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Rumi once said,

“May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise”

Justine Doyle’s painting livens up the day with a festive feel. It reminds me of palm trees swaying to ocean’s rhythm, and dancing the day away in a tropical paradise. Read Full Article →

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As Hermes Trismegistus once said,

“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…”

Aleah Koury‘s painting brings to mind the saying, as above, so below, and the duality of nature – human, or otherwise. For example, the color red symbolize both love and hate; and navy blue represents the mysterious depth of space and sea. Read Full Article →


If you have an e-commerce website, trains probably play a vital role in your product distribution. In another era, humans toiled and sacrificed to lay down tracks, establishing the vast web of interconnecting train lines across America. To this day, we use the rail system to transport goods and people from city to city, coast-to-coast. I’ve always been fascinated by trains, often counting the cars between the engine and caboose. Read Full Article →


As John Greenleaf Whittier once said,

“Swan flocks of lilies shoreward lying,
In sweetness, not in music, dying.”

In many cultures, the water lily symbolizes love, purity and resurrection. In Bernard Weston‘s painting, the red water lily adds an element of surprise to a blue canvas pond. The red represents love, the water represents purity and the depiction of nature represents resurrection or new life. Read Full Article →

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My neighbor mentioned a local hiking trail that she thought I would enjoy. Before beginning, I planned out the path to take to ensure that I would see the significant sites. Once on the trail, I used a map to guide me. I often got confused at the many crossroads and used sign posts for direction. Logic and intuition lead the way as I breathed in the beauty of the trail. Often times I veered off the path, delighting in fascinating discoveries. Feeling refreshed at the end, my mantra, “Enjoy the Journey,” whispered in my ear. Read Full Article →