Brothers By Another Mother? Although Buddha and Jesus are separated by 600 years and by about 3000 miles their stories and teachings have many similarities. There are many similarities between the mythical elements of Jesus and Buddha. Here are just a few of the most striking ones: Conceived in a miraculous manner. Similar names of mother. (Maya for Buddha, Mary for Jesus) Was a bit of a child prodigy. Underwent a long period of fasting while traveling alone. Tempted by, but
A little bit of surrealism for you today. A nude woman lays in a garden, comfortably exhibiting her sexuality. Playfully, an enormous metal butterfly rests on her forearm. She dangles a huge metal pear with windows on it. Ideas, maybe? The pear also bestows wisdom and health. In some Christian contexts, the it symbolizes the Virgin and Child, likely because of its sweetness. In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, the pear tree symbolizes inner peace.
Being able to help out is a great feeling, but being able to help out doing what you love, is a blessing. Last week Alvaro José donated "Bella" to West Elm Palm Beach Gardens, for their silent auction benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The artist himself is diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, so for him it is especially close to the heart to be able to help in any way to such a great cause. "Bella" is the painting of a cancer survivor. Not anyone in particular,
A Truckload of Art held a Private Exhibit at the Ritz Carlton Residences in Singer Island Palm Beach for a group of thirty-one art lovers and collectors. The event lasted three hours, during which, people enjoyed full bodied cabernet, and deliscious french cheeses, while they walked around looking at paintings, photographs, and one of a kind accessories. A percentage of all proceeds went to A Place Of Hope Foundation. Four pieces were sold. Two paintings of artist Alvaro Jo
So it's the Chinese New Year. The year of the Fire MONKEY!!!! The year of the Monkey is ideal for a quantum leap in your life! Now is the time to shake things up, create change, and innovate a new path. Join Monkey’s enthusiast energy when risks are rewarded and anything can happen. Even the most ambitious plans can succeed. There will be more than enough action and opportunity to keep you busy. In Monkey year, it’s fine to just make it up as you go along. Just don’t be gull