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Monthly Archive February 2013

Shadow Boxes

Shadow Boxes created in my section of Current Trends in Art Therapy, Winter 2013. After exploring a population that students have a form of resistance to working with (from lack of information to disinterest, to strong opposition) through a research and reflection paper, they were asked to look at how their resistance is a…
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The Teachings of Pachamama, Mother Earth

Pachamama is my teacher...........                                                             by Candy Jones, 2nd year student at Southwestern College I go among trees and sit still. All my stirring becomes quiet around me like circles on water. My tasks lie in their places where I left them, asleep like cattle." Wendell Berry from a timbered chore take me to Bethlehem …
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Peacemakers Balance Masculine & Feminine Nature

by Amy Hautman Bates Peacemaker, Sequoyah Trueblood visited SWC last week and referred to the need for women to moderate the aggressive nature of men. Honoring the feminine virtues of creating life, peace, sensitivity to Nature and the needs of others is the most obvious way to move toward a more sane…
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