live everything // sparkly dares of vulnerability

{lines of thought} 41/61 ICAD Collection

{lines of thought} 41/61 ICAD Collection

It’s very hard to have ideas. It’s very hard to put yourself out there, it’s very hard to be vulnerable, but those people who do that are the dreamers, the thinkers and the creators. They are the magic people of the world. -Amy Poehler [quote]

Day 5 of seven days of observations {maybe longer} … during which I have been:

  • 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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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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