Joanne's Blog

A Journey of Discovery

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Hi Everyone,

We had some wonderful suggestions for a group word of the year, but none of them felt quite right to me as our monthly ‘kick-off’ word for 2018. We need a word that could provide a compass or road map.

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Transformative Journey

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I’ve spent time this week reviewing and reflecting on the meaningful words which were shared as either personal or group ‘word-of-the-year’ options, and even included some in my morning journal.

Ultimately I decided to create a piece featuring all the.

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My Prayer Journal is Off to Press!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hi Everyone,

At long last, I finished My Prayer Journal, and sent it off to press! This book is really close to my heart; I have based it on some of my personal prayers and journaling prompts. For example, I try to start each day with a prayer of thanksgiving,.

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Help Make a Difference Today!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Last week I wrote about Giving Tuesday, which is TODAY, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, and asked members of the Zenspirations® community what charities they support.

20+ people left comments on the blog, and many others commented on Facebook..

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Make Your Life a Gift

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Thank you to everyone who left a comment on last week’s blog, My Prayer JournalI greatly appreciate your suggestions, and will try to incorporate as many of them as I can into the final version. Congratulations to Annie Bolick, who will receive a copy once it.

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My Prayer Journal

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I try to begin each day with my ‘morning journaling practice’. I begin with a prayer of thanksgiving… for example, I have journaled countless variations of the sentiment below:

Most of my morning journals include a combination of prayers, blessings, doodles and.

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Sometimes There Are NO Words…

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I was shocked, dumbfounded and horrified when I heard the news about the Las Vegas shooting. How do you maintain your equilibrium during the seemingly endless onslaught of challenging events we’ve been facing? Texas, Florida, central Mexico, Puerto Rico and.

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The Aftermath of the Storm

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Houston, the fourth largest city in America, is being deluged with the torrential of Hurricane Harvey… My heart goes out to everyone who is dealing with the devastation. Many people have lost everything; more than 56,000 people have called 911.

The Zenspirations® community is one of the most compassionate,.

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Doodles for My Daughter

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Hard as it is for me to believe, my daughter is graduating from college this week, and will be heading off to grad school in Colorado. She is super excited, both to be finishing college, and to be embarking on a new adventure. We took a lot of photos.

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Nurture Your Creative Spirit

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Hi Everyone,

This design, which I call ‘New Beginnings’, was created as an expression of some of the themes in my first blog of the year: 10 Ways to Stay Zenspired in 2017.

Off and on since then, I’ve been contemplating the.

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Be a L.I.G.H.T. in the World!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Hi Everyone,
For the past week I have been wrestling with whether or not I should mention the election in tonight’s blog. I ultimately decided that I have an obligation to do so, not from a partisan standpoint, but in hopes of helping people heal. I believe that part of my.

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