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”

Days 101 & 102 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: My 2016 Goal

I don’t know about you, but I start each new calendar year resolved to be more focused, organized, healthier, and/or financially stable. I set lofty goals that I stop reaching for around mid-February. Then, I slip on the coat of guilt, shame, and embarrassment as penance for my lack of resolve and determination. This pastContinue reading “Days 101 & 102 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: My 2016 Goal”

Days 76-78 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Award Show Season

DAYS 76, 77, & 78 It’s the most wonderful time of the year – award show season! Award shows that honor achievement in film, television, and theatre? Of course I’d watch! My entertainment blog tagline is Celebrating film, TV, and theatre after all. I love this time of year – all the excitement, anticipation, andContinue reading “Days 76-78 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Award Show Season”

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”

Sunday SoulJourn: Spiritual Visit

20 September 2015 Just in case you haven’t heard, the Pope is coming to Philly! This would be a bigger deal for me if Catholicism, or Christianity in general, still offered solutions to my spiritual needs. Quite a few years have passed since I last found solace in the religion which I once treasured. ForContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Spiritual Visit”

Day 111 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: The Finale

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 111: Artistic Spirit Finale *I wrote the following piece many years ago, during a time when my spirituality was strengthening and my religious identification floundering.  As I’ve stated before, I consider religion and spirituality to be separate entities, and it is not my intention toContinue reading “Day 111 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge: The Finale”

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 29 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 29: Creativity Prompt #4 Result On Day 27, the prompt was to use the words “talent”, “spirit”, and “guide” as inspiration to create a piece of art.  I got creative with both the image and the brief story. Graceful as a swan on aContinue reading “Day 29 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”