The Artist’s Perspective

The Artist’s Perspective

I really like commissioned work; it presents a challenge to identify needs and wants, to problem solve, to meet requirements, and essentially, to please another in response to such, by ones unique fusion of ideas and inventiveness! I was recently asked to create a...
The Connection is Complete

The Connection is Complete

A few days later, I met the artist for a short while.  She entered my world so quietly that I was startled to see her standing in front of me in the corridor of Angel Whispers; a painting tucked under her arm.  After sharing my thoughts on her emotive piece claiming...
Believe in the Power of Creativity and Connection.

Believe in the Power of Creativity and Connection.

I have to confess that I never really felt much of an affinity with art.  Writing this statement now, it sounds very cold and dismissive.  It is not to say that I haven’t felt a yearning to see the world as the artist does – to see everyday life through...
Helen Keller Spoke to Me

Helen Keller Spoke to Me

We sat, a small group of excited, expectant retreat-ants, comfortably ensconced in the cosy lounge.  The fire gave out welcome heat, as we began to share within the circle aspects that we wanted to focus on during the retreat.  As the others spoke in turn, I reflected...
Believe in the Power of the Moon

Believe in the Power of the Moon

In mid September this year, I arrived at the Angel Whispers retreat centre, nestled in its stunning location by the sea shore on Achill Island.  I had intended to visit for several months, after reading Mary’s story of manifesting her dream place, but somehow...