Author Archives: Paula

Back in circulation…

At Last I am back in circulation (a bit) in the world of social media! February 28th till now… What a whirling creative personal tour of self I have been on! February 2014 I painted in my cabana on the sea at Ak Bol Yoga Retreat on the island of Ambergris Caye once again.  Those […]

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a snippet of Spirit Girl Jo’s Inspiration and Creation

Hi All… Thought you might enjoy seeing the process of inspiration and creation that happens in the birth of a “Spirit Girl”!  Peace, Paula   So great that Spirit Girl Jo’s inspiration is sourced from  a passionate guitar player on an island in Panama!  So she was actually painted in Topanga California… her roots are in […]

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retreat to ojai

The Heartstring of Spirit Girl Wilma reads: “Cross, Share, Collide, Tangle, Untangle” Spending four days and three nights with 25 women at the Power Of A Woman Retreat gave even deeper meaning to Wilma’s Heartstring. It was through crossing paths, sharing with each other,, colliding into ourselves, tangling in uneasy personal places that we found […]

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what you see of me

Well…Of Course …I showed up at the Power of A Woman Retreat last weekend in Ojai California with one of my intentions being : To gain clarity about the purpose and power of “The Spirit Girls” and see where they will serve as healing tools. After about one hour into our first group session 25 […]

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sourced from same soul

I have been painting for over ten years. Many guests at my exhibits have referred to my paintings as “soulful abstracts”. When the first “Spirit Girl” was born I remember being astounded at the image that unfolded on that raw loose piece of canvas. I KNEW she was inspired from my meditation practice…. but she seemed […]

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more wild horses

“Mount the stallion of Love and do not fear the path, Love’s stallion knows the way exactly. With one leap, Love’s horse will carry you home However black with obstacles the way may be.”                 – Rumi Another of many ” Well Of Course” moments happened yesterday morning […]

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inspired by gorgeous prose

As a painter a new creation is often inspired by gorgeous prose and poetry that evoke emotion in me. When I stumbled upon this poem by Pablo Neruda on the shelf near my meditation space it was early yesterday morning. I have read it and reread and shared it with those I love. I just […]

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the “interconnectedness” of the universe

How I love the interconnectedness of our universe! Eight weeks ago the not-so happenstance meeting of a lovely musician Calypso Joe on a remote island off Panama has led me to the creation of a gorgeous soulful new Spirit Girl “Jo”. The connection started on a hot , sweaty, day on the island of Bastimentos […]

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the alchemist at work

I feel a new painting on loose, raw canvas has been inspired at 8:10 pm Friday night on the hill here in Topanga outside my studio.   Starting in Egypt, alchemists were the predecessors to the modern chemists. They were scientists who could allegedly convert any everyday object into gold. Hmmm…….Who is THIS alchemist who can convert […]

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had to share! #DailyOM: Go for it!

I subscribe to a daily meditation and today they sent me something that I just had to share with the world. They do not have a web version of the newsletter but you can sign up for it here! link: http://www.dailyom.com/cgi-bin/userinfo/mydailyom.cgi The following is a message from the DailyOM and I do not take ownership […]

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