Dreama Tolle Perry » Artist and Writer

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Quietly, I have been working away for this past year on a dream.
Making preparations for a very special guest.
You– On December 26th you get to come have a look–info is going out via email to followers 🙂

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  • Bryonna - December 20, 2016 - 11:03 am

    So lovely, Dreama. Thanks so much for creating and sharing all this beauty. Wishing you the loveliest December, and a prosperous magical 2017. ♥ReplyCancel

  • Patricia - December 20, 2016 - 11:00 am

    Dreama, I can never decide which is more beautiful – your paintings or your writing! It’s obvious They both come from your heart and that is what makes them so exquisitely touching. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Jane Mercer - December 20, 2016 - 9:34 am

    Your talent lies not only in your brush, but also in your words. You are blessed with talent and sharing it with others is a gift.ReplyCancel

  • Marcia Burr - December 20, 2016 - 8:23 am

    Oh Dreama, that is so lovely! Thank you for caring and sharing. You bring the sunshine wherever you go and whatever you do. And may all those gentle good wishes flow right back to you in abundance!ReplyCancel

Creative inspiration arises out those times when we take time to fill our well instead of drinking from it.

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  • Deborah - December 14, 2016 - 1:28 pm

    my joy comes from many things daily. Family, friends, walks in nature, relishing reading The Word (Bible), and kindnesses given and received . . . and encouragement given and received. That includes encouragement received from your online painting class. My heart overflows with JOY.ReplyCancel

  • Jackie Czanik - December 13, 2016 - 7:28 pm

    My beautiful grandchildren bring me joy. They are all so individually special. I am blessed to watch them grow and enjoy them so closely.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Somerville - December 13, 2016 - 6:44 pm

    Holding a newborn baby while gently rocking in a rocking chair.ReplyCancel

  • Courtney - December 13, 2016 - 3:16 pm

    While not great, I’ve been surprised how much joy I receive when making painting efforts!
    ….and any time I spend with, talk to, or see pictures of me grandchildren in Tucson! 😉ReplyCancel

  • Jan koss - December 13, 2016 - 12:14 pm

    Joy comes to me when I see God in all life that he has created, all life that surrounds me, human, animal and natures life.in the love of my family, in creating and in beautiful, wonderful oolor.ReplyCancel

  • Diane Lenamon - December 13, 2016 - 11:10 am

    Joy is waking up each morning and thanking God.ReplyCancel

  • Diane Lenamon - December 13, 2016 - 11:08 am

    Joy is waking up each morning and thanking God for another Day.ReplyCancel

  • Judy D - December 13, 2016 - 10:58 am

    Having a roof over my head is my current joy.ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Salyer - December 13, 2016 - 9:33 am

    Catching a fish! Being in the forest, hearing the water gurgling in the creek, smelling the earthy goodness of the earth and having a trout take your bait ! It is exhilarating and peaceful and I am always filled with gratitude for this harvest from the wild.ReplyCancel

  • Karen Kircher - December 13, 2016 - 8:48 am

    Joy for me is helping others in our senior community, and assisting in doggie rescues…all make me happy !! And others , too. !!ReplyCancel

  • Christine Allison - December 13, 2016 - 7:48 am

    At 62 I have found complete joy and I’m constantly amazed. For over 30 years I served a church as the director of music, until one day the pastor decides I’m no longer needed…because I was a lesbian. (I had been with one person for 28 years and it fell apart.) Try and find a job, quickly, at the age of 55…ha! So after about 3 months I decided to start my own community chorus. There was a work called “Sing for the Cure” that I had wanted to do for about 10 years but never had time because of my job. (I had a very busy full time church job, directing 7 ensembles.) so I started spreading the word that I wanted between 100-200 singers to sing for breast cancer. To make this shorter…we performed with 105 singers and a volunteer 52 piece orchestra 5 months later after rehearsing all summer. My dream came to then because 80 of the 105 wanted to continue. Speed ahead 7 years and I direct a chorus of 80 voices year round called A Chorus for a Cause…where every concert we do is for a different cause. It is amazing and I love what I’m doing! As a side note, I started an auditioned handbell choir in 2011 and what a fun, hard working group it is. So out of darkness came beauty. I still make music but I feel like I’m doing more good now than I ever did in the church job and I have no doubt that God is responsible for what I’m doing today. (On a side note…I’m now married to a wonderful woman.)ReplyCancel

  • Traycee Williams - December 13, 2016 - 7:14 am

    Joy, for me, comes in so many places, but mostly in my quiet places; my cat’s purr, the chirp of the birds or the flight of my bees. When I learned how to sit still, I learned this new language that nature had to offer.ReplyCancel

  • Dorothy Pullo - December 13, 2016 - 7:12 am

    LovelyReplyCancel

Stop waiting for external validation.
Be the first to love what you do.

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  • Betty Long - December 14, 2016 - 9:33 pm

    I feel joy when I’m with family and /or friends. I especially feel joyful when I am painting with friends. Watercolour is my medium.ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - December 8, 2016 - 10:03 pm

    Joy to me is when I open my eyes in the morning; so many possibilities… Receiving love and kindness is great but I love giving love and spreading kindness.ReplyCancel

  • Flynn Gentry-Taylor - December 8, 2016 - 10:34 am

    Affirmations such as your posts which I keep handy to review and remind me of the joy all around us, if only we look up.ReplyCancel

  • Elda Loredo - December 7, 2016 - 1:34 pm

    I love: sharing stories about my children when they were kids, sharing my love of reading with the children I tutor, sharing my knowledge of grammar and writing with my students, praying, going to Mass and telling God about the good in my life.

    Suggested reading for Dreama and her followers — those who love flowers:

    The Flower Arrangement by Ella GriffinReplyCancel

  • Suzanne McCurdy - December 7, 2016 - 8:55 am

    This very minute, I am sipping fresh-brewed coffee with my dearest friend of 44 years. It is quiet beyond description because the world is still asleep. I have found that the little moments bring great joy.ReplyCancel

  • Chris - December 7, 2016 - 12:00 am

    The joy of God and everything that He has provided for us, down to the most minute pleasure and need. I am humbled and in awe when I stop to look at all that surrounds me.ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Laliberte - December 6, 2016 - 10:30 pm

    Being present in the moment whether with my family, art, or faith time is what brings me JOY! <3ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn Taylor - December 6, 2016 - 6:16 pm

    Painting and teaching art with my first grade students brings me joy! Also, painting with friends brings me JOY! ?ReplyCancel

  • Susan Warwas - December 6, 2016 - 6:07 pm

    Thanks, Dreama. Love your work!!!ReplyCancel

  • Gail Fee - December 6, 2016 - 3:24 pm

    My greatest joy is the bliss I feel when I am with my 3 1/2 year old granddaughter.ReplyCancel

  • LeAnn Kalita - December 6, 2016 - 12:28 pm

    What brings me joy? Watching others react to their moments of joy.ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Zacher - December 6, 2016 - 12:03 pm

    Totally gorgeous art that I would love to learn about to free my gifts. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Ginny Scavuzzo - December 6, 2016 - 12:00 pm

    I know that I am in good company here….like so many of you my joy comes from my grandchildren and children, my painting, and from nature.ReplyCancel

  • Katherine Hall - December 6, 2016 - 10:41 am

    Finishing a work of art gives me such pleasure and a feeling of accomplishment as I cannot get elsewhere.ReplyCancel

  • Gail - December 6, 2016 - 10:07 am

    I love the way you paint .You paint so lose . It is so beautiful !ReplyCancel

  • Katrina Johnston - December 6, 2016 - 9:53 am

    Thanks for always being so uplifting.ReplyCancel

  • Elena Kulevska - December 6, 2016 - 9:51 am

    Every new day I experience , the potential and possibilytes it brings gives me joy. The dance of the sunlight on the wall in the morning , the smell of the freshly cut grass in the summer or the soaring fly of the dragonflys also brings me joy, My family all cozy in the living room waching a movie together, brings me joy too. Joy is everywhere we jus have to let it in .ReplyCancel

  • June - December 6, 2016 - 9:10 am

    My four cats bring me joy…painting brings me joy…and your paintings, specifically, as well as your thoughts and words in your blogs and on Facebook, bring me joy, lighten my heart and spirit, and make me smile from the inside.ReplyCancel

  • Holly Rose - December 6, 2016 - 9:10 am

    Almost always my cats bring me joy!ReplyCancel

  • Laury - December 6, 2016 - 8:49 am

    moments of joy of this morning—-your creativity & inspiration, tailwags and love from my furry muse Lucy, the snowflakes twinkling in the tree on this gray day, my fuzzy robe, slippers and hot coffee to sip while reading your post! big hugs & smiles headed your way…..ReplyCancel

  • Andrea H - December 6, 2016 - 8:22 am

    Some days joy is found in all the little things like the birds coming to my window feeder.ReplyCancel

  • Sherry Stringfellow - December 6, 2016 - 8:17 am

    Joy is having my family together for fun, food, fellowship, and laughter!ReplyCancel

  • Soni..(sunny) - December 6, 2016 - 7:59 am

    Joy is family! Listening to my grandkids play…family gatherings. And the peace and joy of creating at my studio table.ReplyCancel

  • Ellen Williams - December 6, 2016 - 7:45 am

    What brings me joy – so many things! A walk in the woods, friendship, music, my family, poetry and art.ReplyCancel

  • Dianne Tant - December 6, 2016 - 7:29 am

    Painting and 12 grandchildren bring me JOYReplyCancel