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Seasons of Silence

There are seasons of silence when the soul goes deep, crawling into a cocoon. We feel the urge to withdraw. We yearn to silence the noise, to figure out the important, to explore the possible. And while in our cocoon, new … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream Beyond your Fears and Limitations

Dream is an artistic expression of my creative aspirations. What if we dared to dream of possibilities beyond our present skills or the obstacles life throws our way? Dream is a mixed media piece I created to express my desire to … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing

Sometimes life is about breathing deeply, enjoying the people who make life worth living, like family at my Aunt Nancy’s 80th birthday celebration. And at other times, life is about gasping for air and holding your breath for as long … Continue reading

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The Competition Between Career and Creative Life

It’s the second day of a four-day weekend and I’m sitting here, in my art room, staring at a mixed media canvas in process. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Complementary Colors: Divine Faithfulness and Human Surrender

Often unexpected circumstances take us where we do not want to go. Yet the resulting blessings of acceptance form a beautiful bouquet of complimentary colors—a mixture of divine will and human surrender. Recently, I wrestled with acceptance of a situation … Continue reading

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Deep Cauldron of Emotions: Lighting the Way through Personal Expression

When we dare to connect with and share our feelings, we light the way for others to do the same. This is the gift of writing and the glory of words. Have you ever read someone’s insights and felt the … Continue reading

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Relinquish the Unrealistic

When life plucks feathers from your expectation’s wings, relinquishing the unrealistic helps you to land safely and walk in contentment. Here I sit on the fourth day of my Spring Break with a “To Do” list far longer than the … Continue reading

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