Comparing Shadows…

3/2/17 Notes to Myself:Comparing, shadows depletes my soul. It discourages my true spirit and that of others, always. It’s a harm I do to myself when I practice it. And it invalidates everyone’s unique and precious potential, including my own. I read recently… “My experiences will directly reflect my thoughts.” I rather my experiences not […]

The Artists Path

6/8/16 Notes to Myself: Isn’t part of the joy in choosing the path of an artist grounded at least in part, in not knowing where you want to go? Just wondering…. The artists impulse to create involves risk and choice. Often picking a path without “knowing”. This seemingly would insure optimal use of creativity. I […]

Life’s Journey in a Snapshot

10/9/15 Notes to Myself: It’s been a full week. Sometimes a picture is worth a 1000 feelings! In searching for an image for this post, I decided on this one for its centering nature. I remember how I felt standing there. Small! And seeing how all aspects of the composition converged gently toward one focal. […]

Gratitude is a Choice

4/28/15 Notes to Myself: Considering GRATITUDE a lot lately. Writing gratitude lists with regularity these days. That process helps put my life in perspective. I can top the list with: I am grateful for my life today! Gratitude is a choice. It’s always there waiting for me. It doesn’t have to be determined by circumstances. […]