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Music has the power to move me in ways that go beyond notes on a page or sound that come from instrument or vocal chords.  There is an essence that accompanies it and when it reaches deep into my soul, […]

  One of my favorite creative souls has an acronym as her nom de plume (pen name:). Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy (a.k.a. SARK) has delighted people with her fanciful words, practical life wisdom and simple, outrageously colorful line drawings. She, […]

  Imagine going to see a doctor who after meeting with you, writes you a prescription that instructs you to sing, dance, make music, drum, draw, write, sculpt, paint, and especially color outside the lines? Would a smile light up […]

  In January of 1981, at the suggestion of my college friend Albert Borris, (author of the road trip novel “Crash Into Me”)  with whose encouragement to stretch my comfort zones, then and to this day; I spent 10 days […]

  One of the occupational hazards that comes part and parcel with being a writer, is that I rarely experience things just ‘for me’. In the midst of nearly any experience, my wordsmith mind is whirling with thoughts of how […]

  “If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.” -Peter McWilliams Peace world wide starts from inside. We are so accustomed to considering peace an absence of war between countries, when […]

  Quiet in your heart. Quiet in your mind. Take a moment to place one hand on your chest and the other on your forehead, sending peace to those often too stimulated aspects of yourself. Imagine how it would be […]

Boredom is a state of mind. Take a look around you. An entire Universe was created for your delight. Kneel down in the grass and witness what is going on in that hidden realm. Gaze up at the star sparkled […]

  Take a moment to imagine the most magnificent life for yourself. If you could be where you want, with whom you want, doing what you want, how would it appear to you? Embellish the experience with light and color, […]

  Wander whimsically. Allow your heart to be the compass on your journey as you tread lightly on the path before you. Have not a clue about your ultimate destination. Instead, trust that the One who guides you has the […]