Tag Archives: SoulCollage

Through Time

Were you there?  Six years ago on April 13 in 2013, we unveiled the Creative Life Center with an open house at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church. This year on April 13, the Center’s Westminster space was home to a vibrant group using SoulCollage® and also therapist Mary Foster and her clients.  Something clicked and I…

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The backs of 4 women with bright colored coats, arms around each other.

Creating the Community You Desire

Are you searching for either of these: Connection with other people interested in personal and spiritual exploration Encouragement to follow your unique path and support it with spiritual practice They are common challenges for many people at the Creative Life Center! The desire to create new community and personal support happens throughout life for all…

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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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Closeup photo of a gas gauge on a black dashboard with the arrow pointing to full.

Is your tank full?

Have you ever felt that empowered, ready-to-go feeling leaving a gas station with a full tank of gas? As I left the gas station with that full-steam ahead feeling, I realized it wasn’t the the arrow on my dashboard that was lifting me up.  I was feeling empowered by a full internal energy reservoir!  I had…

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