So I hammered rocks this week, beautiful flint rocks from Kansas. And then my fabulous peeps at the Willow Tree transformed the rocks into offerings at the altar of remembrance. The past few weeks, we have been talking about how even when we are apart from each other, our hearts remember, our hearts pray for
Tag: Art Journal
First I was excited about this, my first homeade art journal. Then I was excited about this, my art journaling tribe. We had our kick off Art Journal Monthly class on June 2 and I must say it was inspiring. I love to see how personalities, hopes and hidden treasure come to the surface on everyone’s pages.
Free monthly art journaling group in Kansas City We are using Journal Fodder 365 as our guide for a year long exploration in art journaling. While I will share techniques, ideas and supplies when we gather, this book will be our guide. And a bonus from the book are the (totally optional) weekly writing prompts. Want
You know what #12 means? A celebration of a year of Joy Journal Project is in order! I am suddenly hungry for cake. And never fear, for those of you that haven’t completed all the assignments, I will be leaving them on my sidebar for you to access. Years ago, I checked out this book
come to an end. Sometimes they morph. Hurray!! The Joy Journal Project will reach its one year mark this May. Our last official Joy Journal Project meeting will be May 5. But the majority (me included) has voted and we want to continue gathering each month. So I have a plan including this book: This
Today we begin with a poem, quote, or saying that speaks to your heart about joy and/or appreciation. Take a moment after you gather your supplies to read through your selection. What made you choose these words? What attracts you to their meaning and flow? Allow these questions to float in the back of your
Through the past 10 months, we have worked on remembering stories of appreciation whether they have to do with people, places or times in our lives. We have also touched on quieting our own souls and the importance of that. Today we are going to stretch farther by finding appreciation here and now, in this
I was having a little trouble making my Americano’s taste as wonderful as my dotter’s. She shows me, I forget. So she created an easy to follow instruction guide for me. It works! Thank you, dotter! I also wanted to share with you Regina’s step by step process for the last Joy Journal Project assignment:
The power of appreciation is often overlooked. Over time and life, our brains are typically trained to remember things that make an impact, both good and bad, but learning to dwell on moments of appreciation and gratitude takes intention. The good news is we can retrain our brains to remember stories of appreciation and joy.
Ah December, a tangle of joy, bustling activity, gatherings, stress, over-commitment, surprises, anticipation, traditions, etc. Some approach December with joy and exuberance, yet much of the population struggles with depression during this season due to loss or family strain. And for me personally, the struggle of finding the real meaning of Christmas amid all the rest