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.
page view: Syllabus BY Lynda Barry
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 monthly collections of collage and notations are my art; my safe place for random thoughts, daring feelings and other discombobulations.
And I invite you to explore your own safe place, Braveheart. Continue reading
journal-planners with my collages + jots about my business plans + what I think is unfair right now
… you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that nobody reads, nobody but you. Where you just put down what you think about life, what you think about things, what you think is fair and what you think is unfair. -Madeleine L’Engle
My journal-planners tether me gently, serving as a means of tracking my start lines as well as my progress. Some entries are unpublished and read only by me; some entries are shared with women with whom I share community, and others shared publicly.
April planning pages in-progress
Silence is the place where words live.
My morning ritual includes journal-planning as a meditation and prayer.