Creating mandalas is a way to delve deep into creativity.   That doesn’t mean there isn’t a sense of play and joy.

Playing with Watercolor Brush Markers 

Surrendering to the unknown and letting creativity flow is sometimes frightening.  At each gathering of  mandala circles at my studio, we surrender first through a guided meditation that invites us to become one with, and eases us into creative flow, surrendering to it.

Lotus Mandala – Linda Massie

The safety and embrace of the mandala circle lets us express our unique creativity within it.  We can surrender into that space.



My Mandala – “Love Life”
(preparing for Art & Soul Retreat -personal calligraphy)

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It’s been too long since I shared a blog post and have had time to make mandalas and other marks on paper.

A very busy garden planting season, a son’s wedding, website troubles with my blog and a couple of weeks of puppy sitting have kept me away from posting a blog and sharing creativity.

Fortunately all the gardens are now planted, the wedding was wonderful, my webmaster has hopefully fixed the blog problems and the puppy is home with my son and daughter-in-law.

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I had never been to New York’s Guggenheim Museum until last month when I saw the Hilma af Klint exhibit.

I couldn’t help but be amazed and take hundred of photos.



(Childhood -1 – Series of ten showing life force from childhood to old age)

Born in 1862, Hilma was a spiritual seeker who devoted her life to expressing the mystical realms through painting.  Having discovered Theosophy in my early 20s and Anthroposophy years later, Hilma’s paintings in some ways felt like a coming home.



(Childhood -2 – Series of ten showing life force from childhood to old age)

How does an artist paint, or express, the mysterious spiritual non-physical life forces that bring life and creation into physical form?



(Youth -3 – Series of ten showing life force from childhood to old age)

How does a young Swedish artist, the first woman admitted to the Royal Arts Academy in Stockholm in 1882, portray abstract spiritualist ideas when only portraits, landscapes and realism were considered art?

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Mandalas – Five Universal Shapes

(Spiral Symbolizes: Growth, Evolution)
Our lives are journeys in the cyclical process where we come to familiar places but with a different perspective. Each cycle is similar and familiar, but different. We see things in a new light and new insights as we journey through life.  


There are 5 universal shapes that are archetypes of energy and psyche that humankind shares across time and cultures. They are the circle, square, equal sided cross, triangle and spiral.

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I get chills when I see or play with watercolors that allow the flow of color and water to create beautiful unexpected patterns and movement. I especially get that surge of electricity when the watercolors are used in mandala making.

The first mandalas I ever created were watercolors that I titled “Fantasy Flower Mandalas”. The flowers were enclosed in an implied circle. The painted centers, centered my soul. They were large paintings that I painted flat on the floor.  The colors bleed into each other, birthing new mergings. I spent weeks in a meditative state as I painted thirteen of these paintings. The effect was so powerful I knew I had to share this way of deep creativity with others.  That is when I created my Morning Mandalas Workshops* over 10 years ago as a way for others to be embraced by the power of mandalas.

I’ve been playing with the flow of watercolor mandalas lately.  I am drawn into the colors and waters as they expand, merge and form new shapes. 

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How to deepen and embody personal prayers through journaling, color, calligraphy and paint has been my quest for months.

Knowing deep longings and truths is often revealed in creative personal journal writing. Discovering those truths and bringing them to the surface is the first step. Embodying and enlivening them through painted colors and words written in personal calligraphy and writing expressions, grounds and enlivens them.

These are prayer books created to hold individual prayers that begin with journal writing on one side. The essence of that writing reveals a longing that becomes visible and stronger through calligraphic words and colors on the other side.

Last fall I was asked to return and teach at Art & Soul Retreat – Personal and Liturgical Creative Expression, a five day artistic retreat near Asheville, N.C.  It takes place at Kanuga, an Episcopal retreat center, with 1400 acres of Blue Ridge Mountains, woods, lake, spirituality and serenity. 

The retreat’s theme this year, “The Art of Growing Our Souls”, gives a name to what always takes places both during the course and afterward.

Each time I am asked to return to teach at these retreats, my heart fills with joy. A knowing also that I will be lead to a deep path of my own learning as I prepare, initially scares me.  What will I teach and how can I ever bring it into being?  

I have to live and explore what will be shared before I teach.  I have lived what I share here and for me it has been a growing of my soul.

My hope is that all who partake in this very special retreat will experience the same. I am delighted that my dear friend Kelly Larson will bring her gifts to the teaching of this course. There are other courses also, all to deepen creativity in a spiritual way.

Here is a sharing on my journey so far.  Working with the power of color is the start.  Creating colors on beautiful papers that align with the inner colors of body and spirit is the beginning. Knowing the religious, spiritual, scientific and healing dimensions of colors, I choose a paper for that day’s journal page.

Writing is done in a quiet meditative space. The writing revels the seeds of something deep that wants expression. The essence of those seeds is then brought to light with easy personal style calligraphy and other ways of creating beautiful words. These words are expressed on the other side of the journal writing. These forms of writing, calligraphy and painting are both an art and a meditation.

The individual painted prayers are held in a “book” that is created from a large painted page that embraces the colors and shapes that speak to a depth inside.

This larger sheet of painted paper is stitched together with cover colors that again speak to the artist creating the book. The pages are folded together to hold these deeply personal prayers that can be taken out and referred to often.

The pages are held in place with a button, thick threads and beads.  The beauty and depth of what has been created has certainly allowed me to experience the art of growing my soul. 

I hope these books and prayers are an inspiration for you.



Instead of 2019 New Year’s resolutions, intentions or goals, this is the year of “becomings”.

“Becoming” is not a noun like goal, intention or resolution. It is a life force that gives birth to something new. It is motion and creation that is always growing. It is the active part of “to be”.  “Becoming” lives inside of us and calls to our highest self. “Becoming” is not static, but dynamic and full of life both within us and as part of all creation. “Becoming” is flow, change, growing to fulfillment. “Becoming” at its highest is bathed in fierce heart energy, the flow of life, conviction, light, truth and courage.

For 2019 my friend Kelly and I created “Becoming Bundles & Blessings”. These “becomings” and “blessings” are meant to help heal the brokenness of our world. They are seeds planted and growing right now to help bring forth nurturing and life affirming changes for our world, now and in the future. 

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Winter Solstice, when winter begins, is a time to honor both darkness and light. Winter is womb time, a quiet time of gathering energy within.

 My “Going Within” Mandala



 Christine Torlina “Spiral” Mandala



It is a time of gestation of dreams, hopes and becomings.  It is the in-breath needed for the co-creative out-breath expression of life. 

 Ann Brune “Dreams” Mandala
(Triangles signify dreams, goals, visions)

During our Mandala Circle we created Winter Solstice Mandalas a few days before this December’s solstice, full moon and Ursid meteor shower. All three take place within a few day’s span.


 My “Winter Solstice – Full Moon” Mandala

The winter solstice takes place on Friday Dec. 21stat 4:23 pm, Central Time (my time), marking the shortest daylight of the year. Winter officially begins and the growing light of daytime continues daily. This year’s last full moon, sometimes called the long night or cold moon, will shine fullest on Saturday Dec. 22nd.  Although the full moon will brighten the sky, the Ursid meteor shower will peak on Friday and Saturday. Look near the Big and Little Dippers in the night sky. 


 Ann Brune “Night Sky” Mandala

During our Mandala Circle we started with a guided meditation about this time of inner darkness and light. We used white and black paper, painting on iridescent colors and gold.


Nature was the inspiration for my mandala showing bare branched trees. In the winter their branches call to the heavens to receive the energy of the cosmos. The branches bring the love of heaven into a tree’s body and sending it deep into the earth through the roots .


Christine was inspired by a frosty early morning tree walk where the sun shone through the trees and illuminated the frost on the shimmering waves of the reflections on the lake.


Enjoy the quiet inner time of winter. There is beauty in going within and letting darkness replenish our souls.

The elegant simplicity of Anne’s golden mandala reflects the beauty of the Wendell Berry poem about darkness. 

 Ann Brune “Golden Dark” Mandala


To go in the dark with a light is to know the light.
To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight,
and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings,
and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings.

Wendell Berry

 Ann Brune “Evergreen Dreams”



The  Joy & Depth of Teaching – Art & Soul Retreat

Kelly – Leaves & Spiral – Origami Book Front before folding

Some of my  most joyful and deepest creativity has been teaching at the Art & Soul Retreat*at Kanuga in North Carolina. It is a feeling of stepping into a stream so strong and deep that it takes me to a place where my soul feels at home, really at home. This soul place is so deeply longed for.



Kelly – Leaves & Spiral – Opened Origami Book Back before folding



Kelly – Leaves & Spiral – Origami Book Cover – folded

When I prepare for each upcoming class, and teach the actual class, in this beautiful “thin” Blue Ridge Mountain place, I am opened deeply by that stream of spirit and creativity. It pushes me and honors me with the gift of being guided and guiding others to a sacred place within.

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As always the creativity that flows from my monthly Mandala Circles astound me.
Karen Martinez – Sun & Leaves Mandala





Here are the mandala creations from last month’s circle.

Christine Torlina – Earth Mirrors – Words & Mandala

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Teaching at the annual 5 day Art & Soul Retreat in North Carolina at Kanuga feeds my soul for the entire year. Our classroom cabin in the woods holds a deep and sacred space.


It has been over month since returning home, yet I still feel the depth and opening of creativity, heart and soul that comes about each time I am there.

My “Heart & Prayer” Art Inspired by Kanuga 2 days after coming home

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It’s been three weeks of settling into “normal” life after five days of deep creativity. At the Faith Art & Creative Expression conference (which will from now on be called Art & Soul Retreat – Personal and Liturgical Creative Expression) we created “spiritual journals” in the workshop I taught. The experience was deep, intense and joyful.* More about it in the next blogs.


Christine Torlina – Full Moon Mandala

Mandalas helped me settle back into home and garden life. A mandala circle at my home studio was held a few days after I got home. Sharing creativity with others each month feeds my soul, and I think also the souls of others who come.  Also I’ve been spending a lot of time in my own gardens. A smart phone app** turns my recent garden photos into mandalas which I love to look at and get lost in.





The mandala circle was the night of the August full moon.  It was inspiration for Christine and Karen.


Karen Martinez – Moon Mandala 1

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This is week 5 of a creativity adventure titled “A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day”


If you missed Week 1 – here is the link

If you missed Week 2 – here is the link

If you missed Week 3 – here is the link

If you missed Week 4 – here is the link


The month – 31+ days – before leaving for North Carolina to teach my 5 day course outside of Asheville has come to an end.




The month (31+ days) has been a creative counting of days. It has been a journey of posting a drawing, design or doodle on Instagram each day. The last week was a little challenging with getting ready, leaving and arriving in North Carolina. I had help from friends and family who shared their creativity and let me post the images here and on Instagram.

sunflower-bees-karen-martinez-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogClover & Bee Mandala by Karen Martinez

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A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day – Week 4



This is week 4 of a creativity adventure titled “A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day”

If you missed Week 1 – here is the link

If you missed Week 2 – here is the link

If you missed Week 3 – here is the link



It was a week of inspiration in New Mexico. In Santa Fe I found this beautiful symbol on a statue of Mary in the grounds of the Santa Fe Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis.



This symbol may have other  meanings, but it also the seed pattern for a three circuit labyrinth.



It is easy to create the labyrinth. By connecting the center cross to the 4 dots on the corners, a labyrinth is created.  The links can go either to the right, like this labyrinth above, or to the left. Either way the 3 circuits are created.

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A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day – Week 3

This is week 3 of a creativity adventure titled “A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day”

If you missed Week 1 – here is the link

If you missed Week 2 – here is the link


The week began with a mandala circle at my home studio. The sharing and checking in we did before the guided meditation and time for creativity brought up my bee hive in the nearby garden and a poem by Emily Dickinson titled To Make A Prairie.


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A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day – Week 2

This is week 2 of a creativity adventure titled “A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day”

If you missed Week 1 – here is the link

I thought it would be a week of drawing dread, instead it turned into a joy to wake up and find something that calls me to be seen, deeply seen. I was drawn into pieces of nature by the beauty and fragrance each held. And new art materials inspired me to doodle something that turned into a sea landscape with sun above.

Here are the drawings, designs or doddles from week 1, and some background info not shared on the daily postings of these images on Instagram – here’s the link for that .


It’s called Sweet Coneflower. It botanical name is Rudbeckia subtomentosa. I love it best when it starts to wither and send out its strongest sweet scent.

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A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day – Week 1*

This is the first day of a creativity adventure titled “A Drawing, Design or Doodle a Day”


I sometimes need creativity assignments to do what my heart really wants to do. I need permission to jump into a creative space. So this drawing assignment was what I dreaded and wanted.

Instead of dreading drawing, which I sometimes feel, I found myself looking forward to finding something in nature that called to me, that “drew” me to it.  Something I wanted to see more clearly and deeply.  Something that let me see into creation and let me record that encounter with a drawing.


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 A Month of a Drawing, Design or Doddle A day



I am getting very excited about going to Kanuga near Asheville, North Carolina in August to teach my course titled “Learning to See Creator in Creation”.  The five-day workshop is part of F.A.C.E – Faith, Art & Creative Expression. Held in the 1,400 acre Episcopal retreat center in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Kanuga has been described as a “thin” place there the veil between the finite and infinite is lessened.


We will create Art Journals, which I like to call Painted Prayers. We will  combine easily learned drawing, sketching, watercolors, poems, prayers and journal writing. The workshop is designed to open our eyes and hearts to create a connection and communion with pieces of nature and Creator.

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Audubon – Bird Beauty, Bird Help, Gift

Birds bring wings to our hearts with their song, movement and beauty.  The language of birds, which if understood by humans, has been told in ancient texts to reveal the wisdom of divinity.  Perhaps it is the divinity of their beauty that has inspired some of our most famous artists, especially John James Audubon.




The Audubon Society, whose purpose is bird conservation, was named after John James Audubon who in the 1800s painted 435 life-sized portraits of American birds along with paintings of mammals and other wildlife. He and his sons oversaw the meticulous engravings and lithographic prints created from his paintings.

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Homesick for Mark Making Creativity – Mandalas & Words


My work with plants and flowers is wonderful and crazy hectic in the spring.  My mantra these days is a quote from George Washington Carver: “When I touch a flower… I am touching infinity”.  I have this quote carved into the wood of my backyard pergola.

Quote by George Washington Carver about touching infinity inscribed into garden pergola designed by Linda Wiggen Kraft

“When I touch a flower… I am touching infinity” George Washington Carver

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Mandalas for Mother – Earth. Honoring our most important Mother – Earth.

Our last Mandala Circle was on Earth Day in April. I lead a guided meditation about the connection of our breath to the rotation of the earth.


breath-in-peace-mandala-linda-massie-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogEarth Mandala – Breath – by Linda Massie

In an ancient numerical system, the basic unit was the time of one breath, 4 seconds.  The unit is called prana. Six pranas equals 24 seconds.  Sixty prana equals 240 seconds, or 4 minutes. This is the time for the earth to move 1 degree on its axis.   Breath was experienced as connected to the movement of earth as it cycled through the day.

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Calm of Coloring Mandalas – Silence, Beauty, Fear

I finally made it to the Big Sur Hermitage. It was a roller coaster of peace, beauty and fear.



Coloring mandalas calmed me down.


I was scheduled for a 4 day retreat in February 2017 in Big Sur’s Benedictine Monastery, New Camaldoli. A week before an email informed me that mud slides had closed Highway 1. There was no way in or out by car.

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Sharing Creativity – Mandalas and More

mandalas-inspired-by-stone-christine-torlina-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogChristine Torlina mandalas -inspired by a beautiful stone

The inspirations were many: a meditation, a stone, the awakening of spring, the moon and a headache.Our shared time of creativity brought mandalas and other creative expressions to light during the last mandala circle at my studio. 



These first mandalas were inspired by a stone.

cristine-torlina-labarodite-mandala-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogChristine Torlina mandalas – inspired by her labradorite stone


christine-stone-labadorite blogChristine’s Labradorite Stone

We gathered in my studio. I lead a guided meditation and then we created in silence with soft music in the background.

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These are words I want to live by, need to live by, now.



These mandalas were made during my mandala circle a few days after the murder of 17 innocent school children.


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Happy Valentine’s Day



To all the sweet souls who inspire  me and share their creativity.


Enjoy & Create

Sharing Creativity With The Growing Light



We shared our creativity honoring the returning light and the time of open hearts.


heart-mandala-envelope-linda-massie-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogCentering Heart Mandala by Linda Massie

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As I prepare for teaching my August five-day art workshop in North Carolina at Kanuga*, I am spending time in the dance of drawing, revisiting the joy and terror of drawing.





Drawing is a dance that unites the essence of what is being drawn with the eyes, heart and hand of the person drawing. That dance takes place when a person sees, truly sees.





As the Little Price said,
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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Soul of a Nation – American Art in the Age of Black Power
From London to Arkansas and Brooklyn


I saw this very powerful art exhibit at the Tate Modern in London last September. The exhibit shows the art of the Black Power movement in the 1960s into the 1980s. The art was created by sixty artists. Most art was done by  African American artists, except for a few portraits of African Americans by famous artists Andy Warhol and Alice Neel.

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Today is January 1, 2018. The first full moon, on the first day. The energy of full moon light amplifies what will go forward into the New Year. It is a time of creating and planting seeds that will manifest. A time of envisioning and enlivening the world we create. A cartoon someone posted online says it best.




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Nourishing Mystery – Honoring the Dark – Welcoming the Light


mandala-lights-ann-brune-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogAnn Brune “Stars and Sea” mandala


The nourishing mystery, stillness and quiet of this time of year has been celebrated in our recent mandala circles.



mandala-heart-be-open-linda-massie-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogLinda Massie “Open Heart” mandala

The quiet of darkness, a time to go within, is essential to the creative expression of light.


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A most beautiful book, The Lost Words,  reclaims nature words removed from a children’s dictionary. Acorn was replaced with analog. In all there were almost 50 nature words gone, replaced with words mainly about technology. How sad for all of us when words go extinct for children, perhaps paving the way for future extinctions.


British writer Robert MacFarlane teamed up with illustrator Jackie Morris to create a book I now have on my coffee table and (spoiler alert) am giving as gifts. It’s a large finely printed book that is one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen.

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A Sacred Circle of Creativity workshop was a three-day journey into the mystery and manifestation of our own creative souls. It took place this last Oct. 12-14.



I am so thankful to the creative beings who joined me on this journey. We found inspiration and connection to mother earth in the nearby acres of Kennedy Woods Savanna held within the 1,300 acres of the urban park, Forest Park, only a couple of miles from my studio.


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A Sacred Circle of Creativity – Boxes of Darkness, Light & Balance


In my recent workshop, A Sacred Circle of Creativity, we explored the cycle of creativity from mystery (darkness) to manifestation (light) and the resulting space of balance (grey).

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Can We Speak in English Flowers – Old (1760s) and New (2017)
London to Missouri and Back





This poem by Nayyirah Waheed* pretty much says it all for me.




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A Sacred Circle of Creativity
From Mystery to Manifestation & Back Again
Mother Earth, Mandalas, Meditation & Words

Above is the title of my new three-day workshop that takes place Oct. 12- 14. The golden pebble journey, as I call it, always takes place when I create a workshop. Bits of synchronicities and teachers, human and otherwise, appear all of a sudden leading me to find new pieces of wisdom and experience to share with others.

heart-tree-mandala-linda-massie-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogHeart Tree Mandala – Linda Massie

As I prepare for my upcoming three-day workshop, golden pebbles have appeared that lead me down a path to more and more mystery and magic to share with others.

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Sharing Sweetgrass & Stones – Friendship & Books


Some of the deepest sharing of souls I’ve experienced takes place when a very special book group gets together. We call it the Crystal Book Group, named for a location but also for the clarity and power of our sharing.

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Total Eclipse – In Our Front Yards – Sun & Moon & Earth Mandalas

eclipse-mandala-FEATURE-4-together-karen-martinez-blog-creativity-for-the-soulEclipse Mandala – Sun & Moon Discs – Karen Martinez

A week ago I lead a guided meditation about the awe and amazement we will experience when the total solar eclipse passes over us, our lands and homes as we stand in the alignment of sun, moon and earth.  Light and dark will dance on the surfaces of our bodies and into the depths of our being.

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To Be or Not To Be – A Garden


I am working on a new practice, like the practice of yoga, meditation or prayer. It is the practice of becoming bilingual in the language of animacy.





I am starting with my gardens. They surround me daily.

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A sacred circle of creativity is a nurturing safe embracing place where a deep connection with our own personal truths and source is opened and expressed.

mandala-sharing-pinks-ann-brune-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogWatercolor Mandala Pinks & Purples – Ann Brune

A sacred circle of creativity can surround us as we create individually or with others.


mandala-sharing-blues-ann-brune-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogWatercolor Mandala Blues – Ann Brune

It is created with a centering of intention and opening to creative spirit. It surrounds us in a mandala of wholeness and centering.

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Today I finished planting my garden. It’s the last on the list of the many gardens I work in.


Last winter I put raised beds in a sunnier area in my back. They keep the rabbits out of the vegetable patch. My former vegetable garden is now mainly flowers, native and not, but all bee friendly for the two new honeybee hives.





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I recently saw an art exhibit called Crochet Coral Reef in Santa Cruz, California.


It honors women’s brilliance, handicrafts and love of Mother Earth. It is a unique collaboration weaving together math, science, handicraft, environmentalism and community art.





It was the discovery that a women’s handicraft could explain and create a physical form for a complex mathematical theory that started the journey of this exhibit.


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It was the weekend of Earth Day.  I held a mandala circle at my studio where a guided meditation connecting Mother Earth to our creative centers started the evening. We let the energy of this  connection  bring forth the mandalas we created.



earth-day-mandala-linda-massie-3-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogLinda Massie (inside page of 2 page book on black paper)

It was as if a seed of inspiration germinated deep in our creative centers and grew as the colors, shapes, images and words found form on the paper.

earth-day-mandalas-linda-massie-4-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogLinda Massie  (cover of 2 page book, an explosion of creative  iridescence)

We used paints made from different colored soils dug up from the earth. One was the red clay soil of North Carolina, one a brown from Missouri and one the deep black of Minnesota.  We also used watercolor paints that sparkled with the iridescence of mica powder, which is mined from the earth.

earth-day-mandalas-janet-2-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogJanet Gray – mandala with brown dirt paint and bright flower feathers

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Hummingbird Charm & Sweetness

It was a charm* of hummingbirds that called to my son and me as we heard the hum of wings. The spring flowers had just begun. Although the tulips and daffodils were lovely, the hedge full of humming wings most captured our attention and awe.



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Goodbye Father of Rock N Roll – Chuck Berry


“If you had to give Rock ‘n’ Roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry” – John Lennon

I live in University City, Missouri. The city that loved, and loves, Chuck Berry more than any other. Berry passed away last week at age 90.


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Flower Freeze

flower-freeze-nectarien-flower-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogTonight winter comes back with 20 degrees F.  Spring was here all winter and the flowers grew. Unfortunately many of the flowers won’t make it through the night.  Blossoms, leaves and newly grown foliage won’t survive the cold.



But I could pick many of the flowers and bring inside. So yesterday I picked as many as I could and put them in vases.



I was recently inspired by a quote:  “The earth seeks to be admired by you,” Gaston Bacheland, a French philosopher.



I am thankful I can closely admire these flowers in vases and wait for other new blossoms when spring finally arrives.

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“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”
Theodore Roethke



For those new to a month for mandalasplease open this link and read the beginning of  blog which explains it all. This is the last in the 4 part series LIGHT.


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The Light of Creativity

mandala-witch-hazel-christine-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogChristine Torlina -Wonderful Witch Hazel Mandala
The very fragrant and beautiful Witch Hazel was the inspiration

The way we bring our light into the world is through our creativity.

mandala-sunset-ann-brune-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogSunset Mandala by Ann Brune – inspired by the night sky. Painted will iridescent paint glazes.

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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of The Little Prince


Mandala Created by Girl Scouts from an Elementary School

The Light of Our Hearts. Our brightest light shines from our hearts. We feel love within and send outward from our hearts.

This Month for Mandalas is inspired by LIGHT. This week is inspired by the LIGHT within our hearts.

For those new to a month for mandalasplease open this link and read the beginning of  blog which explains it all.





Our hearts are more than our centers of feeling, they are also centers of intuition, intelligence and perception.

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“My love is like a red, red rose”
Robert Burns



A red rose is the symbol of eternal love. We give red roses on February’s Valentine’s Day to honor the lover that cupid’s arrow have chosen for us. The red rose and cupid are not the symbols of St. Valentine. They are the symbols of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love and divine beauty. Aphrodite, who later became the Roman Goddess Venus, tempted men and gods alike to her bed of roses. Here she made love to her many lovers. Cupids were at her command to travel to the world of humans and to pierce their hearts with blind love’s arrows. In ancient Greece Aphrodite’s power was summoned by envisioning oneself in her mirror of transformation, which was adorned with red, red roses.

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“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” Maya Angelou

mandala-blog-kaleidagram-witch-hazel-1-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogKaleidagram* Mandala of Witch Hazel

For those new to a month for mandalas – please open this link and read the beginning of  blog which explains it all.



There is light from within and light that shines upon us. Our light comes from deep within our soul, from the womb of our being. It is us, our essence, our truth, our guide and our strength.

mandala-blog-LIGHT-witch-hazel-1-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogWitch Hazel blooming at Missouri Botanical Garden 2-3-17

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“What you love is the cure” is an African proverb. How can my love for (fill in the blank) cure my life and the world? We find our highest truths when what we love is formed in the light of love. What we love is the vision that creates the foundation of the future. Bringing highest truths into the world is The Great Work of our time. It is how we stand up for our truths.


mandala-labyrinth-karen-martinez-truth-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogKaren Martinez Mandala – Words She Heard when Walking a Labyrinth

The future is uncertain and is up to us to create the cure. A calling comes to each of us from the future. It pushes us to reach deep inside to find the strength to bring our truths and what we love to the surface. It’s usually not easy giving birth to our truths in our actions, but we are urged on by poet Mary Oliver when she asks, “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

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Truth in Kinship – Family, Friends, Community, Creation, Creator.
Sharing Truth Tea. How I can go forward.


This is part 3 of a Month for Mandalas with the main theme “truth.”  The first blog asks, “What is a Month for Mandalas” and explains what it is, why truth is the theme and how to begin.

TRUTH IN KINSHIP.   We find truth from and in others – people, creation and Creator. Truth comes from a deep place of love. It is true truth if it is formed in love. There is love and there is fear. Truth is not truth if it comes from a place of fear.

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The Truth In Nature. This is part 2 of a Month for Mandalas with the main theme “truth.”  The first blog asks, “What is a Month for Mandalas” and explains what it is, why truth is the theme and how to begin.

There are ways to know and find our truths. Because we are nature, we can find our truths there. In our quest to know, feel and live truth, we can open up to deep truths in nature, inside ourselves.  We are one with nature. Nature is within us as part of our psyche, our body, our life.  Nature can guide us, speak to us, co-create with us.  As John Muir said, “The sun shines not on us but in us.”


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A Month For Mandalas is a time of creative inspiration and expression. A Month For Mandalas, does not mean creating one mandala a day for a month. It is an invitation to create whatever works best. That could be one-a-day or only one during the entire month. This is a month long creativity inspiration of Mandalas, Meditation & Journaling. The guiding word for this session is TRUTH. It is a month to delve deeply into our creativity, our creative spirits and let them guide us into the future.


The mandalas I created here were inspired by the prompt and meditation in this blog


Creativity is a way to bring us to our deepest self, our soul. Art heals is an expression often heard. It simply means expressing our true self, our truths. Art makes us whole, the root of the word heal. Mandalas are a form of art that begins with a sacred circle of wholeness that lets us make marks, write words and express who we really are. Everyone one can make marks and write words. Everyone can listen to words of a guided meditation that help us settle into our creative depths.


This four-week session has a new blog post once a week with creativity prompts, a guided meditation and shared mandalas. Many “Months for Mandalas” and “100 Days for Mandalas” sessions have been part of my blog posts. The explanation of how to start this session is in this post ( 100 Days for Mandalas Invitation). Please check it out  before starting. Please share your mandala creations if you would like them to appear on this blog. How to do that is at the end of this blog.


Truth? What is it? What are my truths? In our present world of post-truth “truths,” it is often hard to make sense of what is going on around us and inside of us. Where do we find our own deepest truths, how do we know them, how do we make them stronger and go forward with them? Let your creativity be your guide.



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There are many songs nature sings that we cannot hear. Each plant, insect, animal and all of creation has its own vibrations. These vibrations are songs, sung as part of the ongoing symphony of life. These songs are a web that surrounds and sustains our world.




Monarchs butterflies have their own song. I can’t hear the songs monarchs sing to the plant that it is married to, milkweed. I can’t hear the songs milkweed sings to the monarch, but the songs are there.  They are a duet of life that reaches from the far north of Canada to deep into Mexico and the Pacific coast as these beautiful butterflies migrate from north to south and back again.

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I am so fortunate to be in a book group that shares the breadth and depth of books, words and our souls’ truths.  Our last gathering of the year is a sharing of one poem each.  This year’s sharing speaks of poem-lack, truth, tree-speak, friendship, darkness & hope.



Kelly gifted us all a folded art page turned into book pages to keep our poems in.

Listen deeply. Let these words fill you with their beauty, strength, power and depth.


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The Winter Solstice takes place at 4:44 am my time, December 21st.. The longest darkness, the shortest light. A birthing of light that grows.

A time of quiet and going within.  Listening, deep listening. A time of planting prayers, intentions, wishes, and dreams that can grow in the womb of darkness to be brought to light at their time of birthing.

Here are some Solstice Mandalas created for this year’s days of welcomed darkness with returning light. A light that can guide us as we journey through time.






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The first “hard frost” was a few days ago. I picked the last flowers blooming in my garden a few hours before.  That “killing” frost came at least a month later than most years here in St. Louis. Some roses, black eyed susan, coneflower and monarch butterfly weed were still blooming.


Rose is a reminder of the garden of paradise, or earthly divinity. The celestial garden resides in our heart. Rose is the symbol of love. Perhaps roses stay in bloom longer than most flowers to remind us to carry love in our hearts especially in the cold of winter.


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I was totally delighted when I walked into my daughter-in-law’s kindergarten and first grade classroom recently.  There were beautiful mandalas hanging in the air.


The art teacher brought the beauty and power of circles to life in a unit on learning shapes. The children in several classrooms painted circle flower shapes that showed their amazing creativity.  It rings so true when Picasso said, “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”



I love the exuberant colors and strokes. The power of the circle shape shines through. Enjoy this gallery of mandala art.





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I recently created a set of pottery bowls inspired by the beauty of a glaze called M.D. Shino or Malcolm Davis Shino, and the legacy of the man Malcolm Davis who created his famous variation of Shino glaze. Clay and pottery transformed and healed the life of Davis after a time of great political turmoil in which he was intimately involved. A leader in the civil rights movement, peace movement and opposed to the Vietnam war, Reverend Davis an ordained minister. He discovered the healing power of clay in 1974. His journey from political activist and pastor to potter in a time of great political turmoil is relevant today.


In early 1960s Davis organized civil rights bus caravans, voter registration and sit ins in the South. He became an ordained minister for United Church of Christ and in 1967 chaplain for George Washington University.



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My heart is broken. A physical pain stabs in my chest. How to heal from the shock?  Our amazing country descended into votes for hate.



This morning I found some papers I made long ago and wrote  a prayer stating, “I cry for my children. I cry for the world. I cry, I cry, I cry. I cry for the earth, the lands, the air, the rivers. I cry for our future. I cry for love. I cry for humankind. Can I call it kind? I cry for a sound above the chants of hate. I apologize to earth for human hate. Please help me wash it away.”


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Once a month I hold a mandala circle at my home art studio.  The mandala makers who come to share in this sacred circle of creativity always bring their unique light of creativity into the world.

mandala-black-white-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogWhite Pen on Black Paper – Karen Martinez

We share a few moments of greeting, sometimes new instruction about art materials and technique. Then I lead a guided meditation where we settle into a space of quiet and creativity. At the end we share what we have created and our experiences being in that flow.  We always are amazed at the diverse creativity and the depth of soulful expression. Here are some of the mandalas and art created and shared in recent Mandala Circles.

mandala-butterflies-karen-martinez-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blog3D Butterflies Mandala – Karen Martinez

My guided meditation was about imaginal cells – cells inside a butterfly that bring about the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly.

mandala-birds-red-ball-linda-massie-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogBlack Bird & Red Ball Mandala – Linda Massie

Linda created this mandala about her trip back to St. Louis from North Carolina after she attended the course I taught – Creating Sacred Space in the Garden, Planting Prayers. One of the sacred spaces was created by Kelly Larson, who also taught the course. Kelly found a red ball in the woods and added it to her space. On Linda’s trip home a red ball rolled out onto the road.  At each state line black birds also appeared. Black birds were often part of Kelly’s art work.

mandala-red-turquise-spiral-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogSpiral in Red Mandala – Linda Massie

mandala-tree-earth-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogTree & Earth Mandala – Linda Massie

mandala-butterfly-spiral-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogButterfly Mandala – Sharon Tutko

Sharon Tutko created a butterfly mandala with words of inspiration and gratitude.

mandala-joy-sharon-blog-creativity-for-the-soulAltar Mandala – Sharon Tutko

mandala-divine-grace-blog-creativity-for-the-soulDivine Grace Mandala – Sharon Tutko

mandala-interlocking-circles-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogCircles Mandala – Martha Schermann

Martha Schermann used glaze watercolors to create these interlocking circles to create other shapes in both these mandalas.

mandala-interlocking-circles-2-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogCircles Mandala – Martha Schermann

mandala-white-stars-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogBlue Sky – Ann Brune

Ann Brune created this glistening circle on deckled edged watercolor paper.


Ann also created the textured swirl mandala.

mandala-yellow-dots-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogCenter Dots – Blue & Green – Ann Brune

Ann created these  blue green  expanding circles in her  often expressed colors. Notice the dots in Ann’s mandalas.

mandala-butterfly-wing-christine-torlinda-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogButterfly Wing Scales – Christine Torlina

Christine  Torlina’s inspiration was a close up photo of intricate butterfly wings scales.

I am so grateful for and inspired by the mandala creators who join me for mandala circles.  It is a sacred time and place. We  open to our deep creative spirits and express our unique visions, however simple or intricate they may be.

I love to post the creativity of these shared mandalas in hopes they will  inspire others to connect with their creative spirit and bring that spirit to light through images and words.




The joy of leading and teaching spiritual art workshops is mainly seeing the opening up and blossoming of each participant’s creative expression.  This was especially true in August in North Carolina at Kanuga during the Faith, Art & Creative Expression workshop that I taught with Kelly Larson. It was titled Creating Sacred Space In the Garden – Planting Prayers. We spent time outdoors finding a Sacred Space, but also inside creating.

planted-prayers-kanguga-cover-eckhart-linda-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogOrigami book by me (Linda) with Master Eckhart Poem

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It was some times hard to explain what the workshop was about. It was titled Creating Sacred Space In The Garden – Planting Prayers offered at Kanuga during the Faith, Art and Creative Expression conference in late August. We started with ways to know and experience nature as a participant in the evolving story of faith, art and our creative expression. We made simple art with painted images using different paints and dyes. We wrote words from the heart that were sometimes intentionally  illegible. Then we took some of these image and word prayers out into nature to “plant”  and send them out into the world. (See previous blog)  We also created prayer boxes to hold these treasures.


First we asked ourselves, what is prayer?  Poet Mary Oliver writes:
“I don’t know exactly what a prayer is.”
I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
into the grass, how to kneel in the grass,
how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,
which is what I have been doing all day.”

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Although it’s a few days past, I want to rename the Harvest Moon, the Persimmon Moon.

persimmon-mandala-4-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogThe glorious old native persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)  in my back yard showers us with ripe sweet fruit in September and October. The sweetness falls from the tree and must be picked up and eaten or frozen before the day is over.

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Creating Sacred Space in Garden – Planting Prayers was the title of the class I taught at Kanuga near Asheville, North Carolina, in late August. It was part of the Faith, Art and Creative Expressions – Liturgical Arts Conference held yearly in the 1400 acres woods in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sometimes described as a “thin” place, this Episcopal Retreat Center is a space where deep connection and community promotes and nurtures the weaving of faith, art and creativity.


kanuga-creating-sacred-space-finay-outside-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogOur classroom surrounded by trees
Art work hanging to dry

kanuga-creating-sacred-space-classroom-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogInside our classroom
More art work hanging to dry

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I love my garden and the beauty of flowers. I love growing flowers and bringing some inside to be near their beauty and energy.  These are some of the flowers from my garden from this year, in vases I love, many that I made out of clay.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I have.







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I love how mandalas inspire kids and adults. This blog shares mandalas from children as young as preschoolers to adults as young at heart as any child.  That is the beauty of mandalas, they help center us into that place of childlike wonder and inspiration.



Christine Torlina’s family came for a visit from California. The children created mandalas along with Christine. Here is their shared creativity.




These ducks, flowers and other shapes are held in the embrace of a mandala circle.

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I am getting ready to leave in a few weeks for North Carolina to teach my course “Creating Sacred Space in the Garden” at Kanuga, a spiritual retreat center outside of Asheville.


My goal for myself, my friend Kelly Larson who is helping me teach, and the class participants is to open our hearts in a deeper way to the songs of nature. To open our hearts to the love of creation and Creator.



I want us to hear not just the physical songs we here with our ears. But to hear the songs that only a quiet listening heart can hear.

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Is this a dream? A farmers market where 20,000 show up every Saturday morning. Where the goods are only locally grown and produced. No, it’s my hometown Madison, Wisconsin farmers market.


I was in Madison for a family reunion recently. I love the Farmers Market there. It stirs my heart to be where I was born and raised. I love farms and farmers. I spent many summers and weekends at my Grandparent’s dairy farm an hour’s drive away from our city home.

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Our mandala circle took place the night the world found out about the Orlando shootings.  The mandala art created was about finding a way to peace, healing and stopping the hate.

mandala-prayers-orlando-linda-massie-1-detail-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogLinda Massie created a powerful and beautiful mandala prayer book, with quotes, thoughts and deep images.




mandala-prayers-orlando-linda-massie-1-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogThis is the opened origami page that was folded and torn to created the book.

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These mandalas were created and inspired by a mandala circle of shared creativity and a meditation honoring silence.

mandala-linda-massie-yin-yang-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogYin Yang Mandala – by Linda Massie

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I miss making mandalas with art materials. Instead I created some “driveway mandalas”.  It is busy springtime when my life and driveway are filled with flowers and  plants. It’s hard to find time to do much else besides live in the moments of making sure these lovelies get planted in their new homes.


I did find some time to create a few mandalas of the flowers on my driveway with my son’s smartphone app – Kaleidagram.  These are my “driveway mandalas”.  I love the details that show up on these mandalas that are often not seen with the “naked” eye.

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My wish and joy  is that this online space be an embrace of mandala community and sharing.  I have no idea how wide and far this web of Creativity For The Soul spreads. I love to share mandalas created in workshops, circles and sent to me from near and far.

mandala-workshop-4-16-mariln-2-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogMandala by Marilyn Kearns Davis

 The awe, admiration and inspiration felt when we pull ourselves out of the flow of creativity and share what we created at the end of mandala circles, workshops and working alone is a perfect ending to a time of letting our deep creative soul come to life.

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I wrote and illustrated this book – Ginda Mouse – in my early twenties.


ginda-mouse-cover-LIGHTER-copyright-linda-wiggen-kraft-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogGinda Mouse and Her Friends at  Blueberry Farm
Written & Illustrated by Linda Wiggen Kraft

It has been tucked away for a long time. Recently I took it out, got out my old typewriter, added my married name to the cover and pasted on new page numbers where needed. The paper is faded from age, the original typewritten words are faint and the story reminds me of a sweet time in my life.

For easier reading, I copied the words below each illustration.

ginda-mouse-1-LIGHTER-copyright-linda-wiggen-kraft-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogGinda Mouse lived in the city or country, wherever her heart felt best.
She now lived in the city but today she longed for the country.

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For decades I’ve wanted to travel to Esalen, take a workshop and immerse myself in this unique Big Sur land of delights, dreams and depth. The delights are the land, waters, air, light and their gifts. The dreams are the calling from dreamtime at night, and the depth is exploring into the mystery and connection of soul and nature. A perfect combination.

esalen-garden-goddess-feature-blog-creativity-for-the-soul copyGarden Goddess dances in garden overlooking the ocean

DELIGHTS – The delights are in the waters; the ocean, a river that dances from mountain canyon through forest to merge with the Pacific, and hot springs mineral water that fills warm pools with healing water.


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“There is a calling from soil that brings gardener’s hands into the dirt to grow a garden. There is a calling from clay that brings potter’s and clay artist’s hands into the dirt to transform it into objects that become part of daily life. I can’t resist both callings, so when my hands aren’t digging in garden soil, they are in the clay studio playing and creating with clay …”



The words above are from my most recent article in The Healthy Planet. It is about my love of gardens and creating with clay.  The entire article can be read here. I will be sharing garden advice and these latest clay creations at The Healthy Planet Expo on Sunday March 20th in Webster Groves.

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Soon I’m leaving for a to a place I’ve wanted to go for decades – Esalen in Big Sur, California. There I want to settle into a deeper place in the center of my heart and the center of our earth’s heart. I want to receive this blessing and give it to others, especially during my upcoming workshop in North Carolina.


Books helped me on my way to this journey. While reading one author’s words, I knew I had to gain more of her wisdom. A quick search lead me to Esalen. A powerful dream, weeks before now made sense. And mandala art and journaling became part of the already taking place journey as I prepare to leave home.

Here are some of the books that inspire me for this adventure.



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Spring is almost here. That time of earth’s rebirth.  There are a few flowers blooming in St. Louis now. Lenten rose, crocus, winter aconite and snow drops have opened. Their small flowers are such a joy to see, but their small size sometimes isn’t enough. I need a bigger flower fix.


flower-mandalas-cherry-blossoms-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogThat’s when I go to the wholesale flower district to walk into the coolers full of flowers in all directions. The flowers are in tight bundles.  Like babies wrapped in blankets, these are bundles of joy.  Their flower energy opens my heart and fills it with joy.  I stand there as long as I can without looking too strange as I fill up with the flower’s beauty.  Then I take photos with my IPhone to carry the images with me.

flower-mandala-cherry-blossoms-circle-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogI create mandalas with the photos through the App Kaleidagram (part of Blink Tap LLC) * to enjoy the flowers again and feel the energy of mandalas.   Here is what I immersed myself in recently.

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Lark’s sweet southern voice called me in late 2014, asking if I would teach a five day workshop in August 2015 at the F.A.C.E (faith, art & creative expression) conference at Kanuga, a spiritual retreat center outside of Asheville, North Carolina.

kanuga-lake-deck-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogKanuga lakeside gathering place for outdoor services


kanuga-lake-boat-house-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogKanuga Lake boathouse

I was flattered and excited. Little did I know it would be a life-changing journey to my own and other’s deep creative heARTs by combining creativity with connection to others, the land and Creator.

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Mandalas and meditation were shared during my last mandala circle at my home studio. The circle of sharing also goes out into the world and comes back via the internet. Here are some shared mandalas created from near and far.


mandala-coloring-spiral-karen-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogAt the last mandala circle, I lead a guided meditation with the theme “the quiet and mystery of winter, turning within”. Karen Martinez created this mandala above inspired by the meditation.



mandala-coloring-stamp-karen-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogKaren also created a collage of winter with stamped and punched out images on black paper. She added her own inspirations and words of wisdom in white.

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In the winter I have to visit the flowers from my garden through photographs. Seeing them lets me fall in love with my garden all over again. Not that I don’t love my winter garden, it has its own beauty that speaks more quietly without flowers. But it is flowers that make my heart instantly sing.


flower-vase-violet-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogThe violets grow mostly in the lawn.  I love their sweet faces in spring. There is a bit of wildness in my garden where things grow with abandon. Fortunately there are so many flowers, I can cut  them for vases without leaving holes in the design.


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I want the new year to be an inspiration to remember what calls to me from the depths of my soul.  Reminders help me listen to what feels right on the deepest level, what brings joy and what stirs to action.



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My books group, which is really a friendship circle of the deepest kind, shares poems every December.  The poems are put together as works of art, which we give each other as gifts.


This year the five of us each chose one poem to share. Instead of creating our poem collections beforehand we decided to make poem books on the night of sharing. We gathered together to share a meal and friendship,  and to do an art project. We each created an origami book from one large sheet of paper and put the poems inside. We used sumi  and acrylic inks for the colors.  Each large sheet of paper, folded into a book was created with different strokes and colors. Here is mine, with the cover above.

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In this time of increasing light, let your inner light shine brightly.  A Month for Mandalas, session two, which ended weeks ago, was about connection to nature’s elements.  Part of the session is actual connection and merging of mandalas with the elements. This is the last connection to the elements – fire.


I built a mandala to honor the light of fire.  I used a large brass tray to begin.



I added a large metal singing bowl in the center.

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A Month for Mandalas, session two, which ended weeks ago, was about connection to nature’s elements.  Part of the session is actual connection and merging of mandalas with the elements. Here are the mandalas honoring and becoming one with air and earth.

mandala-4-elements-christine-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogChristine Torlina’s Mandala honoring all four elements.

These mandalas below in this blog post were created to become one with air and earth. The papers are rice paper.  The inks were sumi and made from walnuts. Bees wax crayon and fabric dye give more color.

AIR – a prayer flag that blows in the wind.

mandala-connection-flag-pergola-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogConnection of the four elements to air. Prayer flag on backyard pergola.

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A Month for Mandalas, session two, which ended a few weeks ago, was about connection to nature’s elements.  Part of the session is actual connection and merging of mandalas with the elements. Here are the mandalas honoring and becoming one with water.

mandala-connection-water-christine-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogChristine Torlina Water Mandala

These mandalas were created to become one with a body of water. The papers are rice paper and 100% recycled cotton paper.  The paints and ink are made of beets, tumeric, spirulina and walnuts. Bees wax crayon give more color.

mandala-water-linda-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogMy water mandala

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The beauty of roses in late fall have their own power.  For me they are a healing balm and light.

rose-garden-purple-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogJust to see these flowers brings a joy and soothing energy, which I need.  A flu like illness has kept me in bed most of the week.  It is the looking at these rose photos that brings a healing light. A light much needed in these darkening days.

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A Month for Mandalas – Loving Water

mandala-beach-glass-ann-brune-1Beach Glass Mandala by Ann Brune

This is the fourth week of A Month for Mandalas – Session Two. It is the last week of the inspirations of the four elements. The planting of mandalas, mindfulness and prayers will be shared soon in upcoming blogs.

The main them of this session of Month for Mandalas is Planting Mandalas, Mindfullness & Prayers – Connection to Creativity & Nature.  An overview of the entire session is from the first week’s blog.

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Loving Fire – A Month For Mandalas

mandala-coloring-book-arrows-watercolor-blog-creativity-for-the-soul-blogMandala Watercolor – From Mandalas Every Day Coloring Book

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