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Shelley Klammer
Intuitive Art Explorations
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Come Play with Me! "The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct." ~ Carl Jung I am posting a series of 30 "purely intuitive" digital collages on Instagram HERE. Upload your collages in the classroom or onto the Facebook Group. If you... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Expressive Art Inspirations
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I have fallen in love with digital collage! People often write me to say that it is getting more difficult to find magazines for intuitive collage, so I decided to try digital collage. Digital collage solves the problem of searching for suitable imagery, as it is endlessly computer generated! (Note:... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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"Sketching is like dancing. You can turn your head off and just sort of dissolve into the now." ~ Molly Crabapple I am always developing new intuitive art processes for myself in order to keep myself creating. Presently, I am in the midst of a very long mandala practice. At... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Creative Fun! Join Us! I recently had so much fun facilitating the expressive arts online with my lovely creative friend Karen Abend! Join us for the free online art workshop called Sketchbook Revival HERE. Setting Up a Creative Practice Over the past 30+ years, I have filled up a lot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ~ C.G. Jung It is not easy to express all of who we are - especially if aspects of ourselves vary from the status quo. When we express all of who we authentically are, we risk not being... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Releasing Old Emotional Pain We all have old emotional pain living inside of us. Whenever we cannot fully process a difficult life experience it leaves a painful energy imprint in our body. Over time, these... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Few of us have escaped experiencing trauma in our human life. I define trauma as a difficult event that was too overwhelming to emotionally process when it happened. When we become emotionally overwhelmed, trauma is stored in our body, waiting for another time in the future to be digested, resolved... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Fear of Life Transitions I have recently been chatting with a dear friend about the fear that comes up during life transitions. Transitions can bring up such incredible anxiety. A few years ago, I came out of ten years of full-time work exhausted, overweight, and still running on overdrive in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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I went on a work binge in January. I started two new writing projects. When I get going on my "passion projects" I find it hard to stop writing. Feeling inspired by my "day at the office," I went straight home to write all my insights about emotional healing down.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Write Your True Story Interview Series I am a therapist and an expressive arts educator that is passionate about writing about the art of emotional healing. When vivacious writing coach Dawn Montefusco asked me to participate in her interview series, I jumped at the chance to talk to a writer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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"Now I will seek and find the peace of God." We come to peace when we integrate the conflicting energies between who we think we should be in order to be loved, and who we authentically are. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Love, which created me, is what I am." At first, our soul feels like a familiar stranger that has been patiently waiting for us to doubt our own fear. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My Creator has not condemned me. Nor do I." With compassionate inner witnessing, we can learn to trust ourselves to meet our own emotional needs. We can expect the best from ourselves when we no longer fear what we feel inside. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"This is my holy instant of release." We gain and lose, we rise and fall, we exalt and despair. We are all participating in a collective dream of separation moving towards oneness. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My home awaits me. I will hasten there." We can live in the seat of our spiritual home while inhabiting a body on earth. Home is the spiritual realm behind our human world colored by personal perceptions and emotional pain. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"I love God." We can choose to love others beyond the fear of our personal psychology. We invite exhilaration when we extend beyond our personal boundaries, and love others more deeply. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"God loves me." Instead of searching for attention and approval on the outside, we can go within, and ask Creation to "speak to us of what we are." Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"God is my life. I have no life but God's." The purpose of life is to wake up to our authentic truth before we die. This lesson speaks to the disciplined inner work that is required to find our true path. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Creator is with me. I live and move in Spirit." When we stay in the present moment, our immediate experience comes alive. Life becomes a sensual, feeling, multidimensional experience that attracts more good our way. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Peace to my mind. Let all my thoughts be still." When we stop, do absolutely nothing, and enter our breath and body, love rushes in. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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Review of: "There is no peace except the peace of God." If we had no past, we would have no emotional pain. This is why intense present moment attention heals our emotional pain. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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Review of: "I am not a body. I am free." We imprint every difficult human experience that we have ever had within our bodies. And, until we recognize where we emotionally close down our bodies against life, we will continue to reflexively contract away from our authentic self. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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Review of: "Only my condemnation injures me." When we condemn others for not meeting our emotional needs, we delay our own inner work. There is bitterness in condemnation that keeps us unavailable to insight about our own inner predicaments. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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Review of: "It can only be my gratitude that I earn." When we speak our truth, we will experience ourselves as worthwhile, unique and distinctly needed in the world. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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Review of: "It is only myself that I crucify." Instead of hurting others from our emotional pain, we can choose to spend our time restoring the love that we have lost in the past through a nourishing self-love practice. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles