The Current is the underlying and connective energy of the Universe. It is the Poetic Architecture of creation and the single most important concept in Cyprianism. It is also, however, one of the most difficult to explain. We do not have the means to codify and quantify It. Thus, for centuries, many have been satisfied … More What is The Current
Recently, my decades long optimism has been challenged so often and so soundly that it wavers. I believe in Beauty. I believe in, and endeavor to live, the Beautiful Life. A Life whose enemies exist on a continuum from tedium to the vast potential for humans to act disgustingly. These days, my life is full … More Why Pursue Beauty?
A dear and trusted friend, a brother really, sent this to me today. His point was solidarity between his faith and ours, a movement to prioritize Beauty over destruction, divisiveness and discord. I don’t know a lot about the sutras, but reading this brought a tear to my eye. I hope it does the same … More The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Marvelous Dharma
“Beauty has bathed our minds And in our hands These words are oceans Flooding hearts” –The Seed
Beauty feral beauty animal and tameless a fleshly brute that ruins me delicately and You You could buy the things told to You of beauty and daub them on wear each trinket with precision You could meticulously limn out a million faces each one different more alluring than the last but why? when so undraped … More Beauty – The Seed.
As part of the Church of Beauty’s “52 Days of Beauty Challenge”, here is a painting by Tamara de Lempicka. I saw this piece on exhibit in Verona in the Fall of 2015 and the thing that struck me was that her fingernails are chipped. You can’t really see it in this image, but it … More Flood the Internet with Beauty
Today begins the season of “Venus/Invidia” (Beauty/Envy). You are challenged for the next 52 days (July 18 – September 7) to post something Beautiful at least once per day. Flood social media with images and words that embody Beauty. Creation is the answer to destruction. Unity is the answer to divisiveness. Harmony is the answer … More 52 Days of Beauty