Monday, September 23, 2013

Quote - Heart

image credit

There are barricades around the heart asking to be breached. Sooner or later we all run out of excuses for staying small and safe.   ~Danna Faulds

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Quote - Uncovering the Whisper

image credit

Affirmations are like screaming that you're okay in order to overcome this whisper that you're not. That's a big contrast to actually uncovering the whisper, realizing that it's a passing memory, and moving closer to all those fears and all those edgy feelings that maybe you're not okay.
Well, no big deal. None of us is okay and all of us are fine. It's not just one way. We are walking, talking paradoxes.  ~Pema Chödrön

Monday, September 16, 2013

Quote - Destination

image credit

One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.  ~Henry Miller

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Quote - Empathy

image credit

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
~Meryl Streep

Monday, September 9, 2013

Quote - Praise

image credit

The fire has its flame and praises God. 
The wind blows the flame and praises God. 
In the voice we hear the word which praises God. 
And the word, when heard, praises God.
So all of creation is a song of praise to God. 
~Hildegard of Bingen

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Quote - Movements of Dance

image credit

The existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds.
To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance.
A lifetime is like a flash of lightning in the sky, 
Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.  ~Buddha

Monday, September 2, 2013

Quote - The Heart Appoints

image credit

I will not hide my tastes or aversions.
I will so trust that what is deep is holy, 
that I will do strongly before the sun and moon 
whatever only rejoices me, 
and the heart appoints.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Sunday, July 28, 2013


I signed up for three different online classes for the month of August and have been wondering how I will have enough time to devote to them plus stay active here. Along comes Susannah with the answer...

The August Break
Challenge accepted.

:: She Reads ::

Callings by Gregg Levoy and The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (audiobook)

:: She Listens ::

Beneath Your Beautiful by Labrinth featuring Emeli Sande

:: She Watches ::

:: She Creates ::

I worked in the backyard all weekend cleaning it up so I didn't have much time to create. I was able to make a few pages for my creative dream journal.

Have a great week!