Author Archives: marie

Search for Meaning

I learn more by searching for the answer than from someone telling me the answer. I keep searching for meaning…in my own life. Look within.

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An Unlikely Roommate

The other day I noticed something pressed against the base of a credenza in my dining room. Taking a close look I saw it was a lizard. Not a small dark green one, a 12 inch yellow lizard with black stripes, very snake-like. Now what?! I tried to gently nudge it in hopes of getting […]

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It Never Ends

I get a new supply of love, hope, grace, joy, encouragement and gratitude every morning. It never ends.

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Begin It Now, Again

I make peace with my past every day. Yesterday is past. All of my experiences have brought me here and now.

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Find Your Chocolate

What I know is the more I do, the more time I have and the more I get done. My keyboard (piano) has sat dormant for days that turned into weeks that turned into months that turned into years. One day I said I want to play again, or shall I say “learn” as I […]

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LIGHT

Light is the most beautiful thing that exists. Let your light shine.

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Painting Red, White and Blue Dogs…

…for the Memorial Day Holiday. Zelda (R.I.P.) and Anya (Beautiful)!

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Community…Doing What We Can

What I know for sure is when a door closes, another one opens. It’s easier if we work together. About a month ago a neighbor was about to enter the freeway near the University of Southern California. She saw something on the ground and thought it was a small cat or possum. She got closer […]

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Worry

When I worry I remind myself I’m using my imagination to create something I don’t want. I try not to worry and someday will say “I don’t worry.”

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Interesting Places

When I draw and paint my work is never finished. I stop in interesting places. Your work is like that too.

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