live everything // questioning

38/61 ICAD Collection

38/61 ICAD Collection

As artists, we are perpetually seeking to penetrate the veil of cultural prescriptions and arrive at personal truth. ~Julia Cameron

Day 2 of seven days of observations {maybe longer} … During which I will:

  • read serendipitous passages from the various books I have piled hither and yon
  • art journal my discoveries and random thoughts
  • capture some variance of a selfie

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Week 27 // independence, change and getting something down

Week 27 at-a-glanceArt is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite — getting something down. -Julia Cameron

Getting something down. That describes this week. I have learned love has rules for some people, and I won’t fault them for it. [link] But I do mark anniversaries of my declarations of independence from said rules; I will be honest with my-self about the suffering on the way to Change. Continue reading

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Week 26 // faulty beliefs bring clarity {eventually}

week 26 at a glance postIt’s about the assumptions we make about people and what that reveals not about them, but us. -Jonathan Fields, Assumed Life

It has required three years of sprints — as I was physically able to — in order to declutter + decide my workspace for writing, for journaling and for studio work. {Three years of emotion-sprints in order to face realities I have resisted because of the painful Truth.} Continue reading

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Week 25 // a healing-vulnerability

25 week at a glance post

Orphaned voices. They seemed to speak for all the unlived parts of me, and they came with a force and dazzle that I couldn’t contain. I know now that they were the clamor of a new self struggling to be born. -Sue Monk Kidd

Vulnerability saved me these past few weeks … Lots of tears and emotions, blank stares into the midst of my dailies and angsty confessions — times of feeling completely incapable of anything different. ️ Continue reading

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