Tag Archives: 2016mandalas

june mandala / making do begins

Making do with what’s at hand is an accomplishment, a state of gratitude, a rhythm of attention, that feeds the spirit and restores the soul. Continue reading

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may mandala / gathering resources

Buttons are like blessings. When resources seem sparse, the value of each singular button and simple blessing becomes clear. Continue reading

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april mandala / harmony

Living in harmony with others, especially in a diverse, high density city with huge disparities in wealth, like the San Francisco Bay area, can be disturbing, shocking, and even more cathartic than I ever imagined. Continue reading

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March 2016 Mandala: Percolating

A trifecta of purification, SIMULTANEOUS transformation by fire, water, and air! What’s percolating in your creative life this month?
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February 2016 Mandala ~ Branching Fragrantly from my Center

When stuck in the YES BUTS the way I step outside my dissatisfied judgmental mind is to invoke my sense of curiosity and begin saying YES AND… Continue reading

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January 2016 Mandala ~ Simplicity Tools Basics

These old hand stitching tools remind me that life is too short to be on the computer all the time. Continue reading

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