Staying In The Step I Am In

photo unsplash.com It's Camp Nano this month. Well, ok, the month is nearly over, and so is this Camp, but the point is that Camp Nano was my jump-off point this season. I am working on my novel, my first full-term fully-embodied fiction novel. Not a piece of non-fiction. Not a coaching piece. Not a …

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From The Vault: Thinking Of Working With Me?

photo unsplash.com Are you thinking of working with me? Keep a few things in mind:*You must be willing to actually do the work, to dig in and dig deep, and to face every fear and every thing that comes up.  I will be there to help you, but the bulk of the work is on …

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April Fool’s Day

collage created via canva.com I know. April 1st is about jokes and pranks. However, this year, when I heard April Fool's...what I heard was April's Fool...and my first thought went to the Tarot. In the traditional Tarot (think Rider-Waite style decks), the Fool represents new beginnings, faith in the future, and not knowing what to …

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Well, There Goes All My Canvas

photo unsplash.com So, my youngest is eight years old. He can be absolutely full of the gimmes and the I-wants. If you have kids, you know what I mean. Every time he starts asking for something, or more of something, or something else, or whatever his fascination is that moment ... I tell him (what …

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Finding Old Unfinished Art Journal Projects

photo unsplash.com We have been doing some cleaning...not spring cleaning, but that deep down cleaning that comes when one's health (mine, in particular) improves enough to be able to accomplish more than one had in the past (within reason, again due to health issues) and as someone has recently moved out (mostly) we can now …

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Learning To Trust The Magic

photo unsplash.com In one of my subscriptions boxes this month (one day i will tell you which ones I receive and why I have chosen to buy these particular boxes on a regular basis) I received a small card with a simple bracelet wrapped around it. On this bracelet hung a pineapple charm. The gist …

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A Little Comfort At Night

photo unsplash.com Last year, before I went to bed, I would heat whole organic milk on the stove and add about a tablespoon of raw cacao powder.  I would whisk them together until the mixture became hot cacao.  When I started making this for myself, I would add a tablespoon of turbinado sugar. I changed …

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My Art Grimoire

same journal, but not the same picture discussed below I pulled out my art grimoire the other day.  I had been cleaning up my area and found a few pieces of art that I had started for Southern Gal’s class Soulful Reflections. I knew they belonged in my art grimoire.  I also knew there were …

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