On Compassion for Caregivers ~ The Angels of Earth

On Compassion for Caregivers ~ The Angels of Earth

  If you are inclined to get on Creative Compassion, formerly The Story Circle, and receive meditations, stories and art, please sign up today. Access to a 15-minute video meditation towards the end of this post is available to you. It was created to help you...
Honoring Trees and Loved Ones

Honoring Trees and Loved Ones

This was first written twenty years ago after my dad passed on This March 29th is the anniversary Peace unto you and yours, wherever you or they may be Honoring Trees and Loved Ones To become comfort unto ourselves There is nothing else but us We are all here Those in...
Follow Your Dot

Follow Your Dot

This past holiday season, I walked into a store and listening to their holiday jazzy songs piped over their sound system, I waited for the clerk to help me. Waiting half-an-hour, the energy drained from my body. I craved to do nothing for a long time. Nothing. It...
When You Are a Caregiver, Where Does the Art Fit In?

When You Are a Caregiver, Where Does the Art Fit In?

Holy Ground It doesn’t. It doesn’t. And if you’re someone like me, who needs a good amount of mental spaciousness and a place free of clutter, so your mind and imagination can soar, then it never fits in. It doesn’t. But you dutifully try until you wonder if you even...
Decluttering to Create: On Getting Rid of Stuff & Creativity

Decluttering to Create: On Getting Rid of Stuff & Creativity

What I would love in this new year? To write!! To paint again, with real paint!!! Childhood Art #1 I’ve been getting rid of old stuff Some of it really old Like tons of things from when I was a wee tot Sitting in the garage for decades and decades. Do you have...
I Wish I Had A Compass ~ Finding Your Creative Way

I Wish I Had A Compass ~ Finding Your Creative Way

I sometimes wish I had a compass but anger and sadness can be a kind of compass. They can give information for life’s direction. The thing is one has to be willing to listen and see where the compass points, and then go for it. Moving in the direction that the...