Oh, Monkey ! is HERE !

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Available in every major online bookstore and locally in my community book store Black Bond Books Ladner. Check out my Oh Monkey website for all links. OHMONKEY Written for young adults, this story follows the journey of young girl who grows tired of hearing her monkey chatter in her ear every day, telling her what to do. She sits down …

The Love Hate Rivalry between Picasso and Matisse

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There are many ways to describe the relationship between Picasso and Matisse.  It could be called a rivalry, a creative dialogue, often referred to as  a chess game. Matisse himself once compared it to a boxing match. But it also became the abiding friendship of two creative geniuses as titans who, daring to paint the ugly, transformed our sense of …

Kindness

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The truth is that we are all good people and we are all loved. Its crazy to ask others for  love and respect when we aren’t willing to give it to ourselves. I understand this, as this was me.   Become the student of your own mind, and question every thought.   If thoughts like this resonate with you, please …

Peace by M.A. Burrows

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I  met myself without my story, inside of my  beautiful mind. We  made peace, my mind, and I.   In here, I am clear. I am  free.  I am awake. I am only noticing. Simply flowing back and forth, with little effort, my brilliant imagination in perfect sync with the calm, silent melody of knowing. It is quiet, without war. …

Truth.

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“The Truth is, that I have never been wronged, not once, in my entire life, by anyone Everyone has been ‘righting’ me all along. The truth sets us free.”  Mary Ann Burrows

Creative Spaces

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WElCOME to my workshop. This is my private, creative, and very sacred, special space. It took a long time to get here and I am so very grateful that I have this place in my life.  Having a sacred space in which you can feel free to create in is valuable but, trust me,  this wasn’t always the case. When …

Write Every Day

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There is something special that transpires through the consistency of writing, every day. Crappy or not, still write. Show up and put pen to paper and the rest will come. Just do it applies here. It doesn’t need to be a best-selling novel. It just needs to be done. It all matters. This keeps your brain in the game.

365 Gathered Truths

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I am in LOVE. What a great way to start your day. Wake Up, have your cappuccino, then pull one of the 365 gathered truths out of a vintage black box . You will see it manifest itself in some form or another throughout your day. Great prompting tool for creating too! This was One of Oprah’s favourite things this …

The Face of Truth and Sacred Roots

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What sits the distance of one arms reach away, from you? Am arms reach away from me is Sara –  Sat Mukh Kaur, which means The Face of Truth. Her  Flower Garden is a pure Eden.  Sara is a healer, an herbalist , a flower grower, a yoga  instructor a farmer and meditation guru, a humanitarian, a seeker and one …

Consciousness and Myths

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Go within ourselves to discover what we are really made of. Unplug, let go, release, simplify and shed ourselves of  everything including our biggest dragon ..our own egos ❤.