Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Healing Quote of the Day

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore.  Dream.  Discover. – Mark Twain


John Lennon and Playing for Change More posts by Playing For Change Foundation


Emily Ruth In my early teenage years whenever I was bored (and attempting to avoid homework), I’d sit at my family’s communal computer and wait for the animated screensaver we had installed to pop up. Sometimes I would let a good half hour slip away watching a shipwrecked, disheveled cartoon man fighting to survive on …

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The Secret of Saying Thanks

Douglas Wood Illustrations by Greg Shed The heart that gives thanks is a happy one, for we cannot feel thankful and unhappy at the same time. Find The Secret of Saying Thanks at Goodreads.

Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) discovered books and began drawing during his childhood when he was forced to stay indoors due to poor health.  He once shared, “A little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters – sometimes very hastily – …

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The Patience of Ordinary Things

Pat Schneider It is a kind of love, is it not? How the cup holds the tea, How the chair stands sturdy and foursquare, How the floor receives the bottoms of shoes Or toes. How soles of feet know Where they’re supposed to be. I’ve been thinking about the patience Of ordinary things, how clothes …

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Till it Shines

Bob Seger Like an echo down a canyon Never coming back as clear Lately I just judge the distance Not the words I hear I’ve been too long on these islands I’ve been far too long alone I’ve been too long without summer In this winter home Still if we can make the effort If …

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Artist Darla Rewers

    My art keeps me balanced and practiced in transforming concept and intention into the material.  It is my daily practice of manifesting that which I hold to be true and beautiful: love and healing.   Growing up in Indianapolis, Darla Rewers always knew she was an artist.  She also knew that she wanted …

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The Little Prince

 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “People where you live,” the little prince said, “grow five thousand roses in one garden… yet they don’t find what they’re looking for…” “They don’t find it,” I answered. “And yet what they’re looking for could be found in a single rose, or a little water…” “Of course,” I answered. And the …

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Crocheted Playground

Toshiko Horiuchi-MacAdam As an artist I had been exhibiting my work in museums and galleries.  At the same time, I was searching: what do I value in life? Who am I? Why do I create these works? Why do I pour so much energy into my work? Throughout this time I created a few works of …

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