A Serious Fellow

I'm really loving charcoal sticks! can you tell? They are deliciously messy and sloppy, but allow me to express so much more atmosphere. The figure comes alive on the page. He is no longer just a portrait of some creepy Victorian gent. He has become the tragic protagonist of an Edgar Allen Poe novel. Seemingly … Continue reading A Serious Fellow

Art & Fear – What to do about it in your classroom?

What I learned in school today... First, try to find and read Art & Fear David Bayles & Ted Orland, or watch a few reviews on youtube on the book. My teacher gave us a reading from the book and it was out of chapter 2. Looking through my notes, I took away from the … Continue reading Art & Fear – What to do about it in your classroom?

An Angel Spoke To Me This Morning…

An angel spoke to me this morning through a series of Instagram posts. What she/he told me was in order to allow financial wealth into my life, I must let go of my current mindset towards asking for money. I must replace the association of 'earning' to money and replace it with the mindset of … Continue reading An Angel Spoke To Me This Morning…

Why I share my fears with myself as if they are truth.

Reiterating my fears in my own voice is a habit of comfort. I tell them to myself to avoid giving effort to any challenge. These are my excuses and protections against failure. If I don’t try, I can’t fail. This feels like an undigested lump in my stomach. I feel the anxiety rising up between … Continue reading Why I share my fears with myself as if they are truth.

The 2nd Step on The Ladder of Awareness

Welcome to the continuing observations that follow the discussions sessions between myself and my mentor, Berel M. Weiner for our book project tentatively called: “The Ladder of Awareness: The Process of Being Your Truth.”  These are my thoughts and feelings following each session and have already begun to change with each new week of discussion. … Continue reading The 2nd Step on The Ladder of Awareness

The 1st Step on The Ladder of Awareness

For the next few months I will be posting observations that follow the discussions sessions between myself and my mentor, Berel M. Weiner for our book project, tentatively called: “The Ladder of Awareness: The Process of Being Your Truth.”  These are my thoughts and feelings following each session and have already begun to change with … Continue reading The 1st Step on The Ladder of Awareness

Top Reasons for Taking Action: What are you waiting for?

Law #11 Creating a sense of urgency “What ideas or goals do you have that you keep putting off?” That is the overriding question that haunts you throughout the 12th chapter of T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can”. This short chapter is packed with warnings about how to use your time effectively, and between … Continue reading Top Reasons for Taking Action: What are you waiting for?

Odds & Ends – Conflict & Choice

A few months ago, I wrote the following notes in my journal and I wanted to share them with you. Partly, because of how much my writing style has changed, and partly because it was interesting to reflect on growth. Finally, because I now feel that conflict doesn't need to be a scary part of … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Conflict & Choice

Odds & Ends – Faith & Happiness

I can remind you to have faith in your goals, your plans, your process, and your progress, but what are some of the keys to developing faith? You could reflect on the most rewarding moments of your life, write down as much details about those experiences: the senses and feelings, the thoughts, the details. You … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Faith & Happiness