Reminded

When we think to ourselves, “I have nothing unique to say,” we are thinking with our surface mind. The surface mind is an idiot. It knows nothing. -Steven Pressfield The other day I received a blog post called “Something Unique To Say” by Steven Pressfield, author of ‘The War of Art”. It was a booster […]

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Creative Inspiration

Last night my husband and I volunteered at the fabulous Sooke Fine Arts Show.  It was Purchasers Preview Night, a ticketed event that allows people  a preview/purchase time with the artwork before the show is open to the public.  With over 275 pieces of artwork  in a range of media from Vancouver Island and B.C. coastal islands […]

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My 7 days at MISSA

In recovery from an intense 7 days at MISSA. First, I had 5 days of “Write for Your Life” – a mixture of discussion, writing practice and critique with the high point being a private sessions with writer Brian Brett to receive feedback on writing I had sent in the week before. Very helpful. I’m […]

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Paused

A pause in breath is a small suspension in time. To be fierce is to know when to bow to the pause – honour the state of suspension instead of fearing it. the breath does continue. the horizon unfolds. some kind of life goes on.

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being Fierce

I am hanging onto my word, searching  the shape and sound of the letters to strengthen my energy and creativity. It’s tough work being Fierce. Last week we had a lot of snow which is not typical for us on Vancouver Island. It lasted for a few days and made a lot of people stay […]

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