I find more and more that attention is the elemental unit of time. Each moment we are fully paying attention is an atom of eternity.
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Gardening as Resistance: Notes on Building Paradise

Gardening as Resistance: Notes on Building Paradise

Apr 24, 2021-- "The gardener digs in another time, without past or future, beginning or end...Here is the Amen beyond the prayer," Derek Jarman wrote as he grieved his dying friends, faced his own death, and contemplated art, mortality, and resistance while planting a garden between an old lighthouse and a new nuclear plant on a barren shingled shore. Jarman is one of the artists whom Olivia Laing profiles and celebrates in Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency (public library) -- her superb collection of meditations on art, activism, and our search for meaning, drawing on the lives of artists whose vision has changed the way we see the world, ourselves, and others." Maria Popova shares more. (4661 reads)


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