Monthly Archives: January 2014

Cannon Beach

a more beautiful day could not have presented itself

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Radical acceptance..continued

Two parts of genuine acceptance..clearly seeing and holding our experience with compassion.. More wisdom from Tara Brach. Below is a view from our little deck on the beach. It’s been a beautiful day at the beach.

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Radical Acceptance

             When we get lost in our stories,we lose touch with our actual experience Currently I’m reading Radical Acceptance Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha. I’ve read books like this before,many of them in fact, but right now my heart is open and I’m resonating with Brach’s writing […]

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Your essence is gold hidden in dust

To reveal its splendor you need to burn in the fire of love.    

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the psychology of happiness

  Three gratitudes today 1. a good nap 2. a healthy dinner 3. having art money to buy books I had to take Max today to a doctor’s appointment. I had Fly Boys with me. I read slowly. Sometimes I rush as I read, but I was determined to read with deliberate attention. I am not […]

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Aurora

oil on canvas 11″x14″ a commissioned piece..I live this cat!

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aurora…beginning

working on a commissioned piece today. I feel like a legitimate working artist right now, despite the fact that I have another full time job. Someone is coming buy to pick up a commissioned piece; I’m working on this piece right now, and I’ve got 2 others in the beginning stages of commissioned work.   […]

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pachyderm

oil on canvas 16″x20″ I was feeling especially low today; the lack of sun, over working, little sleep, deadlines..oh my! she cheered me up.. hope it cheers up others too

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rhino

oil on canvas 14″x18″ this was a commissioned piece… he’s so cute!

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