Category Archives: Art & Architecture

Oakland’s Chapel of the Chimes

I arrive at the Chapel of the Chimes just as the sun is beginning to set across the bay over the city of San Francisco.¬†Stepping inside the wooden entry doors my footsteps echo on the marble steps leading me upward … Continue reading

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The Art of the Urn

When the time comes for our spirit to leave the body the shell that remains is returned to the four elements: fire, earth, wind, and water. Many choose cremation as a way of giving the body over to fire, transforming … Continue reading

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Creating Beauty out of Sorrow

When one stands before this magnificent tomb of Taj Mahal it is not sorrow that is felt,¬†it is the deep emotional response received from seeing something of incredible beauty. It is a sense of connection to our past echoing down … Continue reading

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