A new year is always exciting. Many of us set our new year’s resolutions that mostly get broken very soon. Today, I thought about what is most important to me this year. And then I set about doing those things today to set the tone for my year ahead. There is nothing like taking action […]
As we grow older, death becomes more prevalent in our lives. Loved ones, co-workers, acquaintances, close friends, these near and dear people pass away and leave an emptiness within our lives and our hearts. We are forever changed. They leave imprints upon us. They, in their own unique way, have touched a place deep inside us […]
Last week we talked about Commitment and Creativity and how they can influence your ability to take action. The other two guiding principles that influence Action are Persistence and Simplicity. Simplicity The best way to maintain your ability to take action is to keep it simple. In the Igniting Your Intentions process, I guide you […]
Last week we discussed procrastination and how to break through it using three keys to Ignition. This week, I read an excerpt from my upcoming book, Ignition, and talk about two guiding principles that influence your ability to take action. After listening to this week’s wisdom, please leave a comment below. Ignite on! Mary aka […]
Last week’s message was about the way to your dreams. This week’s message is similar. It’s a wee bit different in that it could be used for goals within a larger dream or project. When I applied for the Mission MainStreet grant, I had a goal of achieving 250 votes in order to qualify for the next step in […]
Do you realize how powerful you are? This is something I am coming to realize more and more everyday. I have had some mighty powerful experiences this past week. Co-Creating with Divine Energies When I first created this Igniting work around the year 2000, I had an idea of co-creating with Divine energies. I knew that […]
Consider the stance you are taking in your life right now. Is it one of confidence and conviction? Is it one of fear and doubt? Can you imagine what the world is thinking when it sees you coming? Ummm…. right? I share with you in this sound bite, an idea of physically taking a Stance […]
I sat down to draw and write just like any other day. On this day, the process took a really deep and powerful turn. This happens as you show up to the process and do the work. Exercise: Invitation for Meditation & Visualization I share this drawing and its meaning as an invitation to you. I suggest […]
Have you ever become aware that you have broken your own heart? I did this morning. It was heart-wrenching as could be expected. What Do You Do When You Break Your Own Heart? Here’s what I did: I packed my crayons and paper and went hiking. I found a great spot to hang out. Then, I […]
Driving to Scottsdale a few weeks ago to pick up my new computer at the Apple Store, I encountered a license plate on a car in the lane to the left of me. It said “Behave.” Well, I never… lol… Perception is everything and I quickly turned the meaning into Be Have. Watch the video […]
In today’s video I share a drawing with a message for you. The blue bird of happiness awaits to impart its uplifting message. Watch the video to hear more. Let the blue bird of happiness be your guide. Allow the light and beauty of your unique expression to glow and attract exactly what you need […]
Today’s message is about help always being on the way and available. The trick is to recognize it when it shows up.
Today’s message reflects upon death being an instigator to a more meaningful life. April 1, 2015. Today is the first anniversary of my mom’s death. We had quite a different life together than most mothers and daughters. But, I guess, really what’s normal, anyway, right? Make Death Matter As I reflect back on her life […]
Here’s a fun article I wrote in 2004, What is Creativity? It was published in the ARTisticFX magazine.
I’m deep in the process of writing the Igniting Your Intentions™ book, which I began writing in 2005. It’s a work that has been sitting dormant for about that long. I re-committed to it last year. I’m finally in a place where I can focus on writing and completing this project. Everything has its own […]
I am reading a new book, Start., by Jon Acuff. His subtitle is “Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, Do Work that Matters“. When I began reading it, I was less than impressed, almost bored in the first and second chapters. I thought, “yeah, yeah, I have heard all this before, so what?” I […]
Creative Process for Personal Development and Growth Are you ready to show up for yourself on a daily basis? In the creative workshop, you will reveal and discover what you need to know for personal self-improvement. Tap into the wisdom inside you to live your best life possible. This creative process will help you […]
Ignite Power Last month, I was given the opportunity to revive / re-ignite the Igniting Your Intentions™ (Igniting) workshop. But, this time, instead of the six-week schedule to ignite their intentions, it was changed to a three-week format. The woman requesting the workshop was heading to Baja early May. She was excited about taking the […]
This week’s intention: “I joyously listen and follow my inner guidance.” Write the above intention statement in your journal, a spiral notebook, or on the computer. Then take out your crayons and paper and draw. Write about the drawing. Do this everyday this week and see what happens. Let me know how it goes.