In the Conversation with Amy Lyles Wilson

In the Conversation with Amy Lyles Wilson

Amy Lyles Wilson lives just over a half hour drive away from my home in Middle Tennessee.  Our paths never crossed until we arrived at Kanuga Lake in Hendersonville, North Carolina as new students in the Haden Institute Spiritual Direction program. We were assigned to different cohort groups, but when she introduced herself  during our first gathering as one whose call is to "work at the intersection of creativity and spirituality" I knew I needed to get to know her better.

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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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