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My primary hope in creating this website is to make my artwork available to a worldwide audience. I have received these visual/poetic messages and now need to deliver them. Perhaps people far from here may connect to their energy. If these recognitions lead to a wider understanding of the energy network through which we all communicate on a spiritual level, my artwork will have fulfilled its purpose. I mean the word spiritual in the sense of relating to the soul, rather than a religious or paranormal sense.
The life-force, called Chi by the Chinese, Ki by the Japanese and Prana by the Hindus, is responsible for programming all forms of existence. In our bodies, the cells are constantly being destroyed and rebuilt. The life-force determines how they maintain their identity. But this is only one of its jobs. In the largest sense it is equivalent to what we call our soul. It affects everything about us from our physical type to our mental abilities and spiritual state.
In the cyber-world there are illustrations of this idea. The way a computer screen rebuilds itself within the magnetic field of its image programming. And the amazing global communications Internet made up of contributions from millions of users. It's no accident that the exponential growth in electronics goes hand in hand with the present increase in spiritual awareness and that both are arriving now as we engage with millennial changes in our entire outlook toward the world. The spiritual energy plane produces the physical world.
This country's prosperity grows directly out of the spiritual values we fought for. It will continue as long as enough of us keep to the high ground serving freedom altruistically.
Every individual who moves toward their spirit, and away from ego-centered desires and fears, carries the whole universe with them a step forward toward enlightenment. Each of our life-forces contributes to the whole, and the ripples go out to the community and reach to every point in the universe. The energy flows both ways and the influence of every other soul's life-force on the universal field is felt in turn by us. We each bear a part of the responsibility for the spiritual evolution of the whole.
No soul is more important than another. When this is believed it will bring peace and freedom to all people.
ted knerr, © 1999
since many have asked how i use the i ching in my art and life, i created a page for this:
here's a link: http://www.art-spirit.net/frames/XBT.html
1 ..... site philosophy
2 ..... artist's statement
3 ..... politics
4...... the holocaust and columbine
6...... animal allies - free game
8.......nancy - a memorial for my sister
9...... sam averiett - a homeless man in new york city
10.... memorial for my father
11.... memorial for my mother
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