Cooling the Projections...

September 05, 2013

null   

Carnelian at Sunrise
      _______________________   
  
It has been hot in the studio! 
So hot, wearing clothes is challenging... 
but not stones!
I found myself experimenting.
Feeling subtle and profound shifts in body sensation as I put on different stones... and simply noticed. 
There are those stones I had preconceived ideas of sensations based on color. 
Carnelian by example, because of it's deep orange/red, I have an association with heat and passion.
And Chrysocolla, with its blue/green swirl I associate with water and therefor perceive as cooling.
But, when I allowed myself to suspend, even for a moment, 
what was, (what I think I know) 
in order to experience what  
is 
 (direct experience)
I noticed SO much more!
Delightful, surprising and welcomed sensations. A whole new world to be experienced directly. 
It was a great reminder, to get conscious of what preconceptions, beliefs, and attitudes we are bringing to to the party and projecting onto this moment of life.
 
Delicious new experiences, deep insights, and profound new ways of being in the world await when we allow ourselves to experience this moment directly from this moment. 
The Door is Open 
xo
 




Leave a comment


Also in Musings

🦄 The Magic of Unicorns 🦄
🦄 The Magic of Unicorns 🦄

August 27, 2019 128 Comments

HONDURAN BLACK OPAL

 ~ s t o n e  s t o r y ~

Honduran Black Opal is rare and unusual.
A unicorn of the gem world.

This seemingly simple grey/black stone
 flashes a rainbow of color when the sun shines on its face
allowing you a window into its mysterious world...

 

Click title to read more...

View full article →

🌬Gem Silica Juiciness 🌬
🌬Gem Silica Juiciness 🌬

August 15, 2019 120 Comments

GEM SILICA

 ~ s t o n e  s t o r y ~  

Gem Silica is a blue green and most rare variety of chalcedony...
A highly silicated form of chrysocolla.

This particular piece
came from high in the Andes of Peru
and it's color and quality are amazing...

Click title to read more...

View full article →

🍀 Grossular Garnet Goodness 🍀
🍀 Grossular Garnet Goodness 🍀

August 08, 2019 64 Comments

GROSSULAR GARNET

~ s t o n e   s t o r y ~

Soothing the nervous system,
Opening the heart,
allowing for more spaciousness and awareness.
 
When I feel this green garnet on my skin
I there is a calming.
I notice the receiving of my breath.
I notice the beating of my heart...

Click title to read more...

View full article →