Half way through the X-mas break and my To Do list of nonsense is expanding beyond reason. Turns out, I've only been contemplating my navel. In about a week, my 21-week series on daily quotes will come to an end and I frankly have no clue what I've learned from the process. Partly because I … Continue reading CMN = Contemplating My Navel
“Most people never heal, because they stay in their heads, replaying corrupted scenarios. Let it go.” By S. Mcnutt I had to reflect on this one for a bit. That in itself showed me I was in the habit of going to my head first. In my head, I find memories to relate to this … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #21: Head Vacation Time!!!
“Some things in life happen for a reason. And sometimes, you don’t need to know what the reason is - you just need to trust that it was a seed planted in your soul to help you find a reason and purpose for your living.” From averstu.com So, how do I know when not to … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #21: Whatever! I’ve got things to do!
“Don’t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, and notice more than you realize.” By unknown I think my Mom was just trying to tell something similar to this the other day. She was telling me to believe in myself more. It’s similar in that this is a mantra … Continue reading Sunday’s Speculations #21: Practice the knowing smirk
“I can tell a lot about a person by what they choose to see in me.” By unknown Hmmm… I have a gut feeling this one might need a warning label. Something like: “Don’t ask people what they see in you; observe how they react to you and ask yourself what you see in yourself … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #20: So, that’s what you think of me, hmmmm…
“Care less about what you own. Care more about how you live.” By Joshua Becker When it comes to my blogging and writing, I’m positively a hoarder. I collect an abundance of research and information, create a working document that comprises all the quotes, statements, concepts, etc.. I find relevant for the article I’m writing. … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #20: Live life for experience, not stuff.
“What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” By Buddha Does this send a shiver down your spine? Well, it should! You are this powerful! First, you must earn to discipline your thoughts, feelings, and imagination so they focus on the outcomes you really want. Second, every single … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #20: Holly Cow! Am I Ever Powerful!
For years now, I've been stopped in my tracks by the many works of designer-artists, Isamu Noguchi. His play with lines, textures, and shapes capture my imagination like sitting in a Zen garden. I find myself staring endlessly in a blissful state of calm. There's a whole canon of his work that seems to be … Continue reading An Isamu Tower – Spontaneous Intentionality
“Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” From http://www.yourpositiveoasis.com I admit it, I struggle with this one daily. It weighs heavily on my heart. I believe I may be confusing acceptance with taking thing for granted. Let me see if I can work my way through the jumble … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #20: Thank you so much!
Part of the accretion project, I used torn and end scraps of thin slabs. Each piece was textured with a textured-roller, then assembled wet, using only a little slip and scoring. When leather hard, I used a carving tool to take away excess slip at the seams and emphasize the layers. I gave a few … Continue reading The Textured Wonder Vase