 65 Westbourne Street

Take the commuter rail (Needham Line) to Roslindale Village; pick up a map on Birch St. Special preview event: "Art & Inspiration," a public forum. Friday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m., Longfellow House, 885 South St., Roslindale, MA.

Hundreds of images as well as writings from the Freeway will be on hand both weekends: oodles of note cards (suitable for framing!), unframed and framed prints, 2008 calenders (new!), bookmarks (also new!), and other surprises (don't you just love surprises?)--lots of Love to go around. Come and get it!
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Saturday, September 01, 2007

Birthday Card


This life
is a light
meant for
burning.

Burn, burn.
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