What can I do to make the world a more beautiful place? What will you do today, to make the world a more beautiful place? As author and illustrator Barbara Cooney prompts us to consider in her famous children’s book, Miss Rumphius, we see powerful results when we ask ourselves this question. The character “Miss … Continue reading The One Question to Ask Yourself Every Day
It’s like bottled inspiration and I drink from it daily. To fire up inspiration in my life, I keep artwork all around me. When I was a young school girl, I loved making drawings based on artwork I was familiar with. I was exposed to a variety of visual art both through the small progressive school … Continue reading Fire Up Your Everyday Routine by Looking At Art
In Reverence of Spring. I’m in New England it’s early May - Spring coolness, brown fuzz-dust Fairy dust garden workings - All the hedges, trees, gardens, are nourished once again with protective coverings of mulch. - A blower sounds; the landscapers are head down, working hard. - Everything looks cleaned up. - Green flowers blowing … Continue reading The Smell of Fresh Mulch
Is Ivanka Really Just a “Disney Princess?” This article has been published by The Huffington Post. The recent airplane incident where an angry man accosted Ivanka Trump and her family elevated the conversation about Ms. Trump getting harassed to a national level, but it’s been happening in the media for awhile now. Worse, it’s symptomatic … Continue reading What’s Up with Bullying Ivanka Trump?
Something special happens inside me when I cut my hair, or take a shower, or work out, or vacuum, or get rid of (donate) excess clothes and books. What do these actions all have in common? They're forms of "pruning." We take stock of ourselves or of our homes, and we decide what we no … Continue reading Pruning our daily lives
Isn't inspiration great? It's a feeling of golden sparkles...glitter...flowing liquid gold-honey energy, little pink flowers blowing in the breeze and whizzing blue stars...sea salt water foam, and rainbows: red, green, pink, yellow watercolor soft in constitution....golden autumn light through a tree...running through my heart, mind, and soul. Inspiration leads to breakthroughs, miracles, joy, healing, creation of … Continue reading ~~~~Inspiration****
I love when inspiring words or quotes are on display. Whether mounted on a wall, written on a piece of fabric or clothing, or inscribed in wood or on a picture-frame, I love it. I spotted this framed picture when my husband and I were out to brunch over the weekend. Here we have several … Continue reading Glitter, Twinkle, Sparkle, Shine