Saturday, September 21, 2013

Getting Personal

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Learning new things is fun.  And scary.  Sometimes it forces us to look at ourselves more clearly--and put what we’ve learned down on paper…..

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Hope Wallace Karney’s class, “Layers of Thoughts” is doing just that for me.  Besides learning new tricks & styles {guided by Hope’s lovely personal journaling style}, I’m figuring out new ways to extract bits of my life and put it into a Moleskine book {one of my favorite things!} that will be mine to keep…

This particular exercise turned out very much like Hope’s—with the exception of my thoughts and pictures, of course—but the layout is much like hers…

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Here, elements of style and substance—what we show on the outside and what we are on the inside…

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What guides our personal style?  Never really thought of myself as having a “style”, but perhaps I do, in my own way…

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What makes up the core of us—the heart of us?

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I’m finding great joy in this journey—the staring at a blank couple of pages for a few moments {or minutes~or hours!}, pen in hand, and seeing what comes pouring out…

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Sometimes, it’s a bit of a surprise!

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Haven’t you been in love with the gorgeous full moon this week?  What a beautiful, heavenly gift…

See you soon with something new.

Julie