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Today I Know – Week 46

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used watercolors only on this page, too. i love the cute and simple flowers.

prompt says: today i know that i have incredible people in my life.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 46

Another way of listening kindly, for me, is obliging. Being willing to do what the other person wants. My kids often want to come talk to me and many times, i am in the middle of something and my instinct is to tell them to come back later. But this week is all about obliging them. Putting them first. Listening to them when they would like me to.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 45

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used watercolors only. It’s nowhere as magnificent as the original but i still like it. Paperfashion is one of my heros, her work is always always magnificent and dreamy.

prompt says: today i know that kindness from others feels.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 45

For this week’s intention I decided to go with support. I believe a big part of being kind is being supportive, allowing others to be who they are and supporting them instead of listening with any agenda of my own. To me, this means asking questions, being positive, and genuinely listening.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 44

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used watercolors only. It’s nowhere as magnificent as the original but i still like it.

prompt says: today i know that i can change my mind if I want to.


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 44

A new month is a new intention, for November I picked Listen Kindly. I want to focus on kindness. I think, at the end of the day, kindness is all that matters. And I am always working to be kinder, more patient, gentler with myself and with others. With my husband. With my kids. This feels like one of those things I will never fully achieve. Something I could always be working on. And I guess this month is as good a start as any. Here’s to some kind listening in November!

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know - Week 43

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I used pen and watercolors. This is the last page in my book. But I wasn’t ready to be done yet so I think I will be glueing extra pages to finish out the year.

prompt says: today i know that feel ready to let go of…


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Remember This - Week 40

Life Book week 36 was an assignment from Tam. It was all about intuition and just doing what came naturally to you. As I listened to Tam’s meditation, I kept seeing balloons. I kept seeing them let go. So I decided to write “brave” and then have it look like the balloons were cut to go free.

It says: it is time to be brave and release: let it go.

it’s really shimmery:


Remember This is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 43

For this week, I picked deliberate. To be careful and aware, I need to be more deliberate. I need to be deliberate about what I am listening to and what I am not listening to. I need to be deliberate about what’s being said and not being said and listen to all the layers in a conversation. I want to be this way all the time to be honest. If I were more deliberate, I would be so much more articulate and a more powerful listener.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 42

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I am such a fan of paperfashion and thought i could never ever ever do justice to the pin but i still like what i ended up with. This is all pencil, pen and watercolors.

prompt says: today i know that self care and joy makes me feel beautiful…


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Listen with Intent – Week 42

For this week, I picked alert. To be careful and aware, I need to be alert. I need to pay attention. I can’t multi-task. I can’t be paying attention to something else. I can’t listen half-heartedly. I need to really be there, be present, be on. Here’s to being really alert all week.

Here’s the pin where I got the lettering..


Listen with Intent is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Today I Know – Week 41

This week’s inspiration comes from this pin. I was really worried about getting this one right but I liked how it turned out. It’s all pen and watercolor background.

prompt says: today i know life is better with…


Today I Know is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.