Breaking through “Artist Block”

Has your inspiration for creating art run dry? At some point or another in your artistic life, you may have experienced one or more of these things: staring at your artist’s tools (in my case – paints, paper, canvases), but you just can’t “feeling the love.” you have NO any idea what to create and […]

XOXOX Tip: Finding Your Five

“You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. ~Matthew 5:5, The Message You know that feeling of self-doubt? That nudging from the inner critic that calls you out saying “who do you think you’re fooling?” Maybe […]

Finding Balance (and Rest)

Yesterday, I was asked “Did you paint this weekend?” by a couple of older, white male friends of mine. When I answered “No, I didn’t,” I was met with disapproving looks from both of them. I said “Guys, please don’t look at me like that. I did yoga. I studied and did a bit of […]