I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be nourished these days.

According to Mirriam-Webster, to nourish means to promote the growth of and/or to furnish or sustain with nutriment FEED.

I haven’t always been the greatest about nourishing my whole self well.

Mostly because I didn’t know myself well.

I mean, it’s hard to help something thrive when you have no idea what it needs, right?

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These Days…

It’s been a while since I’ve written here.

My last post was near the end of June. My Dad passed away the afternoon of August 11th.

Dad’s heart, that’d given so much to so many in his lifetime, stopped.

Thankfully, his love didn’t.

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When what I make isn't pretty and doesn't make sense

I often share with people who ask me about art journaling and how I use it, it's okay to make things that aren't "pretty".

I share about layering, painting over pages, showing up to the page with no judgement, and letting go of perfection. I practice all of those things in my own journaling process and wouldn't share them if I didn't believe them.

Lately, I’ve been struggling with that, though.

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