• November is a Deep Breath

    November is a Deep Breath

    By on November 15, 2017

    No longer between the seasons, the russet of our gratitude, the bronze of our resilience, the burnt sienna of...

  • Lust versus Love

    Lust Versus Love

    By on November 12, 2017

    Here is a clear and concise look at the contrasts between lust and love.

  • How to Garner Respect

    How to Garner Respect

    By on November 2, 2017

    In conversations lately, people want respect, but seem clueless how to get it. I've found that the following go...

  • Bits and Clips for October 2017

    Bits and Clips for October 2017

    By on October 30, 2017

    I hope you find something here that is helpful, interesting, enlightening, or inspiring. The links below are compartmentalized by...

  • Dot Journaling (aka Bullet Journaling) Book Review

    Dot Journaling (aka Bullet Journaling!) Book Review

    By on October 29, 2017

    People often ask me how I can get done all that I do, and keeping a bullet journal is...

  • I know what wealth is

    I Know What Wealth Is

    By on October 23, 2017

    "These things I know: I have planted a garden, so I know what faith is. I have seen...

  • Grace Notes #8

    Grace Notes #8

    By on October 19, 2017

    To share a life of amplifying good with you is a beautiful thing, and I thank you for it. What...

  • I have This in Common with Nathaniel Hawthorne (with Photos)

    By on October 17, 2017

    "I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house." Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Lesson of the lamp

    Lesson of the Lamp

    By on October 13, 2017

    If someone says, "That lamp is ugly," that statement actually tells you nothing about the lamp. It does, however,...

  • My Artist's

    My Artist’s “Walk and Talk” on YouTube

    By on October 12, 2017

    The purpose of the presentation was to get to know the artists, and hear a bit about their background...

  • Art Education and Mental Health

    By on October 6, 2017

    Would those massacring shooters have done those horrible things if they had enough art in their life? I genuinely...

  • You Belong Here (Brené Brown quote)

    You Belong Here (Brené Brown quote)

    By on October 4, 2017

    True belonging and self-worth are not goods; we don’t negotiate their value with the world. The truth about who...