How to Have a More Graceful Holiday

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The holidays are a time for joy and gratitude. But why does it sometimes feel hard to celebrate?

So many obligations. Over spending. Over eating. Over drinking. Over partying. And probably worst of all, family drama.

Before you even realize what’s going on, your buttons are pushed, conversation gets heated, and you end up […]

Where Do You Place Your Faith?

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FAIRY OF FAITH 12″x12″, oil and gold leaf on canvas

“Why would you place your faith in such things as fairies?” A friend asked me after she sees my new painting titled “Fairy of Faith“.

“Fairies are said to be demons by wizards and such.” She then directed me to some other resource where […]

Are You Looking for Love?

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WINTER ROSE 20″x16″x1.5″, oil on gallery wrap canvas Original AUD$550 Click painting for info and to purchase

We have all looked for love in our lives. Maybe you’re still looking for love? Still looking for a lover who’ll accept and love you completely and deeply just as you are, who will cherish you like […]

What Does Rabbit Animal Totem Mean?

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GIRL WITH BLACK RABBIT 30″x20″, oil on gallery wrap canvas Original AUD$950 Click painting for detail and in situ images

Do you believe in animal totem?

Raised as an atheist, I didn’t believe in anything I couldn’t see and touch, and even then, you were encouraged and praised for being skeptical and doubtful.

But […]

Did God Create Evil?

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Luke, 8.27″x11.69″, oil on canvas paper, by Lucy Chen, AUD$200

“Did God create evil?” My 6-year-old son asked me one night before bed, “God created everything, right? Then did he also create evil?”

Em… How could I answer such a BIG question?

Coincidentally, or by the hand of the Divine, I was pondering the […]

Don't Miss This Free Art Heals Online Event

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Artist and art teacher Heidi Easley is hosting a FREE online event called Art Heals. During this event, she interviews over 20 artists from all over the world, and they shared their stories and artwork about the healing powers of art.

Some, like Heidi, used art to go from broke to achieving financial freedom. Some, […]

When Is Our Heart Pure?

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Life Drawing in Soft Pastel, by Lucy Chen

In “The Lord of the Ring: the Fellowship of the Ring“, Elrond said that the race of men had failed when Isildur refused to throw the ring into the fire of Mount Doom to have it destroyed.

I wonder, what if it was Elrond who was […]