Tag Archives: showing my work

there are no certain routes: uncertainty [one day at a time]

[currently reading] The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

My life is my art. It is a matter of daily choices and decisions to engage with a daily relationship with the hours. It is accepting “quarter moon phases” of expeditions through the “dark half” of  living. Continue reading

unraveling and revealing meaning

How To Make A Journal of Your Life by Daniel Price

All of life is story, story unraveling and revealing meaning. -Madeleine L’Engle

It is my intention to allow my days to be art: a creative practice; an ever-developing skill set; the application of my imagination + the act of being; the choice of seeking & noticing within the mundane to create my “masterpiece” on the canvas of 24 hours.

Some weeks this feels more doable than others … Continue reading

[what about all the time it takes?]

Right Brain Planner®

“I am always so busy; I never have time for journaling or planning.”

“All of this sounds complicated and time-consuming. And how can I be sure it will even work for me?”

Short answers:

  • Your hours are yours to decide [even if it doesn’t feel like that].
  • When you are ready to begin — you will know.
  • “Never” and “always” are terms of perfectionism [aka the fear of …].

Longer answers + some creative ideas about journal-planning and gluebooking … Continue reading

[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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first quarter expeditions

Right Brain Planner®

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