Creating a Life of Joy and Purpose: Vision Board Workshop with Sonya Julie

A recent interview with Sonya Julie  on the Weam Namou show shares information about making change in our lives, goals, and dreams and how we can bring it into fruition. Namou indicated that “Visualization is one of the most powerful mind exercises you can do. ” Sonya invites people to think about what they’d want to do if they had no limits when she conducts her Vision … Continue reading Creating a Life of Joy and Purpose: Vision Board Workshop with Sonya Julie

What Do You Wish To Create?

The holidays have passed and everyone is getting back into normal routines. For many this means getting back to a normal work schedule and resuming more typical, and sometimes mundane, activities. Every day we have a choice regarding how we live our lives. Society has told us what is expected of us and what the ramifications are if we don’t follow suit. Do you spend … Continue reading What Do You Wish To Create?

Jewelry from Sonya Julie Creative Now Available on Etsy

I’m excited to announce that you can now find my jewelry online through Etsy! I have been making jewelry for decades and have sold locally through consignment. Now I’m taking it to the next level to allow my creations to become more widely available. I make gemstone bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. I will also be adding pieces from my metal smith shop which includes handmade copper … Continue reading Jewelry from Sonya Julie Creative Now Available on Etsy

Life in Watercolor

This post was written in May 2016 I have had the opportunity to take another beginner’s Watercolor Painting class. The picture I created was inspired by the Sleeping Bear Dunes which are along the coast of Lake Michigan along the western side of the state of Michigan. The shades of blue in the water and sky along with the rocky coast covered in rich green … Continue reading Life in Watercolor

The 9th Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference – Michigan’s Best One Day Conference

The 9th Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference is Saturday, October 8, 2016. Early Bird Registration is going on NOW (until Sept. 12). Presentations for Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Business of Writing topics. How to Build Your Writing Career Speaking Skills for Writers Online Writing Resources Non-Fiction Book Proposal Getting and Using Book Reviews Magazine Editor’s Panel Writing Credible Law Enforcement Characters Blending Fact and Fiction in your … Continue reading The 9th Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference – Michigan’s Best One Day Conference

The Return to My Creative Self

I have decided that I need to be much more creative. That I need to return to that joyous feeling of creating without expectation. I want to play with clay, paint, and beads. I want to dance, sing, play instruments, write poems, and share my story through art. I loved artistic projects as a little girl. I was never concerned with doing something the right … Continue reading The Return to My Creative Self

Persistence

You may have noticed I have had a flower theme lately. It’s such a lovely time of year with colorful blossoms everywhere. Flowers remind me of the things that we can count on in life. The beautiful things that return time after time. Just like God’s love. They remind me that there is always something positive and beautiful there to be seen if only we … Continue reading Persistence