Stewart Cubley – Talent

The idea of talent can be divisive - some have it and some not. In my view, the important 'talent' we all possess is the talent of being ourselves.

Robert Henri

The object of painting a picture is not to make a picture— however unreasonable this may sound.   The picture, if a picture results, is a by-product  and may be useful, valuable, interesting as a sign of what has passed. The object, which is back of every true work of art,  is the attainment of [...]

Participating in the Mystery

How can we learn to participate in the mystery without destroying its sacred quality? It seems to respond in depth only when we listen and join, without any objectifying motive. It’s not something we can offhandedly learn and apply as a technique for transcendence. We must be willing to leap into the fire and be [...]

Light of the World

It is because the world is so full of suffering,          that your happiness is a gift. It is because the world is so full of poverty,          that your wealth is a gift. It is because the world is so unfriendly,          that your smile is a gift. It is because the world is so full of [...]

Things as They Are

We have to deepen our understanding, make ourselves more equal to circumstances, more easy with what we have been given or not given. We must drink deep from the well of things as they are.