I believe in possibilities! I love creating them for myself and other people. I relish the process of seeing what is brittle becoming vibrant: life bought back to what is worn and lifeless, disparate pieces becoming a new assemblage to be treasured. [Read More]
“One Christmas I received a gift of a small handmade box. This box which was unique and beautiful, bronze and green with interesting textures and lovely design, drew many compliments. I decided to use it as my “God Box,” which I think of as the way to turn over my problems, dilemmas, and desires to […]
SoulStirr delivers on the inherent promise of its name. While just miles from a major interstate, the SoulStirr retreat feels like it is worlds away from life’s daily grind. I left for SoulStirr, bound to begin my journey back to self. And the retreat did indeed offer me the opportunity to awaken pieces of myself […]
Marilyn Johnson’s gift has given new meaning to the old adage of one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Marilyn sees what others would discard and designs and creates treasures that open the heart and ground and anchor the soul inviting the spirit to sing a new song.
It was a perfect Saturday morning with a cloudless sky. I stood on my front porch and watched sparkling light bouncing off of the funky garden in the front of my little house. I felt alive. [Read More]
The Woodpecker represents knowledge of personal truth, inner strength, and mental strength. Its cycle of power is summer. The Woodpecker, known as the Earth’s drummer, is connected to Native American drumming. Drumming is the heartbeat of mother earth and is associated with shamanism and the ability to move into other dimensions at will. [Read More]
Cassandra was given to talking to herself lately. The new therapist said it didn’t mean she was crazy. In fact, much to Cassandra’s surprise, she encouraged the “self talk.” The therapist lady said it helped to gain awareness. [Read More]