I’ve been an artist my whole life, a writer, off and on, for thirty years. I majored in both Art and English in college and after some time painting, I’ve finally answered the call to write a book.
I’ve written two books, neither published. The first one was a memoir written after my second divorce. I think I needed to make sense of how I’d ended up broke, alone, and afraid. It was a platform to justify my actions. The second book was a fictionalized account of the first written and was just as self-indulgent and defensive as the first.
I’ve journaled and began two blogs since then, mainly about art and fear. At the time I was doing a lot of work on how our minds rule our actions. I’ve been on a journey of growing and expanding for a long time now, and as a result, I’ve tapped into understanding so much more about what constitutes happiness, love, and joy. Through writing about the fear I’d have painting, I also came to know how to paint without it.
Now, I’m in the midst of another book. I’m so excited about this one. This time I have a loftier purpose than either of other books. To quote Doreen Virtue, “If this is going to Be, it’s up to We”. The “We” is my intuitive guidance, also known as God, Universe, Higher Self, or the Divine.
Since joining forces with the Universe (or whatever you want to call it) I’ve had so many serendipitous events and situations come to me. There’s no doubt in my mind the Universe has my back on this one.
In this new memoir I’m using my past experiences how my reactions to disappointments and hurts set up barricades to keep myself safe. In doing so, I also limited the level of happiness I could achieve in this lifetime.
In the memoir I’ll be relating how, by finally risking, I began a journey in uncovering all the buried judgments, beliefs and thoughts barring me from my power and unlimitedness. It is my deepest desire to share my stories in order to help others to find the courage and commitment to face themselves so they can emerge as the extraordinary beings they are. Those who are surrounded with love, peace, joy, fun, play and happiness have been through this journey.
Who would you be if you if you had all the money you needed at your disposal and the guts to let go of everything that you don’t want to have to do? How would you be in this world without all the should’s and have to’s?
That’s my story. I’ll be sharing excerpts from the book on this blog. I invite you to join me as I post. I’d really appreciate feedback, so feel free to let me know what you think.