keys and library cards

all things return in good time

sometimes babies ‘disappear’ things. so it was with a particular set of keys. they vanished for a very long time. we assumed they’d show up, but after months, it seemed they never would. then something weird happened. they showed up! matthew had to dig his hands down in between the …

renegotiating “creative blocks”

perceiving the deeper currents of our creativity

*( i wrote this for the authorartists in my HEART OF IT/creating children’s books that matter course. it’s still a little ROUGH, but i wanted to share) Often we think of creative flow as this fantastic high of great productivity and inspiration pouring out of our being. This can seem …

The First Rule: Everyone is an Artist

Claiming Face blog series with Maya Gonzalez - Part 4

I have many layers to speak about Claiming Face. There are multiple, deep, esoteric levels I can go to related to the expansion of consciousness and taking responsibility for reality, etc…but truly the most primary and fundamental is the practicality of taking it into the classroom. It’s ultimately all about …

Afraid of the Flow

Learning to live life the way I make art

Learning to live life the way I make art Nearly all of us have been divorced from the full strength of our creative flow since the freewheeling freedom of childhood. And honestly, I know many of us didn’t have the kinds of childhoods that encompass a whole lotta freewheeling. So …

What keeps you up late?

An invitation to Mira Reisberg’s Hero’s Art Journey with Maya Gonzalez

An invitation to Mira Reisberg’s Hero’s Art Journey with Maya Gonzalez Part of what makes life awesome, are those things you just HAVE to do. Those things that keep you up late, working in the garage or in your studio or at your kitchen table or wherever it is you’ve …

The Art of Our Lives

Reclaim the Creative, Change the World. 4 Ways to Reclaim your Creative Power Right Now.

“Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought.” – Einstein Reclaiming and exercising our creative mind is essential to our survival as humans and is key to creating long lasting change in our lives and in our world. We are born creative …