Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Rediscovering My Love of Oil Painting


Post by Sharon 

Life got in the way of oil painting, a hobby I've done since I was in college. My mother taught oil painting and I watched her students paint, but I never asked for her help. She had a tendency to take over the brush and "fix" things and I wanted my work to be my own. So I hid the talent from her. A lot of things got in the way of picking up the brush again, but every time I managed to, I found myself. I never felt more "me" than when I was painting. I channel from some divine place that knows how to paint intuitively. I step back, study what I did and go "did I do that?" The wellspring is the soul and it is a magical place to allow to drive your energy.

Tubing Down the Salt River

Post by Julie   One of our Arizona traditions is to go tubing down the Salt River. You usually go with several friends and family and...