Monthly Archives: July 2017

Why Let Go?

  Letting go of possessions, things, clearing the house, donating invites spaciousness lightens…. Letting go of rules, constraints, forms in writing permits possibilities to pour forth….. Letting go of unhelpful habits, of self-sabotage and self-defeat welcomes wellness, relaxing into growth…. … Continue reading

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Yes! We ARE Artists

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it … Continue reading

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Still Dancing

In Dani Shapiro’s marvelous “Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life,” she shares a classic anecdote in an artist’s life.  Her friend, who is a notable sculptor, is asked at a dinner party “…if I was still … Continue reading

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waiting…no more

        she is waiting for the light to change for an opening to be understood or visible for the kettle to boil the paint to dry, the storm to pass, an answer someone herself ~~ and that one … Continue reading

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The Glow of Flow, or Optimal Experience

  “….[T]he best moments in our lives, are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times…The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile….”~Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi … Continue reading

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The Practice Is The Thing: Devotion

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each, it is the performance of a dedicated precise … Continue reading

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