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Wednesday, March 24, 2010










Artists/husband-wife Alex, & Alyson Grey "Grateful to be alive" after surviving accident; say "God sending a Sign.





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"The subject for tonight is Love; & for tomorrow nite; as well - I know of no better topic for us all to discuss; until we die - Hafiz

"Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. " - Rainer Maria Rilke
March 7th; 2010 Artists/husband-wife Alex & Alyson Grey "Grateful to be alive" after surviving accident; Alex & Alyson were nearly-Crippled by S.U.V. driver who crossed Center-line while driving in Vermont causing Alex/Alyson to crash off side of road.

Story by: Akira Morikawa (late-breaking news)

(below: Alex & Alyson's crumpled front-end after the accident when Alex & Alyson crashed into the side of the road swerving to avoid crashing head-on into a S.U.V. that had crossed the center-line & was coming head-on into their lane)http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd413788330120a92a79b5970b-pi

Alex & Alyson "grateful to be Alive; say God sending a Sign & God's Spirit entering through their broken vertebrae."

On March 7th; Artists & husband/wife; Alex & Alyson Grey of Cosm; who just finished touring 49 countries exhibiting their work; including a recent exhibition; below @ San Antonio Museum of Contemporary Art. Curator David S. Rubin talks about Alex's Journey of the Wounded Healer piece as part of the exhibit: Psychedelic: Optical & visionary art since the 60s)
http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd413788330120a955c1eb970b-pi

Alex & Alyson nearly hit a dark S.U.V. which crossed the center line into their lane while Alex & Alyson were driving driving in Vermont; the dark S.U.V. subsequently fled; & Alex/Alyson swerved & smashed their car into the side of the side of the road; both Alex & Alyson fractured their lower vertebrae & will be in braces for a year. Doctors predict a full recovery.
(below: Alyson Grey)
http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd413788330120a92a7a21970b-pi

http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd4137883301310f91419d970c-pi

(above: Alex Grey)

Alex's burst vertebrae had a 50% intrusion into Alex's spinal-cord; & if the vertebrae was injured a little higher; Alex would be a paraplegic. Alex says that it is a sign that God wants them to pay attention & since broken bones heal stronger eventually; that is a sign that God is strengthening Alex & Alyson's backs for heavier loads in the future; & that the broken bones allow God's angels & mysterious essence to penetrate into Alex & Alyson.

(Alyson, left; & Alex, right)
http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd4137883301310fbd2881970c-pi

Alex & Alyson ask in lieu of flowers or gifts that a donation be made to Cosm; their Art Sanctuary (Wappingers Fall, NY) open to the Public.


http://cosm.typepad.com/.a/6a00e54fbd413788330128779c02d4970c-pi
Ocean of Love-Bliss by Alex Grey
(Print available at http://www.cosm.org
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Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. -Rainer Maria Rilke


source:

full-story/pictures (in Alex/Alyson's own-words)
http://www.cosm.typepad.com/cosm_blog/



Alex & Alyson's public Art-Sanctuary in Wappingers Falls, N.Y.:
http://www.cosm.org



Alex/Alyson Grey -" Nothing like a brush with death to help you appreciate life. On March 7th, around 1 pm, our lives changed dramatically.
A beautiful clear day, we were returning to New York after celebrating Allyson's father's birthday in New Hampshire...
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