[curating a journal-planning practice]

Right Brain Planner®Getting more information is learning, and so is coming to understand what you did not understand before. -Mortimer J. Adler

A creative journal-planning process is not as much about planning as it is about allowing time and space to abide gently with the feelings and thoughts of the day as an act of self-compassion.

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constraints: facts & allowing your life-stories

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The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, On Life After Death

Braveheart, there are times when our own opinions about our-self need to be vetted by the facts. Like the fact that the days of our lives are the proverbial pages of our life stories.

♫♫ Hey you with the pretty face / Welcome to the human raceELO

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first quarter expeditions

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collage: first quarter moon; moon art template from 2017 Planner Kit

The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self. -Albert Einstein

I want “the wanting” not of self, but Spirit — to listen and discern my desires and longings — and to embark on idea adventures and expeditions. Continue reading

new moon | day one

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I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories from your life–not someone else’s life–water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom. That is the work. The only work. -Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With The Wolves

The cycles of the moon assist me in my own cycles; setting intentions for {new} and {full} and {quarters}, waxing and waning through approximately four-week cycles of my living.
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