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Signing the Creativity Contract

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       For me signing the Creativity Contract is most important part of “The Artist’s Way” or “Walking in This World” journey. While yes I am agreeing to use the tools, readings, tasks, and check-ins more importantly I am making a promise to myself to take excellent self care of myself. That I get proper amount of sleep, wholesome nourishing food, and gentle companionship are vital for my creative recovery journey.
I decorated my Creativity Contract and placed it near my computer desk where I can prominently see it. I like the colors because they’re so vibrant and alive. I selected this particular image because of several reasons. It reminded me of the story of Footprints in the Sand. The direction of the foot prints also makes me think of Creator walking towards me or that I am walking closer to myself get to know myself better.
Have you signed your creativity contract? Have you decorated your creative contract and made it your own? Have you hung up your creativity contract where you can see it and remind yourself of your commitment to yourself?

Buffy

Walking in this World journey begins Monday March 19, 2012

Starting Mon March 19, 2012 we will be going through

Artist’s Way 2:”Walking In This World” by Julia Cameron.

Check Ins are weekly each Mondays

JOIN TODAY at The Artist’s Way Circle on Facebook!!

http://www.facebook.com/groups/theartistswaycircle

Everyone will need to get their own copy of “Walking In This World” by Julia Cameron. Monday March 19 we begin week one together as a group. Then on the following Monday March 26 we as a group do the check in at the end of the chapter by posting check ins at the group site. We go week by week doing each week’s check in on Mondays. Throughout the week members can post questions, insights, and things to share.

Look forward to seeing you there,

Buffy

How I begin this Artist’s Way journey

Greetings fellow travelers,

I want to personally thank everybody who participated in the process for developing and selecting the theme for this Artist’s Way journey. That includes all those who offered suggestions, brainstormed, created artwork, reviewed, and voted for the selection. Great job The Artist’s Way Circle of Yahoo!, Facebook, and Wurlwind. The votes are all in and Congratulations to The Artist’s Way Circle on Facebook for creating and submitting the winning Artist’s Way journey theme:

Efflorescence: Blooming from the Ashes.

Special thanks goes out to The Artist’s Way Circle on Facebook Co-Moderator Kim Whelan Gonzalez for doing the pencil drawing and coloring the sketch for this year’s theme.

Suggestions to implement the theme

1. Add to signature on email
2. Talk to members in and outside of the circle about the topic of rebirth
3. Study the symbols of phoenix and rebirth
4. Look for art, articles, websites, books, movies, videos, songs, poetry prayers on the topic.
5. Create art, articles, websites, books, movies, videos, songs, poetry prayers on the topic.
6. Pray on the theme.
7. Meditate on the theme.
8. Color the pencil drawing of the logo.
9. Ask yourself what does rebirth mean to you?

So we shall carry the theme forward for the next 12 weeks.
Love,
Buffy

NEW 12 week Artist’s Way journey Begins Monday June 28, 2010!!!

Greetings fellow travelers,

I am just a simple artist seeking others to walk the Artist’s Way with me online in one or more of my online Artist’s Way Circles which are FREE. We’re starting a NEW 12 week Artist’s Way journey starting June 28, 2010. This will be my 11th Artist’s Way journey and I have been walking the Artist’s Way for 14 years. I am currently working on editing and rewriting my novel “Two Step” which is a story of a Native American woman finding herself, her higher power, and true love. I am also writing a publishing plan to publish “Two Step.” Everyone is welcome on this journey, but I am especially looking for other novelists and writers to walk with me so I can connect with as I work on my book.
I wanted to share with you that I started The Artist’s Way Circle.  I started this circle 10 years ago from a wheelchair in a lot of pain suffering mental health symptoms due to a breakdown that caused me to have to drop out of art college. I craved connection to other artists so I dreamnt of an online artist’s way circle. So, I reached out to those traveling the artist’s way through my computer then was born The Artist’s Way Circle.

Thanks in advance,
Buffy

NEW 12 week Artist’s Way journey Begins Monday June 28, 2010!!!

FREE ARTIST’S WAY CIRCLES I CREATED:

The Artist’s Way Circle Yahoo!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_Artists_Way_Circle

The Artist’s Way Circle Facebook
http://tinyurl.com/3a8jq6s

The Artist’s Way Circle Wurlwind

http://wurlwind.ning.com/group/artistswaycircle

June 28, 2010 – 12 week Artist’s Way Journey begins

July 5, 2010 – Week 1 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Safety
July 12,2010 – Week 2 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Identity
July 19,2010 – Week 3 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Power
July 26,2010 – Week 4 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Integrity
Aug. 2, 2010 – Week 5 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Possibility
Aug. 9, 2010 – Week 6 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Abundance
Aug. 16,2010 – Week 7 Check In _ Recovering a Sense of Connection
Aug. 23,2010 – Week 8 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Strength
Aug. 30,2010 – Week 9 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Compassion
Sept 6,2010 – Week 10 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Self – Protection
Sept 13,2010 – Week 11 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Autonomy
Sept 20,2010 – Week 12 Check In – Recovering a Sense of Faith

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