Game on! Let’s Play

Game on! Let’s Play

When taking life too seriously, it can help to play a game. I am one of the many who have chosen pickleball. I like playing outside even during the winter in Bellingham, weather permitting. It gives me social interaction and exercise at the same time. I find myself using my meditation techniques when I play,…

Angels in the Lost Canyon

Angels in the Lost Canyon

In the eroding rock formation pictured above, I see a profile of a noble face watching over the colorful horizon in the Needles District of Utah. It also reminds me of a day with my husband in the canyonlands. We took a wrong turn while hiking on the aptly named Lost Canyon trail and descended…

A Story About Manifesting

A Story About Manifesting

This is written to share some experiences about taking some risks and making changes in my work.  I have been reflecting on joy with my new work focus in 2022. In place of teaching art classes for kids, I returned to doing clairvoyant readings, while continuing to do my ceramics and watercolor painting. It was…

First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

A farmer selling her vegetables at the market remarked about identifying with a leaf being moved around by the wind. A customer said, “I often feel like a leaf in the wind.” I thought about how fast things are moving in our world and said “we need lots of grounding.”  What is grounding?  I find…

Better than expected: Letting go

Better than expected: Letting go

Let go of expectations and realize things may be better than expected.  Over twenty years ago, I totally severed my ACL as a beginning skier, necessitating surgery. Certain activities cause my knee to swell, resulting in limited mobility and pain. For me, this is difficult as I have always been a very active person. This…