The book is here!
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About Warrior Love, a journal to inspire
your fiercely alive whole self
I was approached by three wonderfully creative and talented souls to collaborate on a book. Admittedly, I had no idea what the book would be about when I said yes to it, the idea resonated with me. I watched the book evolve as a labor of love; gaining more insight into Laura’s vision, as well as two new friends in the process.
I am very grateful to be included, thrilled to contribute, and appreciate all of the hard work that went into the making of the book.
Warrior Love, A Journal to Inspire Your Fiercely Alive Whole Self combines poetry, artwork and blank journal pages. It’s creators collaborated to put together a beautiful and inspiring collection of words and artwork that will help light your own creative fire. This gorgeous book of mindful musings and dazzling pieces of art will make an incredible gift, to yourself, or those you love.
Warrior Love Creators
A big thank you to my amazing artist and friend Atousa, for thinking of me, Laura for your kindness and wisdom and idea for the book itself, and Jeanette for sharing so much of yourself through your art and to all of you for inspiring my fiercely alive whole self.
We hope you will be inspired to create on the blank pages in this book and make it your own!
Upcoming Local Event
Join me and and seven of my favorite local women artists for a fun evening of cocktails & canvas, food, and live music at The Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, NY on Thursday, June 19th from 6 to 8 pm.
Around Here Lately
I just got over a two-week flu illness. Needless to say, I don’t have a lot to report! I’ve definitely slowed down this year as far as productivity goes, but I am using the time to focus on what really matters to me (family, real-life interactions, movie nights with my kids, friends, health, etc.!) and not forcing any new work or number of paintings. ‘Being still’ is a gift I believe was given to me with the diagnosis of lupus last year.
*May is lupus awareness month! lupus.org
I feel very peaceful and in a stage of acceptance of all that has come to pass and comfortable in not knowing what the future holds. I’m carrying this attitude across all aspects of life, including my art, and truly taking the time for a lot of introspection and going with the flow. I have been practicing creating not as a means to an end, but enjoying the process. Drawing portraits of my family members has really helped me achieve this wonderful sense of personal enjoyment.
I’ve been spending much less time on social media as well. I honestly feel much better with more limited time on the computer and more genuinely happy to be there when I am online.
I have a special commission I had to put on hold until I was feeling better, so I am looking forward to completing that this month and sharing the pictures with you!
I am doing limited events this year, so if you are local, mark your calendar for the Cocktails & Canvas evening at The Roycroft Inn. It is a Thursday night; June 19th from 6-8 pm. (I will have new art on display and for sale.) I hope to see you there!
Visit my website to see new paintings you can now purchase online.