Category Archives: THE DIARY OF LUZ CORRAZZINI

Diary Writing and other Spiritual Practices

The other morning, as I was going down the porch stairs loaded with plates, my neighbor called out: προσοχή! (attention).  To make sure I didn’t fall and break something, I needed to pay attention. So I concentrated and carefully climbed … Continue reading

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Carolina’s Diary

Carolina Maria de Jesus  (1914-1977), born in a poor Brazilian agricultural area, at the age of seven was given the opportunity by a wealthy woman to go to school. Carolina quickly learned to read and write and dropped out of … Continue reading

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Dawn Powell (1896-1965)

Her mother died when she was a little girl.  To fill in the void, Dawn kept diaries.  Then her father remarried an unpleasant woman who vented her frustrations by destroying everything Dawn had written. A diary is a confident, a … Continue reading

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Gaudy Gods

In the Archeological Museum of Paros, there is a statue of Artemis from her sanctuary at the Parian Delion. It’s dated 360 BC and was discovered in 1899. And, like most all of the Greek statues I’ve seen, it’s white. … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet #4 The Decisive Moment

Identification of the Moment: in front of the Church Ζωοδόχου Πηγής (Zoodocho Piyis) in Parikia, Paros; May 2017 Description: a desaturated colored digital photograph of the church that faces the beach of Kato Yialo empty save for two children walking … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet #3

Identification of the Moment: Parian Coast, looking west, May 2017 Description: a digital foto taken of the horizon line as seen from the offing of Parikia. Analysis: there are clouds and waves but the foto is dominated by the horizon … Continue reading

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Critique Sheet #2

Identification of the Moment: Morning view from bathroom window, La Sussurrata, May 2017 Description: A colored foto showing a bougainvillea and a naked pergola. The purple flowers dominate the picture. Analysis: the picture was taken from inside a window.  However, … Continue reading

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