Southwestern College Santa Fe, NM

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 part…
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I am blessed to have amazing teachers in this lifetime – from India, from South America, from the reservations of our own Turtle Island. My favorite teachers are the everyday people who teach just by being who they are. I think of Ronnie, our Navaho guide for our Wilderness Fasts in Canyon de Chelly.  Ronnie…
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The Teachings of Pachamama, Mother Earth

Pachamama is my teacher...........                                                             by Candy Jones, 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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SWC First Year Student Wrestles With Consciousness

ON BEING HUMAN at Southwestern College, Santa Fe - Allegra Borghese I sit in client-mode, staring at myself down a long, dark tunnel. I see a flicker of myself that has been mischievously hiding for a long time. The uncanny feeling that emerges is a potent reality check slicing through who I think myself to…
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