Grown Up Christmas List

Do you remember meI sat upon your kneeI wrote to you with childhood fantasies Well I’m all grown-up nowAnd still need help somehowI’m not a childBut my heart still can dream So here’s my lifelong wishMy grown-up Christmas listNot for myselfBut for a world in need No more lives torn apartThat wars would never startAndContinue reading “Grown Up Christmas List”

So This Is Christmas

First released in the early 70’s, this song is sadly way too relevant nearly 50 years later. The message of peace still seems to fall on deaf ears far too often. Be kind to your neighbours and strangers on the street. Live love. So this is ChristmasAnd what have you done?Another year overAnd a newContinue reading “So This Is Christmas”

Peace

I have the following quote posted on my fridge door. It is my go-to thought that helps me make it through difficult times. PEACE.It does NOT meanto be in a placewhere there is no:noise, trouble or hard work.It meansto be in the midstof those thingsand still be calmin your heart.(Anon.)

Life IS Art

Zen : a state of calm attentiveness in which one’s actions are guided by intuition rather than by conscious effort Creating art can be a meditative process If you focus on the process, The repetition of patterns, The formation of strokes, The sensations created when using your hands and tools The emotions that rise whenContinue reading “Life IS Art”