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[fullness] writing as a practice

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. -Goethe

How you do anything is how you do everything. -Zen Proverb

There are seasons of fullness, of being in a place where you are able to engage wholeheartedly in a new practice. Honor your pace; allow the time and space of intention and focus on one thing (a themed-writing project, specific tasks or pursuit, life-changing actions, a topical study).

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[fullness] containers of time, color & space

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

guidance from within

I have been creating an ICAD card a day featuring a randomly chosen family photograph plus notes regarding what I remember about the day of the photo; I am using a ring-bound set of index cards so this will also serve as a small memory book. ♥

Your soul knows the geography of your destiny. Your soul alone has the map of your future, therefore you can trust this indirect, oblique side of yourself. If you do, it will take you where you need to go, but more important it will teach you a kindness of rhythm in your journey. -John O’Donohue

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all is creation, all is change

art alter at Red Cup Cafe [artist unknown]

It is almost banal to say so yet it needs to be stressed continually: all is creation, all is change, all is flux, all is metamorphosis. -Henry Miller

Each day is an opportunity to take a baby step of intention. To abide with the prompt of making space for your-self + to determine what is important to you — what is of the greatest value.
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