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Inner Truth in the woods

I am not happy that I haven’t posted anything here since early June. I have been so busy packing, moving, unpacking and doing all kinds of tasks needed for my move from Princeton, New Jersey to Connecticut that I haven’t had a moment to work on my life-time love of illustrating I Ching Meditations. I’m not quite ready to dig into that so thought I would post something about an experience with the hexagram, Inner Truth and my move.

I didn’t really leave my personal inner truth in Princeton, but a plaque of the Chinese character that was made for me several years ago in a trade with James Hewes, an artist/carpenter. James makes sculptures based on the I Ching. He made me a clay plaque of hexagram 61, Inner Truth as a trade for one of my books. James lives and works in the woods in Montana. The work that he sent me reflected that environment. I hung it but I never was happy with how the piece looked inside. Before I moved I took the plaque into the path in the woods that I walked on every day and found a place in a tree where the clay plaque of Inner Truth looked perfect, as if it grew there organically. Inner Truth still lives on in Princeton, New Jersey.

I have also been working on a series of paintings based on the Chinese character for each hexagram of the I Ching. I the last one I finished was Inner Truth, posed here.

Hexagram 61

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6 Comments on I Ching Hexgram 61: Leaving Inner Truth in Princeton

  1. TrishNo Gravatar says:

    Thanks,Adele. Will check it out.

  2. trishNo Gravatar says:

    Where’s the Jung video?!

  3. TrishNo Gravatar says:

    Our last move took us nearly a year to sort out stuff.

  4. TrishNo Gravatar says:

    Wow, Adele, you are talented! I love this panting of inner truth. And don’t worry, you’ll get back into the swing of things. Hope the move is working out!

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