Take a Breather

Welcome to the art/life trail…   “The psyches and souls of women also have their own cycles and seasons of doing and solitude, running and staying, being involved and being removed, questing and resting, creating and incubating, being of the world and returning to the soul-place.”    Clarissa Pinkola Estés In November the energy turns […]

Experience the Love…

Welcome to the art/life trail… I’m so glad that you are here for a joyful celebration of the equinox! Today, in the Northern Hemisphere, we enter the West Gate on the Natural Calendar.  Experience in October leads to Introspection in November. By then you will have the frame work for how to move fluidly into […]

Love Is

Welcome to the art/life trail! I’m so glad that you are here. I welcome you if you are a new reader! Many of us are curious regarding the ways in which we can line up with our personal creative drive. Many of us yearn to leap beyond self-doubt and self-sabotage to be recognized and actualized […]

Name the Shadow

Welcome to the August art/life trail! We are engaged in the 30 Day Trust Challenge! Solar Eclipse Let’s get to know the shadow. Face it. Name it. Get to know it. Trust is not for the hesitant or the insecure. Trust requires stamina and focus. To remain Trusting requires maturity on the one hand and […]

Explore Your Greening Force_ Part 1-4 Audio Recordings

Welcome to the art/life trail…It’s so great to have you here! As we move out of the Growth Challenge moon/month we turn toward August where we engage our 30 Day Trust Challenge on the Natural Calendar. Trust, and the idea of trusting our self, others, and life is a tricky-wicket for many of us! As […]

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 uncharted territory of the Creative Decade […]

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 equinox) and carries us through four […]

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 we are enlisting creative energy tools […]

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. We benefit by remembering that imagination […]

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 it is to consider those parts […]