Spew: Posts from February 2, 2008

Spew: Posts from February 2, 2008: “Firestone scores PONCHO SUZY STUMP: PONCHO IN THE FACE >>> She might be originally from red carpet row in Los Angeles, but now Tacoma resident Robbi Firestone has scored a major honor for her art work. She has been selected to be the featured artist for the 2008 PONCHO red carpet gala auction April …

The Spirit Capture Newsletter

Honoring the Divine by invoking the ‘Beauty I See in You.’ Happy (almost) spring to friends & new friends! Welcome to the Spirit Capture Newsletter, my format for sharing current events, client perspectives and announcements.  Thank you for celebrating with me the power of the human spirit, and the joy of empowering others through our own creative pursuits. Feel free …

Meeting Dr. Deepak Choprah and Nobel Peace Prize Microlender, Dr. Muhammad Yunus

This week I had the pleasure of meeting two great Visionaries in person, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Scientist/Spiritualist and Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner for creating Grameen Bank. Best known as the ‘Banker to the Poor’ he changes the world through Microlending. 80% of Bangladesh’s poverty stricken have now borrowed money from Grameen Bank, fully changing the face of …

On Overwhelm

What am I meditating for? My life is hectic now. If I act as I profess, I wouldn’t even say these words. and true prayer, meditation, reflection, contemplation, (whatever your way) alleviates that. But here I go again with another day of overwhelm. Three portraits on my easel being finished simultaneously. I’ve returned to 3 quarters of full time school …

The Politician’s Hand

I’ve had cause for much of my adult life to be in the presence of celebrities and politicians. This evening after a lovely dinner out among new friends, smiles and goodbye hugs were exchanged. My friends joyfully extended themselves, savoring our time together, thinking on fun times to come. The evening celebrated the opening of a meaningful, non-profit arts institution. …

Killing in Excess; Override Your Crocodile Brain

It is hard for me to leave Africa. Africa is home to my humanity. I feel it in my bones. Being on Safari reminds me how so many of us live in our reptilian brain. As the crocodile who kills. There is no thought. No emotion. No judgment or right and wrong. It’s just what he does. It’s his life. …