What do “The Sacred Fire: The Story of Sex in Religion”, “Composition: a Series of Exercises in Art Structure” and “The Gospel of Mary Magdalene” have in common? Find out all this and more, plus hear me try to explain how to deal with irritating people by using a terrible piano sound I found on … More The Call of Beauty – Harmony
So, I did it. I finally started that podcast I’ve been talking about for so long. In this episode, I finally get over my apologizing, shrinking and self-defeating and just start the damn thing. Ready? “Yesterday created today.” It seems simple, but it is profound in its complexity and nuance. Step out in to the … More The Call of Beauty: “Yesterday Created Today”
It’s that time of year again. July 18 – Sept 7, the season of Venus Invidia (Beauty/Envy) when we turn our focus to all that is Beautiful. Once again, I’m encouraging you to participate in “52 Days of Beauty”. The concept is simple: From July 18 to Sept 7 commit a little time each day … More 52 Days of Beauty
Appreciation Meditation Gestation Creation
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