Part 3 – From Spirit to Matter

SEEING THE BOUNDLESSNESS of Time and Space

Photography as a Spiritual/Healing Practice Post NDE

During my NDE I took a fantastic ride, leaving my body, literally becoming a spark of light––first traveling along a circuit board, then flung out into the universe and through a life review––all in Imax 3D, 360 degree vision. Time and space know no bounds in an altered state, and words don’t really describe all the sensations. I didn’t know how to process what I’d experienced internally, so it began to appear outwardly through my photographs.

I discovered the holiday light show at a local botanic garden and began experimenting with a slow shutter speed and camera movement. It was thrilling to see the results! Each image was completely different, depending upon whether I swooshed, wiggled, twisted, zoomed, or whirled. It was awesome, I felt like a kid discovering something new and wonderful. It made me happy! It became an annual holiday event, taking friends and family to the botanic gardens light show for what I call, Camera Dancing.™  

My desire for seeing and sensing movement while being stationary and still stayed with me, and I experimented beyond the light show, taking my camera dancing into nature. There’s a feeling of having a foot in two worlds or of walking between the worlds, peeking through the veil into the unseen. Objects are no longer identifiable by the mind. We no longer attach labels–– tree, leaf, rock, water––allowing us the opportunity to connect more deeply with the energy of our seeing, and to ask ourselves, where do I feel this in my body? What emotion does this image evoke in me?

I invite you to slow down, take a deep breath and focus for a minute or two on these photographs. Ask yourself those questions as you look into them.  Practice with your own photos or artwork.

Hawaiian Tapestries ©LjW 2006

“When our eyes are graced with wonder, the world reveals its wonders to us. So much depends on how we look at things. The quality of our looking determines what we come to see.” ––John O’Donohue, Beauty: The Invisible Embrace

Join me and Kauakea in Hawaii Sept 22-28 for our Sisters-of-Spirit Retreat.  Slow down, wake up, and heal into wholeness while receiving the simple gifts of beauty and Spirit all around us, and in us… Learn more at https://ljwdivinesight.com/healing-photography-and-retreats/sisters-of-spirit-hawaii/

3 thoughts on “Part 3 – From Spirit to Matter

  1. This is so right on and beautiful!!! Mahalo for finding your voice and bringing this out! Yay!!

    Xk

    On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM LjW Divine Sight wrote:

    > Lisa J Winston posted: “PHOTOGRAPHY AS A SPIRITUAL/HEALING PRACTICE POST > NDE Seeing the Boundlessness of Time and Space During my NDE I took a > fantastic ride, leaving my body, literally becoming a spark of light––first > traveling along a circuit board, then flung out into t” >

  2. I had two women show interest in the event I posted on FB so I forwarded this email to them; Suni Reedy and Nancy Jeakins.

    They would both be excellent to have. Will follow up with them in a week if I do not hear back.

    🙏🏽✌🏾 k

    On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM LjW Divine Sight wrote:

    > Lisa J Winston posted: “PHOTOGRAPHY AS A SPIRITUAL/HEALING PRACTICE POST > NDE Seeing the Boundlessness of Time and Space During my NDE I took a > fantastic ride, leaving my body, literally becoming a spark of light––first > traveling along a circuit board, then flung out into t” >

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