The secret life of Me breathes in the wind and holds all things together soulfully. -Hildegard of Bingen
Quarter moons offer us a celestial visual of progression — the first quartet moon waxing — illumination increasing. Continue reading
Current ICAD work station. ♥ Grateful that my hand-me-down desk from my Mimi has a separate pull out work-space. Having everything I need together in one place facilitates honoring my promise to myself to create one card a day through July. [The color wheel was in an envelope of photographs … but I have no idea why it was in there. Perhaps from a stash and dash in the past??]
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans. -Peter F. Drucker
Commitment is doing the work after we promise ourselves to try; doing our best to honor our intention, and facilitate our actions, even as we stumble through our doing.
So one of the things about art is, it offers a safe place for you to have quite extreme and rather dangerous feelings. And the reason you can do that is because you know you can switch it off. So art has a kind of role there as a simulator. -Brian Eno
My journal-planners filled with collage, found words and notations are my art; safe containers for random thoughts, daring feelings and other discombobulations. My ICAD collection for this summer is also a safe place. Continue reading
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Each of us lives with some type of chronic demand.
So let’s each collectively exhale; let’s share a moment of silence and self-compassion.
And let’s give ourselves permission to make our own rules of disengagement and engagement, naps and snack time, musts and shoulds — and let’s decide [over and over again] to remember each day is a miracle inviting us to live free.
Before you can do something that you’ve never done, you have to be able to imagine it is possible. -Jean Shinoda Bolen
I am in the midst of doing and being several realities I had to imagine as possible. Mostly through trial and error, angst and tearful surrenders.