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Category Archives: Inspiration

What do we really want?

Not the ‘auto-pilot’ version of life,
but what are those things, people, places, doings
that make us feel vibrantly ALIVE?

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  • Jan - October 29, 2017 - 9:58 pm

    Joy—Collaborating with other creative individuals!ReplyCancel

  • Christine Miller - October 29, 2017 - 12:50 pm

    Oh, that I could win a copy of the Wisdom of Sundays 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Jimmie Bowman-Wrest - October 28, 2017 - 10:44 pm

    Reading on the patio, and listening to WWII music, while my MaiTai (my cat)naps under the table.ReplyCancel

  • Katherine - October 28, 2017 - 10:35 pm

    What makes me feel vibrantly alive is singing praises to our Lord in church (and at home!)

    I’ve been wanting Oprah’s new book!

    KatherineReplyCancel

  • Cheryl Hughes - October 28, 2017 - 8:32 pm

    I love what you share! I’m not a painter, I work in fabric, I ‘dream’ of capturing a touch of the beauty you create in my own way! In other words, you inspire me greatly!!! Thank you!!!ReplyCancel

  • carol edan - October 28, 2017 - 11:23 am

    When I get in the creative “zone” that is when I feel alive! Thanks, Dreama.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Somerville - October 28, 2017 - 9:19 am

    Each day when I turn on the faucet and clean water washes over me…sweet joy!ReplyCancel

  • Verana - October 28, 2017 - 9:11 am

    My granddaughter!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Busey - October 28, 2017 - 8:00 am

    Thank you Dreama for just being you ! In this time of awfulness in our country you give me joy. Nature and painting is what I hang on to. BarbaraReplyCancel

  • flynn gentry-taylor - October 28, 2017 - 7:24 am

    Joy comes from being present..ReplyCancel

  • Sue Williams - October 28, 2017 - 7:04 am

    What brings me JOY? Always when I’m in nature, enjoying the freedom of seeing so much beauty and feeling humbled by the fact that I am a mere mortal, totally in awe of the various shapes, colours and aura of the magical scenery at that moment.
    I look forward to the day when I can join you in Europe, on a painting expedition with a group of other artists.
    Thanks for your lovely newsletters Dreama.

    I hope to be lucky in receiving Oprah’s latest book ‘The Wisdom of Sundays’, Cheers, xxReplyCancel

  • Patt - October 28, 2017 - 6:52 am

    Thank you DreamaReplyCancel

  • Sylvina - October 28, 2017 - 6:37 am

    dreama thank-you 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Brooks Carol - October 28, 2017 - 6:32 am

    Sounds amazing! I love italy ♥️ReplyCancel

Probably the best gifts
in life
Come to us

Unbidden

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  • Barbara Somerville - October 25, 2017 - 9:29 am

    Lovely way to gather thoughts and creativity!ReplyCancel

  • Becky Cook - October 24, 2017 - 7:42 pm

    I ordered one of Lisa’s journals as a gift and would love to win one for myself.ReplyCancel

  • Phyllis Elliott - October 24, 2017 - 12:59 pm

    I believe I should put to paper my thoughts, ambitions, it validates who I am!ReplyCancel

  • Antionette du Bruyn - October 24, 2017 - 11:33 am

    My gifts are my grandchildren… as I have three sons, the two granddaughters are the light of my life…. the grandsons too… but holding my first grandchild… a little girl called Isabella… in my arms… magic! Love all five to bits!ReplyCancel

  • Pat Haynes - October 24, 2017 - 11:14 am

    Would like to get started journaling. This looks like just what I need!!ReplyCancel

  • Nina Davis - October 24, 2017 - 8:47 am

    A beautiful way to collect my thoughts and appreciate both the gifts and struggles in my life! ❤️ReplyCancel

  • Nanci - October 22, 2017 - 5:56 pm

    Love these journals and would love to win one. So important to count your blessings, one by one and be grateful. x oReplyCancel

  • Barbara Busey - October 22, 2017 - 9:32 am

    Love everything about what you share…so sincerely generousReplyCancel

  • Deb Houts - October 22, 2017 - 5:49 am

    Thanks for this lovely opportunity! I haven’t tried journaling yet but think it’s time to explore.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa Ann Zuker - October 21, 2017 - 10:32 pm

    I would love to win one of Lisa’s journals. So inspiring! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Debi Vought - October 21, 2017 - 3:00 pm

    What lovely journals! True inspiration! Thanks so very much for the opportunity to win one of these.ReplyCancel

  • Diane baglier - October 21, 2017 - 11:36 am

    I would love to have one of these journals! I need to do something to create every day……. i’m always doodling on the back of envelopes and scrap paper!ReplyCancel

  • Diana Wood - October 21, 2017 - 10:37 am

    Love you DreamaReplyCancel

  • Gail Herrmann - October 21, 2017 - 9:06 am

    The journals are fun and inspiring!ReplyCancel

  • Susan rogers - October 21, 2017 - 7:57 am

    Art as in life, from cover to cover. When the musing stops, time for another journal.ReplyCancel

  • Laurel Ariss - October 21, 2017 - 7:34 am

    These journals look wonderful!Great way to keep inspiration handy!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Clayburn - October 21, 2017 - 7:31 am

    I really need to learn this journaling thing with art!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia Schuyler Leavesley - October 21, 2017 - 7:13 am

    Thanks for giving me the opportunity to win these lovely journals.ReplyCancel

Inspiration will not wait while you cross every ‘t’ and dot every ‘i’ of your life

you’re gonna need to let some stuff go
 in order to be in service to the BIG IDEA.

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  • Adele Bower - October 7, 2017 - 10:48 am

    Dreama, I’m learning that my inspiration comes when I’m actually DOING my art. Then I tell myself not to let household chores or other activities distract me from this wonderful opportunity.ReplyCancel

  • Faye - October 7, 2017 - 7:23 am

    Love this painting! So relaxing!ReplyCancel

The thing about immersion is it can only mean one thing.  You are actually in the present moment!  You aren’t multi-tasking, your mind isn’t racing ahead to where you need to be next and you are not handling yesterday’s conversations in your mind.

You are front and center for YOUR LIFE.
Which is where, curiously enough, all the magic happens 😉

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  • Darlene - September 30, 2017 - 2:24 pm

    Today I was immersed in cooking and baking with apples from our orchard – chunky applesauce and apple pie dusted with cinnamon and sugar. I would post a picture, if I could. Still waiting for the pie to cool so we can eat it. Although I’m not able to join you in Italy at this time, I always enjoy your posts. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Ashley - September 30, 2017 - 9:09 am

    Hi Dreama, while I have always wanted to take one of your journeys, alas it just isn’t in the cards for me right now yet I always follow your adventures. I immerse myself in my pottery classes right here at home. Strictly a novice, I find myself transported for 3-5 hours one day a week at my classes. And every time I look at one of my pieces, I am filled with wonder that I created that as it reminds me of how tranquil I felt when making it.
    Thank you for all your posts.ReplyCancel

  • Antionette - September 30, 2017 - 8:40 am

    Hi Dreama,
    Entering this course is certainly one of the best treats I ever gave myself!
    Cooking and photography are some of the things I love doing, and spending time outdoors taking pictures of flowers is when I immerse myself, forgetting about everything…. just focusing on the beauty of creation, the purity of nature.
    Kind regards, looking forward to the rest of your talks!
    AntionetteReplyCancel

  • Katherine Dozzo - September 30, 2017 - 6:15 am

    Dreama,
    I have taken the time to paint every day while here in Frisanco, Italy. You might say I have been totally immersed in my work. I have compared previous paintings I’ve done while visiting this village to what I am accomplishing now. It is an 80% turn around!!!! Thanks to you and your wonderful teachings on just being happy with yourself and letting the real you immerse!!! Not allowing fear in your life and being confident with each stroke you produce. I never thought I would become an artist with any skill, but now I am finding each painting I do, so much fun and exciting with my own kind of flare.
    I will be enrolling in your new course from Italy. Can’t wait. Keep up the great paintings and work. You are the best ever!!!
    Love you,
    Katherine DozzoReplyCancel