Do you feel all bottled up inside? Express yourself. Watch the short video to hear more.
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 […]
Outside My Window What does the view look like outside your window? I just finished a painting of a scene I have been enjoying for the entire summer. Gazing at it has brought me a tremendous amount of pleasure. Outside Someone Else’s Window I received a photograph from one of the subscribers to my newsletter, Wisdom […]
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 […]
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 […]
One day two weeks ago, I made a statement of affirmation to myself while hiking. I would soon discover that it was a magic statement. Watch today’s video to find out what the statement is and what it can do for you.
Wash the slate clean. Begin with a new blank canvas. Begin your life anew, fresh. It is the dawning of a new day, a new chapter has begun. Think new, larger, more expansive thoughts. This is your life. What will you do with it? How will you live each moment? How will you fulfill the […]
I read a fantastic article this morning, Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance, Making a Living of What You Love, and How to Turn Your Ideas into Reality. Whew, what a long title! What a wonderful article to read for inspiration and encouragement. When we are in the middle of crisis, hardships, and obstacles, there is […]
A surprising photograph taken at night, this message came to me: Lurking behind the mystery of the dark thicket of our minds, one must realize that there is light on the other side. Getting beyond it and into the Light is the challenge. What intention could you use to “get beyond the darkness”?
Just draw for the health of it. Take out your crayons and a piece of paper and have at it. I promise that you will feel much better afterwards. The secret is non-judgement. Allow the drawing to take care of you. Allow the drawing into existence without judgement, without criticizing. The drawing will come. The […]
“The dream is a gift.” I posted this comment on a friend’s Facebook posting today. She shared a dream she had last night of her deceased brother giving her gifts. After I wrote those words, I had an “Aha!” moment. The Dream that we have inside us is a loving, generous gift from our Creator. […]
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 […]
Anyone interested in self-discovery through creativity and intention will want to sign up for this mini session. Ignite your life now. Igniting Your Intentions™ Level One Mini Session: Co-create with Divine Energies for Personal Development Are you ready to show up for yourself on a daily basis? Igniting Your Intentions™ uses drawing, writing, and intention to help […]
Here is my new intention statement: I allow love to penetrate my entire life. Do you want to work on infusing your life with love? I would like to begin a new online group Igniting Your Intentions session. Please let me know if you are interested. Details will follow. Contact me via this link or leave […]
About YOU: Did you write down your life questions from my previous blog post? Here is the general idea of what to do with those questions. What is the theme running through them? Use the major theme to set the direction of your life for the next 28 days. Write a statement of intention. Then […]
Day 28. July 15, 2011. Ocotillo Bliss. ©2011 Mary A. Gravelle Message: Look at how happy this ocotillo cactus is sitting in the desert. It is you, the joyous one, the happy one, in full bloom. For you have reached the point of affluence, the ever growing affluence within is now attained. It is in […]
Message: You are the firecracker that is realizing your own dreams to light up the sky. The sparkler crackles with energy as you do. Energize your life with the fire from within. Let the warm glow exude all you do. Let your light shine no matter what. Ignore naysayers. They know not. The task at […]
I tune into the ever-growing affluence within. Drawing — Mint green paper. A seated figure, round pregnant belly with coiled leaved-branch that looks like a conch shell. She sits happily, merrily upon a branch suspended in the air. Branches are spouting leaves from both her hands and crown chakra. Branching out. Message: Branching out in […]
I tune into the ever-growing affluence within. You are growing by leaps and bounds, you are. Balloon flowers, spiral branches ever-reaching outward and upward. The growth is thick and healthy. Rolling along slowly, effortlessly attracting so much good your way. Keep it going, growing, and flowing in this state of relaxed bliss. This is where […]
Intention: I tune into the ever-growing affluence within. Message: The dragon is before you. Siege the war before you. The nucleus within glows like warm fire embers. Your message reaches far and wide, therefore, be careful of what your message reveals. Stretch; grow in many directions, in many ways. Articulate your dream story. Articulate your […]