Now, write down what this drawing brings up for you. What was the first thing that you thought of when you observed it? Does the drawing have a story? What is it trying to communicate?
Church. Advent. When they turn out the lights and everybody holds the Light of Christ and sings Silent Night.
Also, how my mom and my partner’s lit the unity candle at our wedding and my mother-in-laws candle dripped burning wax on me – she was, is and will be The Best. We love her.
From the flyleaf of a book (don’t remember which) – I can’t stop coming back to a great phrase: time to do some “archeology of my own thinking.”
From a beautiful, old, original edition book of Adrianne Rich poems I found at a beach bookstore on the Oregon coast this weekend, comes this right off, as the title page is turned:
I go where I love and where I am loved, into the snow;
I go to the things I love with no thought of duty or pity -H. D., The Flowering of the Rod
“The nexus of mind, emotions and body is an intriguing and miraculous thing that I’m convinced only God can navigate,
so give Him all of it and trust His process.”
Pastor Kip, 10/15/2023, direct text message
“You don’t need to be a writer or poet….you just need to write – that’s all.” (Kaur, R. Healing through Words, 2022, p. xvi).
Favorite Color is Blue by Robert DeLong and K. Flay.
“How are you doing being present with what you are feeling?” Danny Clinton 6/28/2020. Kaleidoscope Series. Kessid Church.