Eric Maisel’s new book Making Your Creative Mark promises nine keys to achieving your artistic goals. That’s a lie. The book literally chimes and jingles with keys. The last eleven pages alone has 99 of them, for example these 10: One of the best ways to help yourself create every day is to craft a starting… Continue reading 9 keys to achieving your artistic goals? No! Way more!
it is important that we bow down to the breadth of our human experiences and to the larger mysteries that surround us. seeing beauty in the swirls of life’s busyness, making the most of what life brings our way, offering kindness to those around us, and being able to laugh from time to time. these… Continue reading full cup, thirsty spirit – a book about self care
looking for a site with lots of personality tests? similar minds (link below) is not a bad resource for that. not only do you get the standard meyers briggs but also other ones. here you can see my cattell 16 PF result. the “16PF” refer to 16 personality traits. wikipedia will tell you lots more… Continue reading personality tests
yesterday we went car shopping. after driving the sixth test car, in which we were quite interested, the salesperson made us a very tempting offer. we did the rational thing and retired for a family powwow to a nearby fast food place. after briefly going through the pros and cons of another car that was… Continue reading decisions
the christian story is one that keeps intriguing and baffling me. what is this thing that we’re celebrating today? in the mountainous region of the german speaking alps, where i grew up, the image of the naked little baby jesus in the manger is the predominant one for the christmas story. maybe this is one… Continue reading christmas, sin and innocence
in the last few days i’ve had occasion to think about the families of people who are dealing with mental health difficulties. would love to hear your thoughts. here are a few questions: if you are someone who has experienced consistent mental health difficulties – how have family members helped you with it? have they… Continue reading mental health and families
tarot cards have interested me for quite a few years. i started playing around with using them for getting insight into situations back in 2005 but could never really get into it. i got some books and a few decks, but just like arthur rosengarten says in his fabulous book about tarot and psychology, like… Continue reading tarot for beauty
my last blog post was over a year ago. the hacker infestation wouldn’t go away, so i came up with the great plan of sticking my head in the sand. foregoing procrastination, i executed that genius plan posthaste, with great success. and now i’m back, with the help of lorraine and catherine. who knows for… Continue reading no promises, just a hope