Happy Valentine’s Day

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu Celebrating Valentine’s Day is about gratitude for love and friendship Thank you to my writer friends who have created stories that give meaning to my days. Thank you to the artists who have shared their vision with the…

Artists in a Rose Garden

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib Artists in a Rose Garden from Rebecca Budd aka Clanmother on Vimeo. I have always considered the month of June a synonym for roses, for it is in this special…

Forget and Create

Artists have a different perspective on focus.  We are programmed to remember what we learned…perhaps there are times when forgetfulness helps our focus. “There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever…

Embracing Transitions

…and the time came when the risk it took to remain in a tightly closed bud became infinitely more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin (1903 – 1977)