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Creativity and Trust

Trusting the creative process is challenging. But trust is needed to make visions come true. What does that actually look like in real life? Sometimes, we can go with the flow by, paradoxically, pushing on. Continue reading

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Art + Writing = Magic

I’m often asked about my process as an artist. Ditto as a writer. So today I’ll discuss how they intertwined in one of my books, Sprinkling Faerie Dust on Breakfast. Parents had told me about their hard time finding life … Continue reading

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Filigree Fantasy, Pt Two

I’m sharing lots of my experiences today on making jewelry from Victorian-styled components. I think, when we speak about our creative process, we help each other. Continue reading

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The Muse Loves Fools

Tips to Overcome Writer’s—or Another Creative—Block. The Muse loves brave, committed fools who risk juggling nothingness. Continue reading

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Magic Doors

Creative process clears the mind, so we can better understand our life and ourself. I love faerie tales in which a magic door appears and opens to another world. I wanted to paint such a portal. But the story’s been … Continue reading

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Marketing Is Simply Reaching Out to Serve

Below, when relevant, please apply my experiences marketing shamanic services to whatever you want to give community. Many people react negatively when I promote my shamanic classes or services. There is such corruption in modern marketing that they assume my motives and … Continue reading

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Start an Indulge in Self-Care Binge

Start an #IndulgeInSelfCareBinge! Max out on enough sleep, naps, healthy food, meditation, creative play, herb tea, visits with friends, fun, etc, not harmful overindulgences like junk food. Spread the word, use the hashtag, let’s get ourselves and friends happily healthy. … Continue reading

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Greater than the Sum …

Greater than the Sum of Its Parts—Combining Techniques: Tutorial and Painting in Honor of Goddess Brigid You can scroll past the tutorial for Product and Purchase Info. Click pics to see em full size and un-blurred. I like to combine … Continue reading

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Faerie Woodland Altar Cloth

I’m posting this here instead of Etsy bc I’m so in love with it that I have to show more pics of it than Etsy allows and share my process a bit. Click pics to see em full size and … Continue reading

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An Economy Based in Love & Service

Someone who does work they love in an alternative field—work they feel is needed in the community—should be paid fairly. Herbalist, craftsperson, psychic, shaman, doula, political activist . . . The work of choice might be in a spiritual, creative, … Continue reading

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