Out of Spirit’s Way

Out of Spirit’s Way

My intention in 2013 was to get out of the way and simply offer my hands, my quilting gifts, to execute what the Spirit would like to convey in my next quilt. I only found out this week how profound the outcome turned out to be. I approached the quiltmaking with...
Instead of Worry and Guilt

Instead of Worry and Guilt

Worry and guilt are disruptive time wasters, the former looking forward and the latter looking backwards. If you catch yourself in them, focus on taking some deep breaths, both to cleanse yourself and to release tension, as well as to bring yourself back to the...
Creativity Offenders

Creativity Offenders

Once you identify the particular antagonists to your creative process, you’re on your way to defeating them! Use this checklist to see if any of these Creativity Offenders threaten to make you drop your quilt making or other creative undertakings. The list comes...
Protecting Your Creativity

Protecting Your Creativity

During May, let’s look at why and how you can summon what it takes—from inside as well as from the Source of your creativity—in order for your creative gifts to truly shine.  Tomorrow is the running of what many call the most exciting two minutes in sports, the...
Protecting Your Creative Life

Protecting Your Creative Life

During May, let’s look at why and how you can summon what it takes—from inside as well as from the Source of your creativity—in order for your creative gifts to truly shine.  Tomorrow is the running of what many call the most exciting two minutes in sports, the...