Tag Archives: 2017 Planner Kit

constraints: sparkly dares & honesty with ourselves

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full moon art in-progress; I started this piece early as a meditation for closure regarding a personal challenge needing the healing salve of accepting what feel “unacceptable” …

Our lives improve only when we take chances — and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. -Walter Anderson

Honesty can be a bit of a sparkly dare. The facts are typically “known” [painfully obvious] and yet the details feel risky and cue overwhelm. Artful meditations and honoring our personal cycles assists with this.

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[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