"Know thyself” is a portrait of a female Black Bear. The original was painted on a three feet by four feet panel, (36”x 48”). I painted this piece large so the observer must look into the eyes of an animal many would never look into because of fear. However the eyes are the windows to the soul. LOOK CLOSELY! The reflected ball of light in her eyes is the earth from space. Symbolizing that seeing through the eyes of fear, ones perceived world becomes fears reflection. See through the eyes of love however and ones perceived world becomes holy and a reflection of beauty.

Awakening to this truth is the beginning to the end of fears dark nightmare and knowing thyself is the only way peace will occur on this earth.

Music: Espiritu by Giorgia Fumanti

“ A human being is a part of the whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest…a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricted us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
–Albert Einstein

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