hand built ceramic
Council of Stones reminds us of the wisdom of sitting
in council with the seen and the unseen in nature and with the nature
of each other. For when we consider ourselves different from and
in control of nature, we are at greatest risk of being removed from
our awareness of the sacredness of nature and ourselves.
Even as each of us is a recognizable individual, we
are also a common form, a collective convention that adheres to
the perimeters of our nature. At the same time we are star dust;
we are of the same origin as the stones that surround us. Thus our
heads (our perceptions) are "stone" - not as in hard headed,
but as in whole headed.
In our gender we are different in form, yet we are
of the same material and of similar characteristics in the way we
cloak the form. Yet when we sit in council with the stone of our
origin (nature), we are all connected within a related geometry.
A geometry woven in nature, and modified to guide our daily acts
of creation. Thus, the more removed our council is from nature the
more aberrant becomes our geometrical structure and thus our daily