Transform

Days shift to nights

we try to hide

we blanket our fears

we are exposed

we wake

we begin to see clearly

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From my sketchbook:  Pencil and pen sketch on toned paper

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The page is my friend

I try to uphold to a morning routine by carving out time for myself before the hectic throws of the day. My commitment to writing three long hand pages (morning pages) began many years ago when I read the book, The Artist Way, by Julia Cameron. The routine of writing everyday clears the mind, relieves stress and allows you to tap into your well of creativity on a regular basis.  My writing this morning inspired this doodle.

My sketch book, pencil, pen on paper.

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Take flight

When the artwork was created, I let the brush and paint guide me. The pattern and color took shape on the canvas and I intuitively let the image come forth.  As I viewed the painting today for the first time in months, I understand the message. Today the image spoke to me.

Step out of the shadows, be light, take flight. You never know what you can achieve until you try!

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Any given Sunday

Yes I feel like holding on to the day a bit longer. Sunday always felt like a day to take time for myself, to recharge the senses, relax, create or do the things that make me feel whole again. Always a little sadness for me when wrapping up the day knowing Monday starts all over again. So for now I will enjoy the day.

Take time for yourself, do what makes you happy!

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Silent messages

Moment taken as I gaze toward the sky

clouds catch my eye

Im lost in the ease of movement

effortless motion of forms

the wind whispers….

that is how you should move through life

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The little things in life

When we don’t look down

When we don’t look around

When we don’t stop to take in the moment

We might miss out on something spectacular

This day during an impromptu trip to the beach with friends, the kiddos looked down as they walked and noticed the ground moving! It was covered with colorful unique shells that slowly moved, snails! Hundreds of them! Squeals of delight, excitement and then curiosity kicked in. So it taught us an important lesson, always look where you step or you might squash a friend!

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