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 Circle of Zen

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  Its so important to understand the empty spot.  We are all nothing and we are all everything.  We are all everywhere and we are all nowhere.  The only true wisdom is knowing…you know nothing.

Ode to Vincent

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Happy Birthday Vincent ! My world became a more beautiful place because of you. You have inspired me beyond words throughout my life and taught me to see difference as an asset and to encourage individuality in myself and others.   Thank you Thank you Thank you. Thank you Starry, starry night. Paint your palette blue and grey, Look out …

What Would You Stand Up For?

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Standing up for the things in life that are worth fighting for ain’t easy. It calls for you to understand who you are on deep level and what your values are as a human. A knowing that regardless of what others say, its important to do the right thing.  It can be extremely uncomfortable and inconvenient, but there is a …

KARMA

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karma [action], jñana [knowledge] and bhakti [devotion] are all essential. If the two wings of a bird are devotion and action, knowledge is its tail.

FREE downloadable Creativity Guide

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Are you looking for a more CREATIVE LIFE ? The time to blossom is right now, not sometime in the future when your  stars are all aligned up for you.  Today is the day. Sign up for my free downloadable guide called “Spark Your Soul”  with tips on how to get started living more creatively TODAY . 

Creativity Mentor

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All creative humans need a helping hand.    I have had a number of mentors in my life that I have adored over the years and they have been especially helpful during times when I struggled with finding the ME in my art.  I have also been a mentor to hundreds of students encouraging and inspiring them as people and …

Powerful 11 minute Meditation

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March 24,1018   Kirtan Kriya is a very powerful 11 minute a day meditation I have been doing to clear my mind, release the old thoughts feelings and beliefs that are holding me back  and to help me manifest more creativity in my life.  It is easy you simply touch your thumb to the remaining four fingers  one at a …