Art as Spiritual Practice: The Mandala

I believe that just as all of life is created from and infused with Spirit, so is art.  In my art I draw no lines between “spiritual” and “non spiritual” works.  Some pieces may have more obvious religious or spiritual themes or symbolism than others, but all are created with the Creator of the Universe. ThatContinue reading “Art as Spiritual Practice: The Mandala”

Studio Envy and Being Content

I am blessed to have an in-home art studio.  An actual room —  with a double window — at the end of the hall — where all my cool art stuff lives — and I (sometimes) actually work, and … it has a door!  That door can be closed when the room is a mess.  WhatContinue reading “Studio Envy and Being Content”

Fabric Art Trunk Show

As you may know I spend a lot of time online visiting blogs and websites of our followers as well as new friends.  I find a lot of interesting people and learn a lot of new things when I go “visiting.” Recently I happened onto an online “trunk show” called Trunk Full of Quilts 2016Continue reading “Fabric Art Trunk Show”

Art Day

I’ve cleared my schedule today for an in studio art day/retreat. Just Spirit, me, art materials and the laptop. I will be studying the artistic and spiritual features of the mandala and hopefully create one — or at least get started. The day began with sunrise meditation on the dock — it was beautiful! ComingContinue reading “Art Day”

It’s National Ice Cream Month!

July is National Ice Cream Month by Presidential Proclamation 5219, signed by then President Reagan on July 9, 1984.  But did you know that today, July 17 is also National Ice Cream Day?  Ice cream is certainly one way I enjoy my journey through life. Let’s think about ways we can celebrate ice cream. Try aContinue reading “It’s National Ice Cream Month!”