Because love

April’s Peace & Love Print of the Month

I actually finished April’s Print Of The Month in April! Yay! I posted some art-in-progress shots for this on Instagram Stories. When I finally posted the finished piece, I called it a labor of love because it took quite a while to draw, paint, and then ink in all the details, and I did it…

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Lions and tigers, and labels and memes

I recently had a good conversation on Facebook with someone who disagrees with me. I know. It’s weird. You might need a minute to digest it. I’ll wait… It’s unusual to have a good conversation online, especially between people who disagree. There are bots and trolls who make it hard, but there are also regular…

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Happy 2018!

A belated happy new year, friends! I’ve been waiting to post until I got my brand new shiny website up and running (new theme, new host, new amazing web guru I highly recommend). It’s been six weeks of hard work, a remodel in November, and then a complete rebuilding of the site almost from scratch…

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Faith, practice, and our wily demons

On May 15th, I (along with 157 other intrepid souls) launched a 30-day self-love challenge, using my illustrated creative journal, Find Your Awesome. Before I tell you how that went, let me tell you a little bit about my history with self-love and 30-day challenges. Six years ago, I dedicated all of 2011 to living…

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A hard truth about self-love

I’m in the midst of my 30-day self-love challenge, using my illustrated creative journal, Find Your Awesome. As I type, it’s Day 23, in which we are “practicing pleasure,” not just doing what we love, but relishing it, letting time fly in that way that it does when you’re completely engaged with whatever lights you…

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