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Marina Lenney

Location: Santa Barbara, CA Education: M. Arch, UCLA; BA Antioch College

Messenger

by Mary Oliver My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird- equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is…

The Gift of Awe

I came across some writings of Rabbi Heschel in his book, I Asked For Wonder. In it he says, “What we cannot comprehend by analysis, we become aware of in Awe”. And later, “Forfeit your sense of awe, let your…

Working with Images for Creative Inquiry

photo by Lilian Bassman In recent sessions I have been working with images related to design, artwork, architecture and environments. In one example, the dreamer was in the process of creating a studio space. She wanted to explore images related…

Creating a Sacred Container

In a recent conversation with Pamela Holmes and Kat Taylor, we discussed the importance of creating a sacred container for the Embodied Imagination work that we are doing. In this work, we are contacting presences from unknown imaginal realms. Before…

Encountering Another

In this short video, Dr. Stephan Harding, Resident Ecologist at Schumacher College, discusses what it means to experience reality from a perspective outside of habitual awareness. This is a beautiful description of the kind of experience that is possible with…