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Day 196 – The Empathy Exercise

“Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space.  It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe.  It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished.”  ~Michael Strassfeld Empathy is the capacity…

Day 179 – All Mixed Up

Some days things are just all mixed up. There are days when no matter how much you work to accomplish your goals – things just get all tangled up and confused. I felt this way today and it makes me…

Day 173 – Pattern Play No. 3

I saw a fabric today that was a simple batik pattern with open soft squares and it inspired me to create a similar pattern as an apple. Batik is created with wax on fabric and then dyed in vibrant washes…

Day 169 – Live Boldly!

I was thinking today about living boldly. This is something that I strive to do everyday; it means so many different things to me.  I wish I were better at it. What does that mean to you? To me it…

Day 162 – Go Team!

I’m drawn to painting blue apples. The Blue Apple to me  is the Spondylitis Apple. I’m sure I’m drawn to the blue and green ones because of the connection I feel when painting one. They appeal to me so much…

Day 155 – Honor Your Self

Today is my 42nd Birthday. It’s ok. I’m fine with being 40-something because it means I get a teensy bit wiser each year which makes it easier to see the life lessons and teachers when they appear. It also makes it…

Day 153 – A Balancing Act

As some of you know I write guest posts for The Fight Like A Girl Club. Tonight I posted a piece about trying to find balance in our lives. Please take a look when you have a chance – here’s…

Day 130 – A Bit of Bollywood

Bollywood Glitz and Glam. Over the top is fun and I’m finding strength and courage to bring out the Glitz and Glam in my life. Anything very shiny and very sparkley catches my eye. I’m a fish to its lure.…

Day 122 – Patch Work

I was on a Fentynol pain patch for three years. Pain patches are used for people in severe chronic pain. They were a blessing for me but they were also a constant reminder of the beast called pain that lives…