The expression is very matter-of-fact and I have no clue what I was thinking when I drew it. It's an old drawing I just found in a sketchbook I wanted to recycle for a new class. What amazes me is the alertness of the face and the amount of expression that only a few lines … Continue reading It Is As It Was
“You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens. By http://www.awakening-intuition.com Ahhh… the ultimate learner’s creed! It also is a sentiment that comes from all the happiness gurus, positivity mindset coaches, and many business leaders. Take action first is the key component for me here. … Continue reading Tuesday’s Triumphs #5: Ok, so that happened…
What I Learned In School Today... If you can find it, read: Philippe Petit, On the High Wire, trans by Paul Auster, New York: New Directions Publishing, 2019 [1972, 1984], 3-19, 55-56 I'm already loving this teacher and this is still the first week. She suggested this reading for us and as soon as I opened … Continue reading The Art of Making – As Easy A Walking A Tightrope
What I learned in class this week... Perhaps the sign of a good class is the level of challenge provided by the teacher. Not time management challenges, reflective challenges. This week the teacher had us do a short reflective paper to answer "Why am I here?". As in why did I choose to take her … Continue reading I Art… what do you do?
Every now and then, I look through old sketchbooks to see if there are any unused pages left that can be recycled or repurposed for new projects. I usually find forgotten drawings that make me shout in my head WTF was I thinking when I drew this? This is a great example. These days, I … Continue reading In The Moment
“No matter what you do, someone will always talk about you. Someone will always question your judgement. Someone will always doubt you. So, just smile and make the choices you can live with.” By http://www.awakening-intuition.com There is such peace of mind in totally accepting the inevitable. Accepting that others will disagree with me isn’t the hardest … Continue reading Monday’s Meanings #5: Meh! You can think what you want…
In a recent drawing class, there teacher told us of an upcoming project that would have us seeing faces everywhere, in all sorts of inanimate objects. When I left class that prophecy stayed loud and clear in my mind. This morning on the way to school, I found these faces. See more at Arts M.Perron … Continue reading Face at the Track & The Three Amigos
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” By Theodore. Roosevelt Wow! It seems like I’m brought back to the power of now (also an amazing book by Eckhart Tolle) in everything we undertake. This statement is self-evident and absolute, when you choose to live in the now. Right now, you can … Continue reading Sunday’s Speculations #5: How to do it right now
“Stress is caused by being here, but wanting to be there.” By Eckhart Tolle I have a real love-hate relationship with Eckhart Tolle! He has a viciously annoying skill for stating the truth to me, especially when I don’t want to hear it! Maybe he should have put this quote on the cover of The … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #4: Is that stress over there?
“Depression is your mind telling you it’s tired of being the character you’re trying to play.” By Jim Carrey The key word here if “trying”. You have to learn how to always be authentically you. This is so important that all the time and energy you put into being someone else will always repeat failures … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #4: I’m tired of being ‘Not me’!