Articles

Hope

Image source: My private collection. Sunrise near Tallinn, Estonia. In times of trouble and darkness turning into light it seems quite dense sometimes. I believe we are at this very point in our human experience. We can see the light and the potential of what is there but the darkness Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Slowly

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. As silence finds a way into my prayer I know I’m well connected to sources Yet unknown to me Resting finds a place in my experience And care of the world is known More deeply This is a road for the Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Night

Image source: My private collection. Near lake Tudu, Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia. Under the cover of darkness We are all equal As the night descends We become shadows Shadows of yesterday Like the morning The night is always wiser There’s a sense of yearning for freedom in the night Without the fullness Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

In the Presence of Grace

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. During times of deep reflection and sadness There are only a few to count on To look and seek guidance from It was meant to be this way You were supposed to figure it out on Your own From the reflections Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Meeting Myself

Image source: A painting from my collection called “Unleashing the Dragon from within.” The never ending feel of darkness Surrounds me with it’s pearlescent glow It speaks to me In tongues of silence Mother nature Through a thick lens The paradox of this Here’s where I gain the most clarity Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago