When Shadows Move

Every person lives under the confines of a mask, from child to adult. These masks determine how we interact, and view, the world around us. It is a sense of protection against a chaotic world.

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Shadows of the Lotus

‘Wandering Worlds’ has finally evolved. Shedding its old skin, it is reborn as ‘Shadows of the Lotus,’ a promise I’m making to myself as I prepare for the New Year.

Blogging Tips for Idiots (Meaning Me)

Blogging is a craft unto itself and it took me two years to realize a mistake that cost me. Don’t do what I did. Learn the craft. Master it and you’ll master yourself.

Progress From Shadows Into Light

Writing is a craft many people struggle with. For those of us who enjoy writing, myself included, this struggle isn’t as apparent. I have been writing for many years, have managed to build myself a small following of readers through this wonderful site. There are many gifted writers I have stumbled upon, whose work I read when…

Art is Passion

Doing what we love is the key to living a healthy, happy life. I’ve been writing more, these last few days, then I have in months. Since I got the ball rolling, I thought it best to add to the downward momentum and add in my painting. I haven’t done that in a long while,…

When Stars Fall

Writing As A Means Of Self-Expression There’s plenty of people who know me. They know who I am, they know what I do, they know why I have bouts of sudden ‘I can’t do this right now, go away,’ and they know that I can come off as cold or unfeeling when that isn’t my…

Cultural Quirks

When We Fall On Ice, It Leaves Us Laughing, Unhurt. What A Funny Quirk. All people are interesting, in their own way. Everyone is different. Every person is unique – their eye colors, their hair, their skin and the marks on it. It is all different, even if only in small ways that are hard…

When Writing Goes To A New Level

I’ve been a member of WordPress for nearly a year, I think. Or is it two? It’s hard to say, as my own memory isn’t as great as it could be. I spend a great deal of my time trying to pinpoint what, exactly, I want to do with myself. These last few months have…

Emotional Color Association

When we think of colors having meaning, people seem to focus largely on the positive aspects. Blue is calm and content and airy. Yellow is joy and bright. Green and brown are grounded and healthy and earthy. I can pinpoint what a lot of colors are when associated with positive emotions. When the table is…

Today’s Affirmation

We all live in a world where darker thoughts take precedence. The news is a show of horror, people are no longer filled with love and kindness for their neighbors or strangers, and the world itself has lost a vital connection – unity. I see so many people who are down and under. Girls and…