Contemplative Practice, Whimsical Watercolors

A Watercolor Meditation for When You Feel Afraid: Whimsical Watercolors

I have been feeling afraid. Maybe you have, too. With all that is going on with the pandemic, politics, and civil unrest, it is easy to be afraid. When I am afraid, it is easy to forget what I know about Love. Here is what I know: 1. There is a lot of darkness in… Continue reading A Watercolor Meditation for When You Feel Afraid: Whimsical Watercolors

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Embracing Our Age: A Whimsical Watercolor and Peaceful Thought

If you have been following my blog lately, you probably know that I have been letting my hair go silver. I am really excited about it, but I would be less than honest if I didn't said that sometimes the changes that aging brings make me anxious and sometime scare me a little bit, too.… Continue reading Embracing Our Age: A Whimsical Watercolor and Peaceful Thought

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An Earth Day Post, One Day Late: Whimsical Watercolors

The older I get, the more I fall in love with the Earth and with how amazing she is. I don't do as good a job of caring for her as she does for me, and doing better in this area is one of my consistent goals. I do try consistently to appreciate all the… Continue reading An Earth Day Post, One Day Late: Whimsical Watercolors

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Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

For the last week, I have been painting a series of peaceful thoughts. They are mainly about you and me and our worth as human beings. I really believe each of these ideas below, and I post them here for you, hopefully to inspire, encourage, and comfort you, if you are having a hard time.… Continue reading Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

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Social Media Slugs: A Whimsical Watercolor

There has been a recent challenge going around on social media.  Dolly Parton started it, so it is called the Dolly Parton challenge. Here's the picture that started it all: She wrote, "Get you a woman who can do it all". So pretty soon people started following suit and posting four different pictures of themselves… Continue reading Social Media Slugs: A Whimsical Watercolor

Blog Comics, Politics and Love, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

Mr. Lumpkins: Genius Extraordinaire–Mr. Lumpkins Lets You in on a Secret

Hello, I am Mr. Lumpkins—Genius extraordinaire. I am special. The Greatest, some say. Only truly special people understand me, and if you are reading this, I know you must be one of those special people. So I am going to let you in on a little secret: I have a plan. One day I will… Continue reading Mr. Lumpkins: Genius Extraordinaire–Mr. Lumpkins Lets You in on a Secret

Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

Slugs for Democracy: A Whimsical Watercolor

Our democracy (in the U.S.) is going through a bit of a rough patch right now. It's not surprising. Democracy is  hard sometimes. But I have hope for democracy, and here is why. Anytime anyone practices the following virtues, they strengthen democracy: Kindness: Use your words to strengthen people's spirits, not crush them. Compassion: Recognize… Continue reading Slugs for Democracy: A Whimsical Watercolor