Chance of a Lifetime

If you had the opportunity, would you take a chance of a lifetime?  In spite of needing to raise finances, and being scared to death (and probably a few more other things)?  Let me set this up for you.  I turned 60 this past summer.  I wanted to do something special to mark this very significant milestone in my life.  Nothing has really tripped my trigger….until now.

You all know that I am over the top Woo-Woo, and will go to great lengths to enhance my knowledge along the way.

SOOOOOOO, a very dear friend of mine is leading a lifechanging  journey to South Africa in June (culminating on my 61st birthday – so this is my “something special” for my 60th year).  However, something inside of me balked.  Big time.

And, then, it happened.  I received news yesterday that a very dear friend (who just turned 60 in January), died suddenly.  Heart attack.  He was one of those people that makes everyone feel special, whether you knew him for years, or a minute.  He was living his dream of owning a coffee shop/bar/gallery.  He was the living room of Eureka Springs.  He was PFM.

It hit me. Hard.  I’m his age.  It made me realize how short life is.  I could decide to not go, because, scared, and finances, but, would I regret it?   This is an opportunity for a total reset:  Mind, body, and spirit.  An opportunity to deepen my art.  An opportunity to heal some deep wounds.

And so, I’ve decided to totally leave it up to GUS.

I’m offering a 35% discount on ALL OF MY PAINTINGS (Click here!) on my website….even the ones that are already deeply discounted.  The coupon code is CHANCE, and is good through May 23rd.

If I am meant to go….it will happen….



PS, I will be videoing and photographing others that are not on my website also….



Everything you were looking for, was right there with you all along.
Everything you were looking for, was     right there with you all along.

I LOVE when GUS brings confirmation that I am on the right path.  I ask my guides so much, that they must think by now, that I am a total Doubting Thomas, (and, I guess, in a way, I am) except, they continue to provide me with tidbits of information that tell me so….So, there is still that.

Yesterday’s painting was no exception.

I started the way that I usually do.  I light sage to cleanse my space, and ask that the message and images come through me.  As the painting started to develop it took on a Wizard of Oz sort of theme.  My head got in the way (which is NOT unusual), and I asked again for confirmation that what I was painting was meant to be.

And then, I took a break. Waiting for answers.

I didn’t have to wait long.

I was messaging with a friend and I was nudged to send a picture of what I was painting…..She told me that she had just been walking around in her downtown area, and her public library was having an exhibit of the Wizard of Oz…Okay, GUS, I’m starting to get the picture.

And then, an email from out of the blue, because, of course, I was also questioning if I am doing what I am “supposed” to be doing.  “Love Your Art !
Your Creations feel like you are painting Energy. I am a Lightworker (An Intuitive , Empath,) Also an Artist, (Performed As Queen Shamee The Faerie, I create Art Quilts, Dog Sculptures, I Draw Design Anything., I am studying The Sophia Code. I live in Omaha Nebraska ! Just wanted to say Hi!
Love The Goofy smile you made in the Photo . Sending Love,Light & Joy”
Okay dokey, GUS, I’m listening.

The energies have been challenging lately.  Lots of questioning about whys, whats, and WTF’s.  And, the answer that seems to be standard is “You don’t love yourself enough yet!”  Along with, “Stop looking outside, because your answers are within.”

Can it really be THAT easy?  Do “I” really hold to key to all of my challenges?

Seems I do….because, after quite a bit of meditative time….this is what “they” told me the title of the painting was….EVERYTHING YOU WERE LOOKING FOR, WAS RIGHT THERE WITH YOU ALL ALONG!!!

Lord God, I am hard on myself.   I would NEVER treat anyone the way I treat myself.  Consistently, but not all of the time, I beat myself up, for things I said or didn’t do “right”, when I would forgive someone else for doing the same thing.

This painting is clearly a message to all of us that the answers to all of our questions lie within us.  That our hearts know the way.  That love is really the answer.


Much Love,


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