Creative Guidance from a SoulShirt™ Adventure, Part 2 of 3

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Continuing my story when my SoulShirt™ spoke to me, not literally, but by listening with my Inner Ear─ We’ve all had creative moments, or felt divinely led by an inner voice. How do you practice connecting with  your heart and soul? Or are you searching for a way to feel the aliveness and results from trusting your inner voice? My Heart told me that it felt warmed and nurtured by my wearing something made solely to meet its needs. My Soul spoke about the nourishment it received by being honored at the risk of my Ego looking silly and stupid …

How to Heal from Life’s Hurts-An Intuitive, Creative Approach

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How to E-E-E-K Your Way Through Adversity to Destinations of Delight (An Intuitive Approach to Healing from Life’s Hurts) When tough times hit and our life’s path disappears; when we are faced with illness, loss, financial reversals or other adversity; it can be easy to feel like we have lost our moorings.  We may struggle to keep our feet under us, or to change the metaphor, to keep our heads above water; we may be overwhelmed by it all or we may want to pretend that all is well even when we know it is not. And if you’re a …

Learn from the Past

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We can’t live in the past but we can learn from it. Roger Crawford Related Posts:Mission StatementThe WildernessThank you for Registering for Is Your House Haunted by the…CASIGYs™ BlogMedia PlacementsSeven Steps to Overcoming OverwhelmHow to Help Your Creative, Sensitive or Gifted Kids Weather…Remembering Columbine: Helping Creative, Highly Sensitive…

Curing – Strengthening – Healing

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Curing is the work of experts, but strengthening the life in one another is the work of human beings. …Sometimes the deepest healing comes from the natural fit between two wounded people’s lives. Rachel Naomi Remen Related Posts:Compassion and Our Capacity to SufferingAt the Level of Daily Life, There is LossHow to Spring Into Life-Part 2Creative Coping, Healing and TransformationThe First Duty of Every Human BeingTwo or Three Human StoriesSharon’s ModalitiesRemembering the Columbine Shooting … and the Healing

Are You Facing Adversity

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Are you facing adversity? That’s an interesting question. It implies first, that you’re in the midst of a tough time in your life; and second, that you’re not ignoring it or running away from it, but that you have turned your face into the storm, so to speak. So let me ask it again, are you facing adversity? I have spent much of my working life helping people who have been in the midst of many kinds of adversity and I have experienced my share of adversity. Together, these experiences have given me the opportunity to notice what helps and …

Life Lessons Learned While Quilting

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If it has to be done, make it fun. Look everywhere and see all there is to see, even if no one else sees it. See life through the eyes of an artist Look for life’s colors, shapes, textures, and shades of light and dark. Don’t shut down when you face problems; open up to ALL of life’s experiences. Learn the same thing as often as necessary until you know it by heart. Multi-task without multi-tasking, make what you do accomplish several things at once. Take whatever comes to you in life and transform it into a beautiful adventure. Scrap …

Creative and Contemplative Handwork Is a Deep Practice

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Creative and Contemplative Handwork is a deep creative, spiritual, emotional and emotional practice. The process of making something which tangibly demonstrates our inner state and represents our inner process reaches deep within us, taps into and brings out emotion and experience that cannot be found or expressed otherwise. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a picture that the Self creates is worth a hundred thousand words. We create something for which we have no words; we express experience and emotion for which we have no explanation. Then as we contemplate what we have made, words emerge and return …