creating today oct 07 2016

I adore simple pleasures. They are the last refuge of the complex.
- Oscar Wilde

 - watercolor by marie dudek brown

- watercolor by marie dudek brown

creating clarity and directness with grace and ease...

letting go into naturalness; which simple pleasures will be appreciated newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today oct 02 2016

It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating attentiveness, insights and kindness...

letting go into noticing another's greatness; how will I newly listen today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today sep 30 2016

I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating brightness, enthusiasm and optimism...

letting go into expressiveness; will my heart sing today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today sep 29 2016

Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
- Samuel Johnson

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating well-being, delight and openness...

letting go into satisfaction; what will be chosen for no reason today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today sep 28 2016

Love is a promise that lasts forever.
- unknown

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating commitment, generosity and cherishing...

letting go into opportunities to love freely; how will moments be treasured today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today sep 16 2016

Embrace fear, insecurity and uncertainty as the doorways of opportunity that they are.
- Jenny Blake

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating courage, sanctuary and confidence...

letting go into stepping outside the box; is there willingness to create a life I love today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today sep 03 2016

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating relatability, connections and empathy...

letting go into harmony; will kindred spirits be nurtured today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today aug 19 2016

Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
- Leonardo da Vinci

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating mindfulness, resolve and necessary action...

letting go into creative expression; how will the heart, mind, body and spirit align today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today aug 12 2016

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating acknowledge, accept and share unabashedly...

letting go into vulnerability; how will my heart open newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today aug 03 2016

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
- Henry Miller

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating expand, stretch and sprout...

letting go into thriving; where will my bliss be discovered newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today aug 02 2016

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
- Eric Hoffer

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating recognition, responsiveness and clear expression... 

letting go into gratitude; what and whom will be noticed newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 29 2016

And when she wanted to see the face of God, she didn't look up and away; she looked into the eyes of the person sitting next to her.
- Glennon Doyle Melton

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating respect, reverence and community...

letting go into being at peace; which perspectives will be chosen for no reason today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 14 2016

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
- Colette

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating abundance, nurturing and love...

letting go into awareness; how will gratitude be fully expressed today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 13 2016

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
- Bertrand Russell

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating learning, sharing and new openings...

letting go into evolving; am I willing to release expectations and accept what comes today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 07 2016

The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
- Nadia Boulanger

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating distinction, zest and empowerment...

letting go into cherishing; where will my heart lead me today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 06 2016

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating honor, loyalty and high regard...

letting go into cherishing; what will be looked at with fresh eyes today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jul 01 2016

Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating grace, kindness and integrity...

letting go into listening from the heart; what will be understood newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 30 2016

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.
- Garrison Keillor

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating gratitude, abundance and acknowledgment...

letting go into forgiveness; what will be accessible like never before today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 28 2016

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
- Frank A. Clark

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating insight, commitment and outreach...

letting go into being bold; where and how will I share love freely today?

peace, love and joy...