Sometimes going in a new direction brings us back to ourselves. The last piece I painted (A Crowd of Me) left me a little discouraged and a lot determined to do some reflection. While I got some positive feedback from my support clan (aka my amazing wife and daughter), I still felt I didn't do … Continue reading The Artist Self – One – Do What Talks to You…
At this point in the explorations, I was feeling a little overwhelmed at how many more I wanted to do. I should say, I let myself get away from the moment of making and lost track of the blank canvas in front of me. I decided to look away from my selfies and look deep … Continue reading Self-Portrait Project Seven – Diving Deep Inside
Book Review: The Bad Seed by Jory John Great illustrations and the moral is very clear, at the end: everybody can change. Not sure if I'd read this to my class of kids, but one on one, it could be a lovely story.It's just a little long. The protagonist makes a beautiful transformation in self-awareness … Continue reading Everybody Can Change
Is it ungrateful to ask for what you want? Wow, did I ever grab a loaded question and the answers aren't what I expected... Google it and you get some lovely lady not-so-subtly selling her services to increase traffic to your business. This is followed by many definitions of "ingratitude". Perhaps I'm being ungrateful for … Continue reading Day 20 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
“Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone is creating what they see.” By Neale Donald Walsch For the last twenty one weeks, I’ve discovered what I believe to be several pillars to a healthy … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #21: In Coclusion… We Keep On Truckin’
“Don’t forget to drink water and get sun. You’re basically a houseplant with complicated emotions.” By unknown Simply wisdom and obvious statement are such a joy to me the days. I seek the simplicity in everything. I desire no drama (ie: shit) and shy away from stress or things I just don’t like. My emotions … Continue reading Friday’s Frequencies #21: Water cures everything. So, let’s go for a beer! Well, it has water in it, doesn’t it?
“Pay attention to whatever inspires you, for it is ‘spirit’ trying to communicate with you, that’s why it’s called ‘inspiration’, as ‘in-spirit’. Listen to it, believe it, and act on it.” By unknown I’ve taken the habit of asking people what inspires them and when I’m asked back the same question, I realize so much … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #21: Hey, you! Yes, You!
“Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like & learn to find joy in the story you’re living.” By unknown So often this message comes back and reinforces the only important lesson: I must live today, without comparisons to yesterday (ie: no regrets), and without concern … Continue reading Wednesday’s Wisdoms #21: Letter to Self. – A New Year’s Resolution!
“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!