The Brain Can’t Tell The Difference

The brain can’t tell the difference between whether we are physically doing something or thinking about it. It produces the same chemicals and synapse patterns when we do both. Try it now. Think about something that makes you nervous. Going to the dentist for example. I bet it doesn’t feel a million miles away from […]

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The Strength Of A Mountain

The strength of a mountain

During a meditation recently I saw a mountain standing tall in front of me. I sat in the stillness of my mind and wondered what this image was telling me. The strength of a mountain is what came to the forefront. A mountain is strong and overwhelming. I wrote about strength in vulnerability when I […]

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The Butterfly and The Flower

Butterfly on my flowers

The Butterfly And The Flower I was sitting in the garden watching a beautiful butterfly go about its business on my verbenas. I walked up to take a picture of the butterfly on the flower and it allowed me to get really close. It wasn’t bothered by my presence. It just carried on regardless, gracefully […]

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Inspiration And How It Finds Me

Girl holding the planets in her hand

When I’m looking for inspiration for a piece of art I have many places that I call on for help. Want Versus Need If I “need” to create a piece of work my mind tends to become analytical. I look at it with the same mind I would approach a problem. For me, I can’t […]

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How a River Reflects A Perfect World

Swan on the river

Going With The Flow Of A River I get a lot of creating inspiration while being outside. I’m sitting by a river as I write this. A river moves constantly. This is the natural order of things. If it stopped, it would eventually become stagnant. It’s the same with us. To function properly, our energy […]

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