life as art

11 desk work space - stargardener

And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, and live along some distant day into the answer. -Rilke

A quick post today as a point of summary + a glimpse at my recent creative planning  + resource links, a giveaway and a free download!

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dismantling procrastination

quoted text from Right Brain Planner™ July journal-planning pages

quoted text from July Right Brain Planner™ journal-planning pages

You must take some small step or the ideas will remain jammed up and the creative pressure behind the jam will continue to escalate. … quiet your mind by gently siphoning off its overflow, not adding to it. –Julia Cameron

What if delays are not truly delays? What if you are precisely where you are supposed to be? Continue reading

everything has its opposite

[Day 9/61 – undaunted] — ❣inspired by a book quote posted by @mandy.steward // #contrasts of life ☯ #fly #believe #babystepscount #wishes #betrue2you #handlettered #Sharpie #ICAD2016

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To decide to view yourself as a complete stranger, someone who has just stepped ashore in your life, is a liberating exercise.

-John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

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review, full attention & mirrors

ICAD 2015 02

[reviewing my cards from the Index Card A Day 2015 creative challenge]

As long as we are focused on another, we do not have our own full attention. -Julia Cameron, The Prosperous Heart

My experiment with re-appropriation is proving to be quite clarifying. My morning time has been for free-writing, journal-planning and review — without the usual time constraints of honoring my blog schedule {writing, editing; uploading images, editing; repeat}. Continue reading

reappropriations & cycling like the moon

third quarter moon

Braveheart, I am re-appropriating the rather large block of hours required for blogging — but links to my other posts are listed below.

We cycle like the moon. We shine-full; we go dark. And there are times when we honor the space of being in both our own light, but also in our own darkness.
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