The August Grace of the Greening Force Pace

The Greening Force is a Feminine Power defined as the natural organic inclination to grow, give birth, midwife a part that we may have yearned and dreamed to experience. Being Present, Drozda, Acrylic/canvas, private collection Think of the Greening Force as a creative tool throughout the fast paced summer...

Get Lit UP^

~ Welcome to the art/life trail ride ~ We are a dedicated group of artful gardeners flowing with the circle of the seasons. Each of us in our own way volunteers to line up with the creative energy of the year.  2017 sets us off on a new path opening to the...

Whose That Wise Guy

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! And Happy New ‘Illumination’ Moon! If you are new here on the trail it’s so good to have you join us! We’re making our way around the Circle of the Natural Year.  The Natural Year extends from the Aries New Moon (near the spring...

All Mother Sentient Beings

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! We are half way through the Wisdom Moon cycle. At the midpoint of each month we can pause and reflect. This is when you can see your shadow and attend to its needs. Stand outdoors under the Full Moon and you’ll notice what...

Clarity Gently Leads to Wisdom

Welcome to the art/life trail ride and the New ‘Wisdom’ Moon! We need something bigger than we are to be awed by and to commit ourselves to. Without the transcendent and the transpersonal we get sick, or else hopeless and apathetic. Abraham Maslow It’s the New Natural Year and...

Create Clarity

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! Throughout April we are on the first step through the East Gate and the keyword for this 30 day challenge is Clarity.  Ask yourself: Where would I benefit from having increased Clairty in my art/life? At the East Gate starting point for the Natural...

What Shall I Create?

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! We have now crossed the threshold into the new Natural Year and the beginning of a brand new 13 moon section of the art/life path!! Imagine what beauty lies ahead! I’m so glad that you are here! We’ve made it. Here we are...

A Fresh Start

Welcome to the art/life trail! It’s the week before spring equinox and here on the trail we are looking through the doorway into the first 12 weeks of the Natural New Year! The new beginning of the Natural Calendar occurs on March 27 with the Aries New Moon. This is,...

Preppin’ to Fast Track

Welcome to the art/life trail! I’m so glad that you are here. Within a few short weeks we will jump back into the saddle and begin a fresh ride around the Natural New Year.  On the art/life trail we’re tracking each next step in the ongoing and unlimited creative process....

Simple Gifts

Welcome to the art/life trail. I thought we’d open this week with a salute to Kindness Week. Even though the week is now behind us it’s worth carrying random acts of kindness forward as the trail stretches out ahead. February brings us the Renewal Moon cycle. How powerful and focused...