One of my favorite stories…

Every year around Christmas, I read a collection of Christmas stories from a sci-fi author, Connie Willis. I love these stories, especially the first one. Every time I read this story, and especially the following passage, it makes me think about what it is we really want. My gift to you at the end of this year is this excerpt, as well as a great wish for you to believe you’re worthy of what you want and to ask for your heart’s desire. “When I was eight,” [Fred] said thoughtfully, “I asked for a computer for Christmas. Home computers were new then and they were pretty expensive, and I wasn’t sure I’d get it. I was a lot like Natalie Wood in Miracle on 34th Street. I didn’t believe in Santa Claus, and I didn’t believe in miracles, but I really wanted it.” “Did you get the computer?” “No. Christmas
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Coloring In Style

Are you ready to play, expand your creativity, and find some peace in your day?  Let me introduce you to Coloring in Style!           You know how popular coloring books are these days.  Heck, you can’t walk into any store and NOT see coloring books.  I bet Home Depot even has coloring books! Yeah, it’s a thing, a trend. Maybe it will last.  Maybe it won’t.  I think coloring books aren’t just a flash-in-the-pan, though.  They’re so popular and ever-present because there is an increasing need for peace, meditation, beauty, creativity, and self-expression. I’m proud to announce that I’m one of the artists in the collaborative new coloring book, Coloring in Style.  What makes this coloring book different from others is that because there are 10 different artists, you can really expand your creativity and playfulness.  While Coloring in Style is a collaboration between 10 artists, only
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What are the moments that are just waiting for you to notice?

I’m so excited to announce that I have finally published Find Your Moments, a collection of stunning photographs, each capturing the beauty of life that is all around us, some in surprising flashes. Each photo is accompanied by its special story as well as a Find Your Moments Tool to help you find meaning – in anything – every day. This book – and this movement – was inspired one day by a trip to Burnside Bridge, the famous “monument” at the Antietam Battlefield.  As I was taking pictures on a beautiful fall day in October, I was struck by the beauty of the crunchy leaves on the wooden bridge, along with the flowing water of Antietam Creek and the trees in the background.   It was a moment I wanted to capture – not just in my camera but in my soul.  There was beauty, quiet, peace, and the
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