Tag Archives: inspiration

MY PINKY, MY HERO

“It could have been worse” is a true statement. It allows for gratefulness at how things turned out. But for me it wasn’t comforting, because it reminded me of the foolish risk I took. I searched for a more comforting replacement thought. My mantra became: I would definitely make it through. Continue reading

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A DATE WITH INSPIRATION

It was fun thinking of ideas for this post’s title. I started with “I had a lot of dates.” Another one that didn’t make the cut was: “I’m not out of date; wrinkles can be beautiful!” But the title I chose was very satisfying. Every time I picked up my paintbrush, I had a date with inspiration! Continue reading

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YOU ARE MY WINGS – PART 3

My “Wings” are:
1) the artistic and musical gifts I was born with. But, I have given a gift to myself by exploring them in any way I choose.
2) my vulnerability and willingness to open my heart.
3) the resulting beautiful connections I have made with other hearts that uplift and support me. Continue reading

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PEACEFUL AND INSPIRED-PART 3

Many times, the effort that is put into something goes into another unplanned direction that I believe can be just as worthy. Continue reading

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AS YOU TRAVEL-PART 2

That is where I am living now. Every day, I nurture and rediscover more of my inner child. And even though I infrequently travel, love guides every interaction.
My heart is my home! Continue reading

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BESIDE ME ALWAYS – PART 5

Even though it’s been three decades, I kept my promise to Jason. At his funeral I announced tearfully, “I will keep his memory alive!”
Jason is very much a part of my music and songs. When I sing, I feel spiritually connected to him. Continue reading

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THE DOOR TO MY HEART

2020 and 2021 gave me the opportunity to create a create a third course for my favorite app, Insight Timer. It is named “Door to My Heart.” Continue reading

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LET LOVE SHINE A LIGHT

I thanked God for my music; it was such sweet comfort and soothed my aching heart. I was in absolute awe that those meditation recordings filling that ICU room were my own creations. I grinned when one of the doctors commented. He said, “All of the staff are in a Zen-like state listening to your music.” Continue reading

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SPRING THAWED MY PAIN

Seasonal change has inspired many songs and paintings for me. This past fall held many challenges for me and I honestly felt like my last blog post was a downer. But my song title of “Autumn Hope” perfectly described my beautiful catharsis. As the smell of blossoms surround me this spring, I’m grateful for so much in my life. Continue reading

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AUTUMN HOPE

I was elated when I heard a new song forming. Exquisite guitar passages enveloped me and my heart swelled with joy. Just when I needed something to pull me through, this new music appeared! Continue reading

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