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Ed Parkinson
Interests: life, art, spiritual paths, sri lanka, ireland, eckankar
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There is a traditional or "normal" view of relationships which society projects on us but for a lot of us isn't true. The view is that we love and respect our parents, siblings, our partners, children and friends who give... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
"Soul’s lesson here is to learn how to love God through loving first ourselves and then our family." Harold Klemp “Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.” Mahatma Gandhi “One... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Have you ever noticed how intuition, good ideas, simple solutions or deep thoughts cross your mind? Depending on the focus of our lives we may get some inspiration suggesting a new way of doing things or a different approach to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
"We are learning to work with intuition, which actually is Soul giving us gentle guidance to make our life better." Harold Klemp “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma -... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
We don't have problems, we have lessons we need to learn. The challenges we face help us move up a level in our awareness. We become more conscious of what is required of a person to get through the issues... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
"Soul, a particle of God, is blessed with the gift of creative imagination, which finds a solution for every problem." Harold Klemp “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” Albert Einstein “All progress... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
This picture of the Silent Ones tries to illustrate the idea that there are wiser beings overseeing the events in our life. They help us see the things we need to learn in the various situations of our lives. They... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Harold Klemp “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Abraham Lincoln “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King, Jr. “Music... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Sketch 5 The Silent Ones are now a little more descent than they have been up this point. They have all had a look in their wardrobes and found some cloths to wear. Our little hero is the only one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
At what point do we begin to question what life is all about? When do we begin to examine what we've been told by our parents, religion, government, social groups, etc.? Does it take a major upset in our world... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
"The question is really, How do I open myself to life and still stay in balance? " Harold Klemp “Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Here's the latest sketch for a new picture I'm working on titled The Silent Ones. Sketch 4 - At this point I've begun creating the final picture. The basic elements are all in place so the next step is to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Being flexible is a skill we should practice at every opportunity. When we are able to accommodate a sudden change of plan we don't get stressed and we look for the adventure the change will bring us. When we recognise... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
"People spiritually in balance do what they can to create a better life for themselves and their loved ones." Harold Klemp “Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
Here is the latest sketche for a new picture I'm working on titled The Silent Ones. Sketch 3 - In this sketch I've refined the structure or cathedral the Silent Ones are sitting on. It still needs work but it'll... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
We all know good people who have had bad things happen to them which can appear to be very unfair. If they have led a good life how could such disaster come to them? This kind of question brings with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P
“If we want to keep the blessings of life coming to us, we must learn to be grateful for whatever is given.” Harold Klemp “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Spiritual Art Blog - *Ed P