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Shelley Klammer
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Buffalo symbolism is a reminder that you always have everything you need. It also means that your attitude towards abundance influences the rest of this planet. You will always have plenty when you express gratitude to every part of creation. Buffalo symbolism is also representative of prayer, gratitude, and praise.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Inspiration to Keep You Writing "In order to retrieve your creativity, you need to find it." ~ Julia Cameron As part of my emotional healing process, I wrote 3 pages longhand in my journal every morning for many years. I later began to explore other morning creative practices such as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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Expressive Art as a Self-Care Practice My passion as a psychotherapist and expressive arts educator is to encourage people to love all parts of themselves - especially the places inside that have felt ignored, rejected or ridiculed in the past. In my own wellness journey, I have developed many creative... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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"Through spontaneity, we are re-formed into ourselves." ~ Viola Spolin I had such a wonderful conversation with artist Karen Abend on her Sketchbook Revival Workshop series. At the beginning of our video workshop, I share more about my two most recent sketchbook practices. And, to show my progression from emotional... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations
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"Only an instant does this world endure." Embroiled in emotional pain, we filter out what is unique about each moment, and miss the signs and symbols that are emerging for our growth. As an antidote, we can practice extending our attention beyond the perimeter of our emotional concerns. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Wholeness abides in me." Our personal "me" must become whole so that we can hold transpersonal energies with responsibility. Becoming a strong, solid separate self, we will retain our psychological integrity when it is time to open up to the higher energies of our soul. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"I love You, Creator, and I love the Creator in me." We do not know in advance how our life's challenges are sculpting us into who we are meant to become. Whatever we do not accept about life defeats us. The Course says, "My gratitude permits my love to be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Forgiveness is the only gift I give." We hold intense expectations for others to treat us better than we treat ourselves. The people we cannot forgive reflect how we are not lovingly "being there" for ourselves. We forgive what we do not like in others by healing self-neglect. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Spirit speaks through me today." As we start expressing our soul self, we no longer can depend on social value systems that do not support our truth. When we are aligned with all parts of ourselves there is no need for a social mask. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"The Holy Spirit looks through me today." As we gain more experience in life, we grow to understand that many people who have gone through trauma, abuse or war have acquired a depth of perspective that is absent in people who are naive to the fierce interplay of dark and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My body is a wholly neutral thing." Life seeks to be fully expressed. If we nurture one aspect of our nature to the exclusion of its opposite, it grows secretly in our shadow. On our journey to wholeness we need to find a way to include everything. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"All fear is past and only love is here." When we feel everything without creating a blame story, emotions can be experienced as pure energy and transmuted into acceptance. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"A happy outcome to all things is sure." The contrast between light and dark provides the challenges that we need to develop enough spiritual muscle to sustain higher qualities of light on earth. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"This is a day of stillness and of peace." When we are ready to heal, we can begin to look at how we had to ignore our own body rhythms when we were young in order to get along with our caregivers. As adults, we can pay attention to our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My present happiness is all I see." All of our negative beliefs about life hold suppressed emotional pain from the past that needs to be felt and cleared before we can choose happiness again. Once each layer of suppressed pain is unraveled, it is gone forever. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"The past is over. It can touch me not." ​It is challenging to change negative beliefs with positive mental affirmations alone. ​Negative beliefs are maintained by suppressed emotions, so underlying losses need to grieved and accepted before genuine emotional shifts can occur.​ Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"I will forget my brother's and sister's past today." The less we emotionally need from other people, the freer we are to enjoy them. As we heal the past, we release others from the emotional demands that we make upon them. As we free others to follow their own path,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Only connection with you Creator, is my goal." Each time we reach out for excitement and attention, we become lost in the illusion of our conditioned reality. When we realize that most of our goals are underpinned by the need for approval from others, we can start to profoundly relax.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"The hush of Heaven holds my heart today." If we catch ourselves before we close down around the beliefs that hold old hurt in place, we can open up our body to receive love instead. We might have to open up our body a hundred times a day to recondition... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My holiness shines bright and clear today." We can nurture and "grow up" the parts of ourselves that are stuck in self-negating life perspectives. Our time can be best spent by questioning what we negatively believe with curious attention. We can comfort all of the hurting parts of our psyche... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"I can elect to change all thoughts that hurt." Our habitual negative thoughts fixate our reality into a static experience of life. Our harmful beliefs feel comfortably familiar, even as they are hurting us. We can begin to change our nervous system set-point by noticing how our body contracts and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"My true identity abides in you Creator." When we abide, we dwell within something. We become connected to the truth of it. Abide also means to remain unchanged in our attention. When we abide in Source, we remain whole. We heal emotional pain by touching into the unperturbed blueprint of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"I will not be afraid of love today." The parts of ourselves that have been shamed, shunned, disapproved of, ignored or abandoned in the past will habitually contract away from love until we learn how to relax our bodies. Taking time each day to relax the body gradually opens our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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"Only my ego mind's thoughts can hurt me." Our subconscious minds house all of the incomplete and unresolved experiences that we have not digested from the past, Yet, every old wound brought up to the light of conscious awareness, can be healed into new truth. Read More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at A Course in Creating Miracles
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All of us experience anxiety in varying degrees. Your anxiety might be a daily struggle or it might only come up when you’re facing a stressful situation. I specialize in facilitating a wide range of expressive arts modalities, and I offer insights into how to use the expressive arts for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2018 at Expressive Art Inspirations