Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse And I know now that all the time I was trying to get out of the dust, the fact is, what I am, I am because of the dust. And what I am is good enough. Even for me.   Find Out of the Dust

Song Bird

Brandi Hofer The repetition of the female portrait was to represent women as a whole, women coming into themselves, a reflection of life and self-discovery: this is what I wanted the portraits to portray. So it was a repetition of an image but each represented a different moment in time. That is why I refer …

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An Interesting Woman

Stef Thompson     I am an interesting woman because I am a woman of story. I have been created from stories; the stories told to me by others and the stories I tell myself.       Sometimes I am told the story of how I am brave and independent, living a life of …

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Jonny Lang I’ve gotta take the time to say, that I’m Thankful, thankful For every single breath that I take I’ve gotta be thankful, thankful More from Jonny Lang Youtube Post by AfrikiSun

Walkers with the Dawn

Langston Hughes Being walkers with the dawn and morning, Walkers with the sun and morning, We are not afraid of night, Nor days of gloom, Nor darkness– Being walkers with the sun and morning. More about Langston Hughes

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

Winds of Change

Leanne Venier I strive to tap into the natural creative energy that is shared by and connects all living things and transfer this onto the canvas; my work is intended to be as subtly nourishing and enriching to my viewers as it is to me. — Leanne Venier Leanne Venier previously worked as an engineer …

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No Fear Here

Wheelchair Dancer     I’d like to paint my life in brush strokes large and strong.  In colours loud and fierce.  So that wherever I go, all of me goes.  A life without fear.       I‘ve been thinking about what you have to give up to get wherever you are.  Yes, I’ve been …

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The Kinks Thank you for the days Those endless days, those sacred days you gave me I’m thinking of the days I won’t forget a single day, believe me   More by The Kinks Youtube Post by 13thfloorhendrix

Healing Quote of the Day

Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You …

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