Category Archives: Beautiful Things

Beauty for beauty’s sake

OFFICE ORG: document storage & filing

Here’s one way that I began filing some of our paper crap a couple of years ago. Document boxes like the Bigso Oskar from Amazon.

I have 5 of them now. They represent categories of paper filing which I need to stash things regularly.

The first four boxes relate to taxes, and at the end of year will all go into the year’s tax file in the filing cabinet.  One big fat file annually. But, in the current year, I keep these things as separate categories, one box per category: Continue reading

Wendy McNaughton, where are you?

Or where have I been?  Ms. McNaughton has so many visual treats! I could look for hours.  THIS makes me want to Soul Journal.

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http://wendymacnaughton.blogspot.com/2012/02/februrary-19-2012.htm

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BEAUTIFUL: Being an artist in many ways. Soul Journaling

IMG_20151113_120233128I found the illustrator Robin Brickman through a book called A Log’s Life, in which the illustrations are simply incredible and awe-inspiring.  But, I Am an Artist speaks directly to the Soul Journalist. Here is a sampling, just in case you cannot check out this book from your local library. Continue reading

Books for watercolor painting and Soul Journaling

These are picture books to inspire your Soul Journaling.  Yes, you can start soul journaling now!

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Ish or Creatrilogy by Peter H. Reynolds. Ish is a little story about drawing and getting past needing the drawing to look realistic or perfect. You may find that you are willing to draw things “ish” instead of perfect.

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Soul Journaling 101

Friends, this is how you, yes you, can get started in Soul Journaling.  I sent a set of the materials to my mom, who I know will use them. Dear Mom, this post is for you.  Everything I learned about Soul Journaling started with Linda Bergh.  If you happen to be in Minneapolis, take a class with Linda Bergh!

You do not need to have any artistic skills.

It’s in a private journal.  Noone else has to see this. Continue reading