Monthly Archives: January 2011

Confessions of a Napper

As the sun sets this evening, twilight’s honey-tones grow grey with a misty haze which falls slowly over the neighborhood.  My mind is still wrapped in gauzy dream-scraps spun earlier, as I took day-long refuge under the covers.  I hadn’t planned … Continue reading

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I had a Worry Sandwich for Lunch at the ArtCafe

Worry Sandwich by Rashamaria on Polyvore.com A few days ago, I started having ART for lunch. Just a few pieces of paper, a bit of oil paint, and my hands. I sit down with my Imagination and marvel at the … Continue reading

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Lunching at the Moon Drop Cafe

As the moon’s illumination wanes, I go inward, exploring the light and dark within myself.

The Light brings me energy and electrifies my passion for life.

The Dark cradles me until I can find the courage to push my blooming spirit to the surface. Continue reading

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Paint and Paper for Lunch….yummmm

My Touch Drawing Art Lunch…table for ONE Guided hands reach inward to the landscape of the psyche, inviting what rests there to burst to life on the quietness of an empty page.         Earth woman moves in … Continue reading

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Wishcasting Wednesday: What do you wish to enjoy?

Transformation by Rashamaria Let the WISHING commence! I wish I may, wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight… Over the past 5 months, I have have come to know the strong SENSE OF SELF that comes with regularly … Continue reading

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FIVE Not-So-Secret Steps to Awesome Collage

One of the things that has made my blogging experience so amazing is interacting with the cool people who drop by. This morning I found a comment from Maggie Jordan asking about the images on Art of Collecting Yourself.  It … Continue reading

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Verbena Botanicals: Peppermint Rain

Some months ago, I had the opportunity to join the Practical Magic Blog Party.  Practical Magic has a been a favorite movie of mine for years. As the blog party got closer, I realized my vacation travels to Washington were taking … Continue reading

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Full Moon Dreamboard: Full Wolf Moon

Earlier this month, I began the process of gathering to me the images that would lead me through the coming year. This has been one of my personal ritual for years now. I comb through magazines, let the pieces rest…then … Continue reading

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Celebration of Wellness Blog Party UPDATE

Last week I unveiled plans to host my very first Blog Party….a blogging series centered around a Celebration of Wellness.  As it stands,  the party is growing nearly every day. For the project, I am encouraging the Creatives (that’s YOU) … Continue reading

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Wishcasting Wednesday: What hunger do you wish to feed?

Wishcasting Wednesday beckons once more, asking tempting little questions of the big desires of my heart. Madame Ridler riddles those who would dare to dream with tantalizing teasers and invites us to go inside and see what we might find.

This week she asks…What hunger do you wish to feed? I am digging in deep for this one, friends. Going into the woods where it is dark and scary, but where hope whispers from the mist that rises out of its center to comfort my anxiety.

You see, I stand on a ledge between two things that line up with matching energies for me. One is of the past, and one, of the future. And they both have to do with adoption.

When I was a baby, my birth mother gifted me with my forever family. My mom and dad made a life for me that has made me the person I am today. May I say, good job, folks! And as pleased as I am about the quality of my life, I have always HUNGERED to know my roots. I have always HUNGERED to look into another’s face and see my own.

On the other side is the part of me who HUNGERS to be a mother. I have spent time in the past actively pursuing this desire, but have not yet been blessed with a child. There have been times when that was an ache in my soul. But today, the ache has healed. And yet, the HUNGER is still there. As this new year turned, I felt the desire rise up in me again. It is in the fore front of my mind once more. And until tonight, I haven’t looked at it head on.

So these TWIN HUNGERS send me reaching out to the mother of my past and to the child of my future. I don’t image this will be settled anytime soon, but tonight, I claim it. Loud and clear. I AM SEARCHING for my PACK! Continue reading

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