Wednesday, February 22, 2006

21 Day Art Challenge

I've begun Rhonna's {21} day challenge.

It's about choosing a habit (good or bad) to change...develop...master....conquer in 21 days and document it in an art journal. The fun begins here!

I started my book and have the cover and the first few days done. My habit to develop is sitting zazen (meditation). I'd really like to get back in the daily habit again. I write that it begins with simply showing up. Sometimes that is the hardest part. The next step is to SIT and face whatever arises.
Seclude the mind, not the movements, remain living in the world of man. Lack a tree? Plant a sapling. Without a mountain? Look at a picture. Living amidst clamor I am not flustered; true meaning is found in this. Ch'iao-jan (734-c.792)


Christi said...

Wow! That is not an easy subject to document through art, but you have done it and done it well! Gorgeous pages!!! LOVE the collage look!!! Off to explore your blog! smiles!

Anonymous said...

I love your pages! and I esp. love the "sit and wait for whatever arises" statement!

Leah said...

what a gorgeous book you've started!!! lovely!

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous art journal and such a great idea to form a new habit. Your pages are so tranquil!

Rhonna said...

Oh are sooo on fire..this is absolutely inspiring..thanks so much for having fun with this & sharing..i'm LOVING this!

They call him James Ure said...

What a wonderful idea!! I've painted one Buddhist theme piece but have been wanting to do more. Thanks for the inspiration!