In the Conversation With Lynn Weekes Karegeannes

In the Conversation With  Lynn Weekes Karegeannes

I met Lynn Weekes Karegeannes last August when we were training  as SoulCollage®  facilitators with Catherine Anderson.  We've stayed in touch since then and developed a friendship that I've come to value greatly.  Although we live nearly five hours apart,  I've had the opportunity to visit her a couple of times for lunch and tea in her lovely Asheville, NC home where she has also created a beautiful studio space.   Lynn is a seeker, encourager, and generous sharer of knowledge, resources, and inspiration. My creative and spiritual life has been enriched by knowing her and I'm pleased to introduce my friend Lynn and her art to you today.

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In the Conversation with Catherine Anderson

In the Conversation with Catherine Anderson

I first came to know Catherine Anderson through  her book The Creative Photographer while seeking inspiration and ideas for my photography beyond simply printing, framing or (heaven forbid) letting them collect virtual dust sitting on my hard drive.  Later, when I became interested in training as a SoulCollage®  facilitator, I was delighted to learn that Catherine was a  facilitator trainer.   Last August,  I traveled to her lovely home studio in Charlotte, North Carolina to train with her.

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Reflections on a Practice

Reflections on a Practice

With today being the fifth Sunday of the month, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a day off from my regular Sunday morning practice and reflect on my experience of making natural mandalas over the past three months.

The seed was planted last October at  a women's' retreat I attended.  I was volunteering as the official photographer for the weekend, and also lead a SoulCollage® workshop which was followed by a mandala making workshop.

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The Generative Power of Creativity

The Generative Power of Creativity

Although my intention is to set aside time on the weekend for creating art in my little makeshift studio, I've also been spending most every weekday evening  in the space making mandalas for the Creating Brave Mindful Mandalas e-course.

After wasting a good about of money on e-courses in the past, I was a little unsure whether I wanted to sign up for yet another one. My schedule is already packed with a full-time job, and the requirements of the  Haden Institute Dream Leader Training program.    But, the price was reasonable and they had me at mandalas.  I decided to give it a try, and I'm glad I did.  This e-course is extremely well done, and reasonably priced.  It is engaging, rich in content, but not overwhelming.

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