Sweet Soul Songs & Messengers

What makes your heart & soul sing?! Do you have soundtracks playing in your head? I definitely do! And, I’m trying to be more aware and intentional with what that sounds like! I’m also learning to be more clear with my voice, … Continued

Tis the Season! December Solstice E-Zine Gift Now Available

☆ Happy Holy Days ☆  It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Adlai Stevenson The December Solstice offering of the Thrive True e-zine is now available! This is the biggest one yet so please be … Continued

Mothering Nature

May Mother’s Day be filled with love, hugs, and holding hands.♡  A lady on a ferry in the San Juan Islands last year shared with me her realization that since her mom’s recent death, she must now mother herself.  It … Continued

Giving Love

Celebrating Connection and Generosity Today (and everyday 🙂 <3 ) * There are so many ways to give! Even if it may not be feasible to give financially sometimes, we can give with our smiles, our words, our creations, our … Continued

Vision, Respect, & Generosity or Crawling Under a Rock!

I felt like crawling under a rock!  Instead, I took a deep breath, reconsidered my motivations and values, and learned a lot.  Over the past 3 weeks, I’ve continued to digest the lessons and the love.  Thankfully, several friends took … Continued

Love Within

Sharing the story (and hence, part of my story) of one of my paintings from the Bloom True class.  I’m calling this painting “Love Within”.  It’s not quite done, but the last official class lesson was today and the assignment … Continued

A Mother's Love

Wise words for this Wednesday from my angel momma, Paulette, kind of her version of the golden rule, namaste, and ubuntu. Today would have been her 67th birthday and my family and I miss her so very much! Yet, we … Continued

Learning with the hands, the head and the heart

Wow, what a full week working on 2 online art courses, embracing vulnerability, acknowledging imperfection, pushing through disappointment, seeking to find a playful, free attitude towards creativity, and learning lots of new techniques and supplies! As guided by my word … Continued

Solstice Heartlight Angel

The winter solstice symbolizes coming out of the darkness and into the light as the darkest day of the year passes. This angel is meant to celebrate the change and the coming of brighter days. She holds a seed representing … Continued

Heartlight Angels – Part 2 – Evolution, Symbolism, Serendipity and Synchronicity

Art can have such different meanings and impacts on each of us, based on our different experiences. So, I shared these angels as the finished cards first in Part 1 of this post. I share the symbolism and process of … Continued

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