Day 26 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 26: Artistic Spirit From Birth? The birth of my niece got me thinking about art and spirituality even more deeply than before. As our spirits enter the body, do we bring with us artistic talents and gifts? Or, does it depend on our personalityContinue reading “Day 26 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 21 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Novel

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 21: A Novel Poem Art’s healing power Spirits existing beyond physical form Family connections that strengthen and stress Themes that shape my Young Adult novel   A young girl who searches for her place in the world A mother who seeks to protect herContinue reading “Day 21 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: Novel”

Day 16 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression   Day 16: Spreading My Wings   Excitement courses through every nerve Swirling like butterflies in the abdomen The music swells, the crowd applauds Performers exit stage left   Your breath is shallow Your lips parched Your hands shake And your legs are like puddingContinue reading “Day 16 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 8 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 8: An Artistic Representation of Spirituality   Fueled by nourishment of what grounds us and surrounds us We grow – vivid in color and rich with beauty Our petals reach in varying directions As we stretch towards new destinations and goals   We’re rootedContinue reading “Day 8 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Day 1 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 1 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”