Returning to your Place of Peace

One of the greatest challenges for the artistic soul is to sequester time! Too many commitments crowd the margins of one’s life, spilling unrest into much-needed spaces. Before you know it, quiet mornings usually spent painting or writing now churn with anxious thoughts. You stop prioritizing what you want to do and get caught up …

A Life Cleanse

“I need a life cleanse.” My sister’s words caught my attention. Our discussion had begun with the topic of juice cleanses to eliminate body toxins, and then we’d moved on to removing obstacles to our creativity. Both of us had found ourselves drowning in a sea of requests, events, and requirements. We’d complained about the …

The Pensive Life

I used to be a high-powered extrovert—ministry wife, public speaker, crowd lover. Then my life drastically changed—divorcee, single parent, college student. The pursuit of popularity diminished in importance as my pensive life blossomed with new beginnings. Now, instead of returning home to 30 voice messages, I sit down and chat with my husband. Instead of …

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