Sunday, August 13, 2017


Possibly Present in Every Way~ ?

Zoe drew a sketch:  We have the "Earth"  peppered with "people" on your left view representing "Normal Reality."  There is a bridge connecting Earth to the "Beyond," multiple dimensions of "Non Physical Reality" on your right.  People on Earth may be more grounded (rooted in reality) or not (out there:  dreamers, mystics, writers, artists, musicians and many others).  Some people can co exist in several dimensions at once, in a harmonic balanced blend. 

"It's fun up there!"

"Where are you in the spectrum of present on Earth or in the Beyond?" Zoe asked.

Without hesitation I replied, "I'm way out there right now."  For a short while, recently, I actually felt more rooted to Earth, more in the moment, more spontaneous, yet less creative, restless for the missing 'me.'  I started drifting out again...."

 Questioning a friend, "Where do you feel you fit in to the broad spectrum of physical and non-physical reality or a blend of each?"  

"I'm possibly present."

"I like that!"

** Face Forward:

Wander and Wonder:

Fully Present? 

How might I feel then?  Am I more willing to experience activities and new adventures?

More social, let go and relax more, less drive to achieve, less OCD, more flexible

Less controlling, less agitated.

Link more ideas and data together, active and dynamic learning.

Feel more like a team player, part of group activity, a feeling of belonging.

However:  far less motivated~ more of a drifting carefree attitude, more enjoyment of life, food music, etc. 

Out There?

Creative inspiration, strong feelings to paint or write

Intuition deepens

More solitary

otivational drive to achieve

OCD and edgy drive, "my stuff my way~"

Some areas of daily life and tasks may actually be more organized in this mindset, usually in short bursts.

* Shirley MacLaine speaks of "Multidimensional Identity" part of which can be non physical childhood friends.  I certainly have them in the forms of animals!  The many incoming images feed my desire to draw and paint animals....and more.

Meditation is "really hard" being an overachiever, Shirley also commented.

Sitting still, when we can, nourishes and energizes every dimension of our physical and non physical selves.

*** Future Forward

Up Close

From the Stars We Came~
Possibly Present in Every Way

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* Shirley MacLaine, actress, author, spiritual teacher, visionary,  and dancer.  Multiple books, movies, and documentaries help us understand ourselves and explore new pathways of thinking and acting. Quotes from Oprah Winfrey's interview with Shirley 2015, OWN  Super Soul Sunday

Radical Face, Ben Cooper: Roots, Branches, Leaves, and new EP  Tune in for visual relaxation and energy, a cyclical EP, repeats the loop of music.

chopracentermeditation Deepak Chopra, M.D., online meditation programs, free and for purchase, Deepak and Oprah 21 Day Meditation Experiences and more

Tai Chi and Qigong Moving Meditation
Dr. Paul Lam,  Programs for all ages and ability levels

Dr Yang, Jwing-ming,

Giam  instruction for all levels
Peggy Cappy, Yoga for all ages, various programs

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Art work and photos published with permission:
Earth and Beyond, sketch by Zoe
"It's fun up there!" photo by Jule
** Face Forward, drawing by Zoe
*** Zoe Meditating, painting by Ivy

Saturday, July 29, 2017


** Breathe:  art works by Ivy

Wandering around in my data overloaded picture mind, I mentioned to a friend, "I am overwhelmed."   

"Acceptance" Ivy replied.

Silently to myself I growled inwardly, "How am I going to do that?"  There's that Acceptance word again I had struggled to write about many years ago.  Have I learned anything at all?  Have I let go of agenda or schedule?  Have I ever relaxed?

Today I opened a meditation from *Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra, topic: "Acceptance... and Trust in the Power of Sacred Energy." 

Sacred Energy

Based on the online journal questions included with the meditation, I emoted:

Acceptance is So Hard!  I wrote fast.
I want what I want, I want it NOW, I wanted it Yesterday, Data Overboard, I Love Data!

To My Inner Child:
"For many millions of light years you are rejoicing and struggling in your various light/life forms in the physical and non physical shifts that "You" are:

I pick up the power of YOU, my Inner Child
over focused
wandering traveller
light walker
dream weaver 
creativity coach
spontaneous intuitive inspiration
out of box thinker
rule breaker
flexible non scheduled, in the moment
joy of achievement 
What Else?

painting with light

writing with sound

The Color Blue

Therapeutic Writing!
I Feel better now this is exactly what I need!

Blog Search Key words:  Vision, Creativity, Blue

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* chopracentermeditation  Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra present 21 Day Meditation Experience, free online July and part of Aug.  Other free meditations and for purchase or download to help you get started in self transformation.  This blog is based on the segment Desire and Destiny, Day 13 Faithful Me, July 29, 2017 optional online journal included to help you focus. 

Over and Over song:  Ben Cooper, Radical Face, Leaves  cut #1

Art Work:
Breathe, Pencil Drawing with Sculpture by Ivy, reprinted with permission

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist, Author and Tai Chi Instructor

Photos by Dahlis: 
** Sculpture with Pencil Drawing "Breathe" by Ivy, printed with permission

"Energy" Stone from the Field Museum of Chicago, IL plus green tree agate, "grounding." 

The Color Blue, light reflected through a blue bottle in sunlight reflects aqua 

Monday, July 17, 2017


A Poem by Isabel Jackson

*Lake Luminous

Sparkles on the lake below
dance, flash, twinkle
(as if myriad bells are tinkling)

sparks dart across water
air currents make inaudible music
subtle rhythm, random, free

beginning   ending   beginning
fascinates, mystifies
myriad lumens

a pathway of glimmers
scattered sprinklings
tiny flames of brilliance

cascading toward shore
a prick of light but for an instant
gold detonating

momentary mobile brilliance
stars of sun's morning
each jewel blinks

clustered gems
gradually dispel
only to return yet again

Key Words Blog Search: poetry, water, lake, beach

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* Lake Luminous, an original poem contributed by Isabel Jackson, reprinted with permission

Roots, Leaves, Branches, by Radical Face, Ben Cooper

Dahlis Roy: Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Photos by Dahlis
Light Effect
Diamond Sparkles

Sunday, June 25, 2017


During a *guided meditation, words float around me.  Enjoying a quiet tonal segment, fully awake, eyes closed, suddenly I saw and felt:

Clearer than Crystal

*** "The Borders of Our Lives"

"Realer" than "reel"~ a living movie unfolded!

Heard: Borodin Music, On The steppes of Central Asia

"Photograph clear" HD detail, a journey deep and mighty in motion.

Crystal Clarity 4th dimension:
I walked desert and rocks, ground crunches underfoot.  Every grain of sand and slab of rock stood out.  Blue banner sky, as clear as glass. 

I felt:  chilly clear air coupled with beating hot sun.

I wore:  white gym shoes, worn blue jeans, a patterned red and white flannel shirt over a white T-shirt, black sun visor, eye protective sun glasses, and a red and white bandana as neck or head scarf as needed..

I was:  alone, young, walking, wandering, both observer and participant wavered back and forth in shifts of perception, absorbing energy from the Earth and Sky.

I saw:  **a Pallas Cat!  Grey and white, a bit of tan, long hair, broad face, slung low to ground and alert.  Every whisker, every hair in perfect detail,  He melted  into the rocks.

I had:  eagle eyes~

Then, a Mongolian Fox appeared!  A mix grey and red.  Square sturdy shape, every thing square.  His eyes slanted and mostly shut against the glare.  He scurried and vanished into a rocky cave. 

I knew:  I had been "there" wherever "there" was.  Mongolia? I love being "there!

"Push a Button" in your imagination, and you're "there!" 

I heard:  stillness silence

Absolute Magic~

*** "I touch no one and no one touches me."

*** "And a rock feels no pain, and an island never cries...."

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*Deepak Chopra, Oprah Winfrey, 21 Day Meditation Experiences, various topics,  chopracentermeditation

** Big Cat Dynasty, NGW, National Geographic Wild, 2 parts.  The Pallas Cat and Mongolian Fox appeared as if by magic in the scenes I witnessed during meditation.

Borodin, On the Steppes of Central Asia

***Simon and Garfunkel:  quotes from I am a Rock and Dangling Conversation, Simon and Garfunkel The Best of Simon and Garfunkel

Writing Therapy:
3 minute writing:  spontaneous, anytime, anywhere, write for 3 minutes, helps clarify thought, write "anything" express feelings and intentions, shred or keep.  Iyanla VanZant, The Dr Oz Show, June 2017

The Artist's Way, The Writing Life, reboot your creativity and inspiration, Julia Cameron

Globe Trekker,  grab a backpack and travel the world, various locations, food, art, culture.

Charlie Rose, VR Stanford Univ., Aug 12, 2016,

Shirley MacLaine actress, author, dancer, visionary, spiritual teacher, journeys of the heart, books: Out on a Limb, the Camino, Out on a Leash and many more.

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist Author and Tai Chi Instructor

Photos by Dahlis
Red Rocks, various sand and rock formations

Wednesday, June 7, 2017


"Preparing to Scan"

Drawing the Curtain

In the previous post, Drawing the Curtain,  I thought about "drapery studies" but, until today, I didn't have "time" to try one.  Interesting as the pen made lace-like effects from the solid print curtain on its rod.

Drawing the curtain is hard!  I want something easy....How about:

Drawing the Puppy

Drawing a puppy from memory is fun, no specific animal, free of agenda, mind on autopilot, an evolving door.  Steps of drawing an animal friend are suggested, go lightly at first, then darken as the images becomes more clear and sure. 


Now for a more specific dog.  To fix "Blue" more in my memory bank, I add "details" such as eye color, coat color, expression, personality and feeling freedom with the sketch.  Sketching is more powerful than we think!

"Preparing to Write"

1-2-3 JRNL
*I heard a suggestion today about daily self care.  Grab a journal or a piece of paper and write free style about anything at all for only three minutes.  You can shred it afterward if you like.  

"I can do that!"

Here's what I wrote:

Standing on the precipice of writing, I feel like I'm standing on the high dive.

I look down into the shimmering crystal turquoise water.

What do I  feel?  Think?

Where am I?

Who am I?

A grain of sand in the ocean of time

Words drift in:
"....and I took the road less traveled...." poem by Robert Frost

Key word: Creativity

Related Posts:
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* Resources:
The Dr. Oz Show, June 7, 2017, Iyanla Vanzant, recovery and release, inspiration

Music for the Day:
Radical Face Ben Cooper, layers of sounds in Leaves, Roots, and Branches

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Pen on paper images by Dahlis:
Drawing the Curtain

Drawing the Puppy

Sketch of "Blue"

Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Roses in Lace

Drawing the Curtain?  What does it mean?  Close the curtain on a chapter of your life, a memory?  Open the curtain to a new sunny day, a new beginning, a new perspective?

Years ago in art class, we penciled, crayoned, charcoaled, and painted "drapery studies."  What value does this have if any?  We painted draped sheets, clothes, patterns in colors and blacks and whites.  We learned about the grey scale and how to paint and define shadows?  What?  I learned about sharp edges and soft, about thick and thin, about solids, transparents, and translucent effects.  I learned against my will.

I love lace curtains.  I love them from ages past.  I remember my mom stretched newly washed sheer curtains on stretcher boards to dry before hanging again.  I stayed away from stretcher boards because I might easily prick my fingers on the needle sharp projections. 

Mrs. Harris, the cat, studies shadows and light.

*Pretty Lace with Green Plant

I love patterned lace, some with wheels, or rosettes embedded into the designs.  Drapery study techniques are useful in this painting

Curtains of Light

One midmorning, lavender light came in through the window.  The sheer white curtains, tinged with a blend of red and blue light rays, blended into a stunning hue in the spring sunlight.  Patterns shifted and vibrated, almost like mountains and water and rays of light.

Use the sky as your blank paper....

Related Posts:
* Absolute Magic, painting Colby Jack, the kitten

Art: Nickolaides, the Natural Way to Draw, drapery, gesture, outline and more 

Music: Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park and The Best of Simon and Garfunkel, provide a peaceful backdrop with Sounds of Silence and Scarborough Fair (with and without canticle).

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist Author and Tai Chi Instructor

Images by Dahlis:
Roses in Lace, photo
Shadows and Light, photo
*Pretty Lace with Green Plant, detail of lace from Colby Jack's kitten oil portrait
Curtains of Light, lavender light through sheer white curtains

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


* Neon Wolf

Sifting through Archives, I pull out a paper.  On it is a poem written by a friend.  I read the message and marvel at the words and rhythm of the moment. 

* Wolf I am
Wolf I run
Peaceful and Serene

Wolf I am
Wolf I rest
Quiet and Serene

Wolf I run
Surrounded by Friends
Pack mates all

Howling at the moon
Wolves we are
Together and Serene

Wolves we are
Moonlight Above
Running together

Wolves we are
Peaceful and Serene
Together and Alone

I got a picture in my mind.  I hunted it down.  Here it is~

             Kerry and Black Wolf

It turned "pink?"

Wait a minute....The black and white painting is not tinted pink~  Kerry looks his usual black and tan.  I'll leave it as "pink" or other color or colors your device may pick up.  Go Figure.

The above painting is a remake of the one below, the original watercolor dream, painted from a different angle.  Will the wolf cross the pond?  Is it frozen?  Is it solid?  His coat is shaggy with snow.  His slanted eyes show deep intent.  Spring  snow?  It is still present in some areas of the USA mountains.

Who is Black Wolf? 
Originally Black Wolf was an image that came to me years ago. I had a dream vision of a black lone wolf coming to a frozen pond.  I sketched a watercolor.  Crossing or Not?    

               Thin Ice

** Meanwhile I saw a video called the Rise of Black Wolf, a wolf like no other, a wolf who broke all the rules, from National Geographic Wild.
Eventually I painted a portrait picture of Black Wolf, surrounded by blue and green.  Later a friend took Black Wolf home.


Who is Kerry?
Kerry is one of my three German Shepherd dog plastic sculptures from ***Breyer, sold as portraits of Roy Rodger's dog Bullet from the TV series, for kids who liked animals.  Naturally I named all the dogs and marked all them differently.  Each had his name and personality.  Kerry is the dark coated one.  Kerry is more playful than Jerry, his sire.  I also still have Prince, Jerry's lion-like brother.

I loved pencil sketching endless drawings of the dog models, teaching me how to draw and how to shade the muscular bodies and practice fetching expressions.  Collies had lots of coat, covering their structure.  It was easier to learn from a shorter coated dog model.

Kerry and the Wolf Shadow

Kerry remembers his timeline....

Key Word, blogger search:   Wolf

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Kerry and the Wolf Shadow
Courage, Journey of Black Wolf
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* Neon Wolf, painting and original Wolf Poem (copyright 2006) by Francesca, photo by Francesca

**Rise of Black Wolf, National Geographic Wild, "a wolf like no other."

*** Breyer, models of many breeds of horses, dogs, and more

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Neon Wolf painting of Shadrach by Francesca, photo by Francesca.  Photo displayed with permission.

Thin Ice, water color sketch by Dahlis

Courage, oil painting by Dahlis.  Look above the head of the wolf, there is an unexpected spirit wolf appearing there along with an aura around Black Wolf. 

Kerry and the Wolf Shadow, photo by Dahlis

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


Tai Chi Around the World happens this year on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Celebrate in your time zone at 10AM, alone or in groups, outdoors or indoors.

How does Tai Chi make me feel?  Help me heal?  Receive calm and pace?  Feel more alive?  Bring in friends to care and share?

All of the above!

Recently I sorted through some long ago drafts of spontaneous writing.  I read again: 
* "Sounds of the city, sifting through trees, settles like dust...."

Now I am recalling Tai Chi class when I was learning the Yang Long Form, 88 pattern.  I stood behind the back row, and not in it.  Sort of like life, being the observer rather than the participant.  I like the feeling of invisibility and detachment.  

** I think about Jou, Tsung Hwa's book, The Dao of Taijiquan  I think about timelessness tucked into one of his chapters.  I think "cosmic," I think  "how appropriate."  I read:

"Reaching the state of mind called Ju-Ting is a wonderful experience yet very hard to describe.  One feels nothing in the mind, like blankness; the whole body seems to be in a vacuum....Both the inside and the outside of the body feel very comfortable.  This state could be described as a small amount of Yang within Yin.  There is no response to sound or other distractions.  One...still knows a little about oneself....imagine what it is like to concentrate so deeply on an interesting book [or painting, or sculpting or writing, or inventing, or anything] that the outside world is forgotten....(p. 146)."

Can Tai Chi Help Me?
Tai Chi is for all age groups, walking paths, patterns, and timelines of individual yet connected lives.

*** "I honor my sacred journey.  I honor the sacred journey of others."

Tai Chi Benefits:
feel calm and centered
social groups
personal awareness, awareness in the moment
mind-body integration
breath, focus on senses, intuition, and nature around you
attention and intention
meditation in motion, relax while exercising

Tai Chi gives me a feeling of authentic self acceptance.  I am both the subject and object of my experiment.

Like spring flowers, Tai Chi invites awakening of full potential in all areas of life.

**** Tai Chi honors flexibility in mind, body, and spirit.  The bamboo is flexible, it can bend very low with the high wind or It can stand up straight and tall.  The bamboo accepts abundance of rain, yet can endure drought conditions until the rains bathe it again.  "Become like bamboo."

"The cat is fully present...."

Blog Search Key Words:  World Tai Chi Day, Tai Chi, Qigong, Meditation

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* Simon and Garfunkel, musicians,  Lyrics from Old Friends, variations of this song, sometimes connected with Bookends.

** Jou, Tsung Hwa The Dao of Taijiquan, Way to Rejuvenation. "Be a crane among chickens.  Become the Crane!" 

*** Quote from Debra Basham, Spiritual Teacher, author, CHTP, HTT, RMT, NLP, SCS-Matters with Joel Bowman, Ph.D.

**** Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming,  Books, seminars, DVD, free apps, newsletter, Tai Chi, Qigong, Martial Arts, Traditional Chinese Music from Wind Records.  Thoughts about the bamboo's flexibility.

Dr Paul Lam,  Tai Chi Programs for all skill levels for better health, developed by Tai Chi Experts and Medical Doctors.  "All is Possible with the Mind, quote by Dr. Paul Lam."  Many products available, seminars, also youtube, Free Lesson, Tai Chi for Beginners

Master Weiqi He helped develop Taiji Qigong 18 Form with Master Lin Hou Seng.  Online instruction with Master Wing Chung who worked with the creators of the form.
"Your Today--My Yesterday, My Today--Your Tomorrow," quote by Weiqi He

Dahlis Roy: Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Words of Wisdom  bamboo ink painting by Dahlis
Allegheny Service Berry and Redbud, photo by Paul
Cat Fully Present, Orange Cat photo by Dahlis

Sunday, April 9, 2017


* "Be Yourself, no matter what they say...."

Bits and Pieces, visible and invisible, come into play, snips of lyrics, melodies, hums, dreams, and more are here.

How do musicians stitch together sound bytes?  What does sound look like?  Painted Sound, Digital Sound?  "Behind the Seams" of a song or symphony, how can it happen?

** "When I write music or conduct a symphony I see pictures, landscapes, scenes.  I basically write and play from pictures." 

*** Aum Frequency, Digital Art from Spoken Voice 

Musical DNA:
"I know that song, I've heard it before!"  Instant Recognition connects pathways into past, present, and future.  "Are you playing with time?"  I can hear the zither tones of ****The Third Man Theme by Anton Karas.  I'd know it anywhere!  I feel the DNA of the deep soul through music.

Is creativity or ways of thinking a genetic trend?  "I come from a family of (name your creative traits)."  How much does nurturing play a role?  My mom and dad encouraged reading, writing, and drawing from an early age.  Luckily, TV came into being!  Radio was already here. 

"Good Teachers!"

The Big Radio, musical nutrition

William Blake, poet, painter, engraver, author is coming into view:
+ "On windy days and moonless nights,
Blake wears a coat of shifting lights.
The tailor now has grown so clever
He stitches light and dark together...."

and so it is also with personal journeys, stitching together the painted, written, woven, spoken, crafted, and musical fabrics of our individual emotional soundtracks and musical landscape creations.

++ Piano Key beaded necklace, designed and created by Zoe

Musical Architecture:  takes many forms from analogue to digital, structures of sound, color and light, real and imagined, come into luminous physical and non-physical realites.

Blogger Search Key WordsMusic, Sound, Creativity, Frequencies

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* Sting, musician, singer songwriter, lyrics and music from the song, An Englishman in New York. AUD Audience from Direct TV, Album Release Party NYC Irving Plaza, interview and performances through i Heart Radio, 2017 

** Lang Lang, composer, conductor, Bloomberg TV 2017, interview

*** Jay Van Shelt, Paintings, Prints, Digital Creations and Sound Art, Mad Hatter's Studio

****  The Third Man Theme, music for the movie, The Third Man (1949) by Anton Karas, youtube and Wikipedia

+ A Visit to William Blake's Inn, Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers  for children of all ages by Nancy Willard.  Illustrations by Alice and Martin Provensen.  Quote from p. 43, story is Blake Tells the Tiger the Tale of the Tailor.

++ Zoe Zaroff, Jewelry by Zoe, hand crafted, custom designs available, beading, torch work and more.

Dahlis Roy:  Visionary Artist, Author and Tai Chi Instructor

Aum Frequency, Art from Sound, Jay Van Shelt, photo reprinted with permission

Fun with Sound, that's me having a listen to the Big Radio, photo by my Dad, Robert G. Diess

Piano Key Beaded Necklace, created by Zoe Zaroff, photo by Dahlis

Friday, March 31, 2017


Writing with *Leaves

Recently we received a Peace Lily.  It grew and flourished.  Tiny buds appeared as if by magic.  Many white ones opened sporting gold centers.  Then, a greenish one reached skyward. 

"It will soon turn white," I thought.

Several days Passed. "Not happening.  It has a green center"

"Turning Green."

It's All Random:
I picked up another story draft (Colors of Love, Sept 1998) and, neatly typed, I read:

Why the green?  In color therapy
** green is sometimes referred to as the 'master color. ' which benefits all conditions.  One always has the option of choosing green, when uncertain about the best color for correcting an imbalance.  Green can be used for strengthening weaknesses.  Green, the color associated with spring, is...the color of renewal.  According to Chinese medicine, green has a healing value for the liver. 

Color therapy uses color from light or...materials to augment healing.  It is applied in a variety of healing arts....psychologists and businesses [can use color] to motivate specific behavior patterns. 

Ivy Plant Grows Love,
a heart shaped leaf

** In various metaphysical and Vedic teachings, the green ray correlates with the Heart Chakra located at the center of the chest....

*** Jou, Tsung Hwa suggested practicing Tai Chi in nature, a green abundance.  In winter or when indoors, practice looking at a green plant.


It's Almost April....springboard for vibrant green

Blog Search Key Word, color green

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* Radical Face, Ben Cooper, Roots, Branches, Leaves and more.  Layered music, deep lyrics.  Writing listening to Leaves today, calming.

** The Way of Qigong, the Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing by Kenneth Cohen.

More Color Therapy
Hands of Light and Light Emerging by Barbara Ann Brennan
Essential Reiki, Diane Stein

*** The Dao of Taijiquan, Way to Rejuvenation by Jou, Tsung Hwa  Healing benfits of Tai Chi.

Dahlis Roy: Visionary Artist, Author, and Tai Chi Instructor

Green Peace Lily, photo by Rob  A white flower appears to your right.
Ivy Plant Growing Love, photo by Dahis  See the heart shaped leaf in your middle right view.