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Time for Change

Is change a decision we can control or an invitation to ride the wild, untamed? Or both? I’ve been trying to wrap my head around change—what part is God-initiated and what part is human choice. There’s something deep inside that … Continue reading

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Use your Imperfect Talents

Use what talents you possess. For the world would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang the best. –Henry Van Dyke Self-doubt is definitely one of the main culprits that keeps me from using my artistic … Continue reading

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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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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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Re-centering Your Creative Self

Like constructing a dam in a swift-flowing river, time for reflection pools the soul’s waters so we can see our reflection. When outward flow to others stops, we seek mental, emotional, and spiritual rejuvenation. We artistic types must work at taking … Continue reading

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Befuddling Directional Shifts

Have you ever been befuddled by a directional shift? One moment you’re whistling a happy tune, rambling along your usual way, when POW! Circumstances send you off on an unexpected diversion, or something new calls to you and you just … Continue reading

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Expectations: Motivator or Taskmaster

How do you gauge success? Do you base success on whether you achieved what you thought you could do or by the skills you learned while in pursuit of your goal? If  you chose the first, then you probably go … Continue reading

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