Leaf Collage GR

Hello Monday

I am in the middle of a tidying sweep through my kitchen and storage areas, which seems to be stirring up an emotional wave along with it.  As I write this, the guts of my kitchen cabinets are across the dining room table. I have already taken at least 5 bags of kitchen and other goods to the Salvation Army.  So, instead of attempting to write while feeling in such a swirl, I am going to to share some favorite quotes and images that I came across last week.  Continue reading

Hello 2015

2015 Soul Collage

Hello Monday.

Yesterday I created a New Years Soul Collage. It’s a tradition I have been doing for the last four or five years. Soul Collages are different from traditional Vision Boards: instead of being about goals or bringing something to you; they are about tapping into intuition and receiving messages.

I love the Soul Collage process. I have taught this method in workshops and Vision Retreats for the past three years and always find that the results are beautiful, insightful and inspiring. I am currently working on an e-book about this method (stay tuned.)

When I collage, I like to use fresh materials.  In other words, I do not work with a magazine that I have already paged through or has been sitting in a pile for months or years. I prefer to go to the store and select something new that appeals to my senses. For this New Year’s Soul Collage, I used the January 2015 edition of Vogue Magazine. Continue reading

The Zen of Attraction

Relax  Control

I love this list by Thomas J. Leonard. I cannot remember where I first came across The Zen of Attraction, yet every time I review these items, something inside of me relaxes. If you are heading into 2015 wanting to promise less and be more, then this may fit just right.

1. Promise nothing. Just do what you most enjoy doing.
2. Sign nothing. Just do what doesn’t require a signature of any kind.
3. Offer nothing. Just share what you have with those who express an interest. Continue reading