My Right Eye

This week, I followed my own direction through the meditation exercise I posted last week. I sat and grounded myself, scanned my body for awareness and sensation, then waited for any part of my body to draw my attention with its wisdom.  The part that drew my attention was my right eye.  I placed myContinue reading “My Right Eye”

Re-ordering the Disorder

I am really feeling these days all the things that at have come upon us this year 2020. My life, like most everyone’s, has been disrupted and surely will never return to what it was in January.  It is not the first disorder I have lived through; I am well practiced at that.  I haveContinue reading “Re-ordering the Disorder”

From Body Wisdom to Paint

Today, I share with you the two paintings I created following the meditations I did last week around discernment of ministry.  When I meditate on a subject, discerning the wisdom of my body, I like to further embody that wisdom as I do my art making. Recalling from last week, I continue discerning two possibilitiesContinue reading “From Body Wisdom to Paint”

The Wisdom of the Body

Everyday life gives us opportunities to come to a deeper understanding of ourselves.  If we stay alert, awake to the inner impulses of our body, we can follow the wisdom with which our body responds to our daily encounters.  In whatever way we respond initially to a meeting or request, we can check in againContinue reading “The Wisdom of the Body”

From Portrait to Abstract

In last week’s blog, I spoke of how drawing portraits and connecting with the subject released the creative impulse – – Connecting with others, creating relationships, leads us back to ourselves, leads us deeper into the knowing of ourselves. That deeper knowing of ourselves is our spiritual being. And with that knowing, the creative impulseContinue reading “From Portrait to Abstract”

A Deeper Embodiment

In last week’s post, I shared with you a process for embodiment.  It is a process I use to find the impulse within my body that informs my art making. It is also a process that leads me to a deeper sense of self connection and understanding, to new self-discovery. Today, I would like toContinue reading “A Deeper Embodiment”