Motivational Monday Poem: Broad Way

Spirit soars on wings of melodies Soul’s nourished with purpose Healing on levels unseen Feel it, embrace it, share it   Inclusivity shining brighter than the house lights Welcoming all to showcase their talent Love of theatre and its power to heal Radiant beams of artistic energy Dancing up the aisles   Inform, enlighten, entertainContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Broad Way”

Sunday SoulJourn: A Mini NYC Adventure

I SoulJourned into New York City this weekend for the inaugural BroadwayCon event – a celebration of the musical theatre community. I’d planned for this trip for nearly a year, since its announcement, and could barely contain my excitement as I boarded the train that would take me into New York Penn Station.  “I’m goingContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: A Mini NYC Adventure”

Day Five of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY FIVE: Sing Out Today didn’t leave much time for writing. I spent most of the day in New York City attending the Broadway flea market for the very first time. As someone who has grown up with a deep appreciation of musical theatre and love being around Broadway, I try to go up andContinue reading “Day Five of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Keep Moving Forward Challenge: Week Five

A STEP IN THE ‘WRITE’ DIRECTION I’m riding the waves, walking through those open doors, and gaining momentum along my journey. This past week, I wasn’t just moving forward…I was walking with my head held high, confidence in each step, and a song in my heart. If you’ve read my bio or followed along theContinue reading “Keep Moving Forward Challenge: Week Five”

Day 93 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 93: Valuing My Own Opinions Raise your hand if you are a “People Pleaser”! *waving mine towards the sky* I don’t know when it started or why, but I have this annoying tendency to seek other people’s approval – sometimes valuing their opinion moreContinue reading “Day 93 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 80 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 80: A Year That Changed My Life This past year involved so many ups and downs, both personally and professionally, that there were times I couldn’t get my footing. The artist within kept my spirit grounded when it wanted to soar and gave meContinue reading “Day 80 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 72 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 72: Connected to Music With a sinus headache and congestion greeting me at first light, all I wanted to do was snuggle up under the covers and sleep the day away. However, I had too much to accomplish this Pre-Christmas Eve. The foggy, rainyContinue reading “Day 72 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 3 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression I am an Artistic Spirit! For most of my life I’ve used the creative arts as a source of spiritual exploration and healing, even though I didn’t always do so consciously. Sometimes I was the instrument creating the art and other times I was onContinue reading “Day 3 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Following My Dreams into an Artistic Career

…once I pinpoint what they are exactly! BACKSTORY In all my time as a mentor to teenagers, I spouted the idea of believing in yourself and following your dreams.  That’s wonderful advice which would be even more valuable if I took my own insights to heart.  I have many “dreams” and coordinating skills but haveContinue reading “Following My Dreams into an Artistic Career”