Author Archives: Friesen Group

south park ranch road

Ranch road west of Hartsel in South Park National Historic Area, Colorado Continue reading

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continental divide from grouse mountain

The sacred space at the top of Grouse Mountain … thankful to be there again. Continue reading

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faith and doubt: living with what is

As a child I wanted to know what would happen next. I can still hear myself asking, “What are we doing today?” And, “Are we there yet?!” Continue reading

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moonrise II

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moonrise

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living with what is …

If I ever believed that I had control over the circumstances of my life, that decisively ended when John Foster and I were told we would not be able to have biological children. Up until then, my life had moved … Continue reading

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magnetic fields

Mildred Thompson. From the artist’s statement: “… a visual language … inspired by scientific theories and universal systems.”

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a blessing for the portal

Jan Richardson wrote this blessing in Illuminated 2014: A Map in the Dark. From it came my art journal page: a portal with a path emerging into the unknown. May it invite and bless you too. BLESSING When the mystery. When the … Continue reading

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a reflection: photographs, mandalas, and a new preface

This blog began as a way to share my desire to see the world in new ways, to explore what it would mean to intentionally look, meditate, and encounter life moment by moment … with curiosity. I started posting my … Continue reading

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wrenching news

Maren Hassinger, Sculpture featuring twisted New York Times newspapers. From the artist’s statement: “… twisted hundreds of pieces of newspaper, in an active process, evoking the human condition – pain, tension, loss, tragedy, and grief.”

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