The Blessings Of A Bee Sting?

So, there I was. blissfully floating in the pool. Serenaded by a birdie choir. And dazzled by a crimson dragonfly fluttering by. Suddenly, my bubble was burst as a yellow jacket’s stinger stabbed the tender crease of my inner left arm. OW quickly became WOW. In minutes, my arm turned tomato red and swelled up [...]

On 8 Wings and a Prayer.

I miss my Mommy. (I guess pandemics have a way of doing that.) So, on this 4th year without her, instead of just lighting a candle in her honor, I said this little prayer: "Dear Mom, could you please give me a sign that you're with me? I wish it could be a dragonfly. But [...]

2020-06-11T04:32:26+00:00Blog, Inspiration, Upliftment|

What Dream Is Growing In Your Muck?

For two years, while my paintings hung on the bulletin board of my studio, I kept imagining them on the walls of a beautiful all-white art gallery. Even though I was stuck in the tearful, fearful muck of Publishing Hell, I kept picturing the magic of someday having an Art Exhibit and Book Signing party. That nasty [...]

2019-09-06T20:16:55+00:00Blog|

Pledge Allegiance To Your Heart.

Everyone always says “listen to your heart.” But how can you even hear it with all the noise and chaos of the outside world? Not to mention all the noise and chaos inside your head. After years of being bullied by My Brain and all its judgments, fears and worries, I’ve learned to listen to [...]

2019-03-21T17:28:01+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|

How To Change Your Angst To Thanks.

Holidays can bring up a lot muck---especially in the expectations department. For instance, I had a cozy picture in my head of my son driving up to Ojai from LA tonight and us waking up to coffee and conversation Thanksgiving morning. (Reality check: with a 23-year old, it would have been way past noon and [...]

2019-03-21T17:28:01+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|

This is how I feel right now.

I'm thrilled to tell you that something I've been hoping for, dreaming of and obsessing about for a very long time has actually happened. I JUST SIGNED A  PUBLISHING CONTRACT FOR MY BOOK !!! Ever since my mystical experience with hundreds of red dragonflies, over 8 years ago, I’ve been compelled to find a special way to pay their magic forward. And after [...]

2019-03-21T17:28:01+00:00Inspiration, Upliftment|
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