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Gary Christopherson
Founder, Thrive!; Former Federal Health Executive; Founder, HealthePeople; Sculptor, GChris Sculpture.
Founder, Thrive!; Former Federal Health Executive; Founder, HealthePeople; Sculptor, GChris Sculpture.
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New – “sweetness” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
3' x 3' metal mobile.
Message - Challenges all of us to celebrate and nurture the sweetness, with a bit of whimsey.
in all creatures. Sweetness can and should be a blessing. Care must be taken to avoid it becoming a curse.
See at www.GChris.com
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New – “narcissist” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
3' x 3' metal mobile.
Message: Narcissist. Selfish, short-sighted destroyer of the good. Of the future. Of a thriving future. Challenges all of us to prevent narcissists from destroying our and our children’s potential for a surviving and thriving future.
See at www.GChris.com
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New – “thriving eagle” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
3' x 2' metal mobile.
Message: Thriving creatures soar above and beyond chaos.
Dedication: Dedicated to the Dakota people, who revered the bald eagle, calling it "the messenger for the creator."
See at www.GChris.com
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New – “aspiring to thrive out of chaos” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
3' x 2' metal mobile.
Message: aspiring creatures, aspire to survive and, even more, thrive out of chaos.
See at www.GChris.com
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New – “Xtinct – universal justice” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
2' x 3' metal mobile.
Message: Human's failure risk early extinction for humans, all other creatures and Earth.
Note: In Chris' illustrated science fiction book - "Xtinct - Universal Justice for Earth, The Decider and Xtinct must apply universal justice to save Earth by deciding whether or not early human extinction.
See at www.GChris.com
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New – “Shepherd – universal justice” – Thrive! sculpture by GChris.
2' x 3' metal mobile.
Message: Unless humans change their behavior immediately, humans’ failure risks early extinction for humans, all other creatures and Earth.
Note: Shepherd is a key character in Chris’ illustrated science fiction book - “Xtinct - Universal Justice for Earth,” When humans face early extinction due to their own failures, Shepherd partners with humans to prevent early extinction and achieve a thriving future. Shepherd is also the key figure in Chris’ two science fiction novels - “black box”, “The Thrive! Endeavor”.
See at www.GChris.com
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New Thrive! Sculpture by GChris – “being together”.
1' x 1' metal & wood stabile.
Message: “being together” is positive togetherness of two beings’ hearts and minds aspiring for greater personal and public good.
More at www.GChris.com
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“unification”, a new Thrive! Sculpture by GChris
2' x 3' metal & wood stabile
Message: Unify, what was once whole then torn apart, to create thriving whole.
While the message applies broadly, it also applies to the effort to re-unify the Korean people, torn apart related to war, into a more thriving whole people.
More at www.GChris.com
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New Thrive! Sculpture by GChris - "true leap of faith".
3' x 3' metal & wood stabile
Leap of faith from today's constraints. Across chasms of doubt and insecurity. To future of true thriving and true love. Leap as if your very heart and soul were at stake.
www.GChris.com
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What can you do at The Thrive! Center?
Thrive! Discuss and strategize our future. Extinction? Just surviving? Thriving? “All thrive forever”? Maybe you join Thrive! Endeavor - Call to action and a rallying cry for a better future. Thrive! – Vision and mission for those wanting to build a better future for all.
HealthePeople. Discuss and strategize achieving healthy people. Best personal, community or country health system? HealthePeople - Integrated strategy and effective reform that would result in accessible, affordable and high-quality health systems everywhere.
Thrive! Sculpture by GChris. Tour Studio/Gallery. Interact with 200+ sculptures. Copper and wood. Sizes from a foot to dozen feet. Some make sounds. Some move physically; some move conceptually. All generate shadows. All payments go to Thrive! scholarship fund.
Thrive! Park. See great scenic views of Mississippi River and Lake Pepin. Walk/hike bluff side/top roads and trails year-round Experience goat prairie restoration on bluff sides/tops.
Historic 1885 Era Bluffside Farm. Tour fully renovated/restored house, barn and beehouse with views of Mississippi River and bluff. Learn about life on small bluffside farm in 1880s.
For info, go to www.ThriveEndeavor.org or www.GChris.org. Contact Chris @ GChris@GChris.com or 301-318-3760
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