2018 was a year of personal rebuilding and change for me; a year to listen and adjust. I have a new home, one that does not threaten to flood every time it rains, and a new Microsoft Surface laptop/tablet that simplifies my interactions on the internet and gives me new tools for creativity. 2019 looks … Continue reading Top Ten Most Viewed Quotes of 2018
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue — that I had to do the job myself. ―Anaïs Nin Public Domain Image via Pixabay
I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman; I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth, now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect. --Sandra Cisneros Public Domain Image via Pixabay
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ―T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets, "Little Gidding"
When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings. --Dean Jackson, The Poetry of Oneness
There is no need for us all to be alike and think the same way, neither do we need a common enemy to force us to come together and reach out to each other. If we allow ourselves and everyone else the freedom to fully individuate as spiritual beings in human form, there will be … Continue reading Quote for Today: Anthon St Maarten
Being creative requires listening to our thoughts. How do we find our own voice amongst voices internalized from our surroundings? Interest in yoga and meditation techniques seems to be increasing day by day. In a world connected by social media and sped up by machines that work and play for us, it can be difficult to … Continue reading To Listen or Not to Listen: Creativity and the Voices in Your Head