Christ Walking on Water, Stained Glass from Saint Faith’s Anglican Church, Rotorua, New Zealand
Near bubbling mud pools,
and the 90 foot Pohutu Geyser,
and a Maori village,
This is my photo of
a stained glass of Christ
in Maori robes
seemingly walking on the waters
of Lake Rotorua.
Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California.
For me this is a sacred place that I viscerally feel and know everytime I am there. My photograph is at sunset. People meditate, listening to the sounds of the crashing sea, fully, amazingly, peaceful.
The Big Sur area is incredibly beautiful, with mountains crashing directly into the sea, and waves roaring into the shore.
Carbon dating of artifacts found on Esalen date from 2600 BC. Esalen played a key role in the human potentials movement in the 60’s and provides week long and weekend workshops and focuses on humanistic alternative education. I took 2 workshops there on mindfulness. I believe that the place itself is holy and healing, not to mention the wonderful hot spring hot tubs next to the crash in sea!