What’s Your Story?

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I have worked in the art world for years in various capacities; Creating a successful business, designing giftware, marketing, painting, drawing, creating/running a non-profit art society, mentoring and helping other people find their own creative spark.   Art continues to be my first love, but I have always been interested in the complexities of human nature and writing. I love …

Sweet Nothingness

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There is an art to doing nothing. I do it every single day and I am getting really good at it. Every morning at 5 am.  I get up. I take my dogs outside and then the three of us retreat to my meditation room. I wake up happy just knowing that I have carved out  time  in my day …

Let Life Flow

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Here is a time-lapse video from my Saturday workshop. I absolutely love the acrylic pouring technique. It takes hours to choose then mix up the paint and chemicals in separate little containers before you actually pour them together and then onto your canvas.  IT IS MESSY, but once you do release the paint it is so beautiful to watch your …

Practicing Reserection

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Flying through harsh weather. I am struggling and yearning. Is life meant for me to practice resurrection ? Floating as grace under fire, with an open heart, I call out to others to let them know that they too are loved  and looked for, when lost. I may become their home for a while, detached, I inspirit them,  then leave, …

Generosity

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Be generous. Generous with your time your thoughts, your feelings, your love. Both towards yourself and to others, without expectations. Generosity doesn’t necessarily mean money. Be giving. Listen, help. Live your life like a work of the art. Be present with your hands open, reaching outwards and your hearts full, and give. Give smiles, give compliments, give glances, give kindness, …