Category Archives: Life

A childs hand picking up a colored block from a Jenga stack.

Building up? Tearing down?

In Mark Nepo’s insightful, new book about community, More Together Than Alone, he says: We are all tied together in invisible places, the tearing of which diminishes us.  ~Mark Nepo There is a lot of tearing down of community happening. Just last week a special conference of the United Methodist Church voted to further exclude…

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Photo of a group of different hearts made from paper, wood, and stone. The wooden heart is painted with the words "Listen to your heart."

Where do you go for answers?

Twenty years ago I was good friends with three other mothers of young children.  One of the beautiful things about that friendship was that we didn’t tell each other what to do.  We listened and encouraged each other to hear our own inner voices and find our own answers. What we do at the Creative…

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When Angels Talk…

Two weeks ago I woke up with ideas for a retreat popping into my head – a retreat exploring change and making choices.  Lots of possibilities were bubbling up including using: Eve, Oprah, maps, Alice in Wonderland, balls of yarn, Indiana Jones, SoulCollage®, David Whyte, Jan Richardson, dragons, and labyrinths.  And yes, amazingly they do all…

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