Give Up Figuring Out How to Be the Artist You Want to Be

Give Up Figuring Out How to Be the Artist You Want to Be

General, Inspiration, Main Blog, On Writing
Give Up Figuring Out How to Be the Artist You Want to Be You want to express more of yourself as a creative artist, but how? Not knowing the answer may actually be the best thing for you. It invites the question, the exploration, the wonder. If you are a creative artist perhaps you’ve been trying to figure this out for yourself and find that you wind up back where you are. Give it up! The problem isn’t that you haven’t come up with an answer. The problem is that you actually think that YOU have to be the one to come up with the answer. Asking for What You Want Let’s try this instead. Ask this question and don’t try to figure out the answer. How can I express…
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August is Here Already! What Magic Awaits?

August is Here Already! What Magic Awaits?

General, Main Blog, Poetry, Videos
I have had a magical summer of manifestation through allowing and as I move into August and kids return to school I ask myself what else is possible? I want to ask you the same thing. What else is possible for you and how do you open up to the magic in your life? Be sure to read my recent post on Star Steps Coaching as well - Don't Be Afraid of the Magic Within. CREATIVE NEWS AND UPDATES FOR AUGUST: Do you like magic? Adventure? Action-packed books? Out of the Woods is now available in paperback as well as in ebook. If you have KindleUnlimited you can read it for free. However, because you actually read this far in my newsletter, I would like to give this book to…
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A Year!

A Year!

General, Main Blog
Last year this time, my first novella, Crossed: The Karma Crusades, made its debut on Wattpad as a featured story. I've updated the cover and am still proud of that accomplishment. You can still read it there or get it in paperback or ebook on Amazon.com.  
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Creating and the Sacral Chakra

Creating and the Sacral Chakra

General, Inspiration, Main Blog, On Writing
Creating and the Sacral Chakra (from manuscript I am currently working on) As you might imagine, there is the potential for many seeds to be planted in this area and this area is fertile ground for manifesting our creativity and inspiration. It is a place where our ideas and beliefs can take hold and grow. This is true whether those ideas, beliefs, and inspirations are helpful or not. Nothing can grow unless a seed is first placed in the soil and it begins to take root. Your seeds take root when they are given energy and nourishment. We naturally have a desire to create and see our ideas become reality. What grows must first be planted, and what might be fertile ground for one thing may not be fertile ground…
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Three Tips for Getting the Heart Flow Going – For Creative Artists

Three Tips for Getting the Heart Flow Going – For Creative Artists

General, Inspiration, On Writing, Uncategorized
Staring at a blank screen or canvas or even a mirror that reflects you standing there is common to all of us creative artists. The key to overcoming the 'blanks' (just made that up) is not to think it through but feel and do. Here are five easy things you can do right now to get that flow from your heart going. Tip One - Get Moving When I'm in a creative slump it helps to get my body physically moving. I will exercise either by hitting the gym or if it's nice outside, taking a walk along the nature trail. I take my phone along because quite often when I'm at the gym or on the trail, inspiration strikes and I need to be able to capture it! I…
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Enter for Chance to Win Heaven is Now FREE

General, Heaven is Now
NOW THROUGH MAY 31 While you're there - add it to your list of books to read! I'll be reading from this book and my upcoming poetry book Resist Persist on Saturday, April 29th at the Book House in Mableton. If you're in Atlanta, come by for the reading and signing. Address: 480 Veterans Memorial Highway, Mableton, GA 30126 Goodreads Book Giveaway Heaven Is Now by Bernette Sherman Giveaway ends May 31, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway
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Too Pretty?

General, Inspiration
I share this as a reminder about how things can be for a woman trying to work. For me, it started at 15. And I will go back and say I have a working spirit. If I could work, I did. I did odd jobs, sold candy, delivered newspapers, and other things until I was 15 and old enough for a work permit. And yes, I wanted to work. I went to a nearby family restaurant in Waterworks Mall in Pittsburgh to ask about a job as a hostess. I came in and spoke to the manager and was told that I would be great but he couldn't hire me because I was too pretty and would distract the guys working on the kitchen. At 15 I didn't even have…
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Personal Love

General, Inspiration
Over the past couple of months I’ve given a lot of thought to the idea of love. I’ve thought about love as it relates to my husband, my children, my mother and brothers, my neighbors, my neighborhood, my city, my country, and the world I live in. I’ve thought about love as it relates to God and how God relates to me. I thought about it in these ways because love is personal. It is something you feel, give, and receive on a personal level. Talking about love only becomes real through the experience of it. I never knew what it was like to love someone completely without any conditions or expectations until I gave birth to my daughter. My heart expanded and my concept of love with it. I…
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