Bring Joy Into The Holidays

Bring Joy Into The Holidays

There is a commercial for Etsy running on TV. I’ve seen it dozens of times and every single time I tear up and my heart melts a little. It’s so incredibly hard, sweet, sad, hopeful, creative and resilient, and everything I want you and me – and our...
How To Support Artists This Holiday Season

How To Support Artists This Holiday Season

I saw a post the other day that shared that Bezos and Waltons got $117B richer during the Pandemic; Target and Lowe’s profits doubled; stocks hit a record high at Apple, Home Depot, Dick’s, Costco, and Best Buy. (All verifiable, just Google it.)...
A Sacred Energy Flows Through Us

A Sacred Energy Flows Through Us

At the beginning of each of our book study group calls, we have a check-in where everyone shares about their week. In last week’s call, I noticed how every single person had a smile on their face during that time.  They talked about the good things that happened. Even...
Breathe, Adjust Your Mindset, Support, Take Action

Breathe, Adjust Your Mindset, Support, Take Action

I’ll be completely transparent with you: As I sat down to write this, I got the news that our September tour has been canceled. Not only that, but the rest of the concerts I planned for this year aren’t happening either. If ‘ugh’ is a feeling, I felt “ugh, ugh, ugh.”...
The Hardest Thing To Learn

The Hardest Thing To Learn

It’s been quite a week!I drove my son Blais to the first day of band mini-camp, which has been modified for the pandemic and also moved around because of a prayer vigil held in our town for George Floyd.Blais was sad that the camp was reduced to only three hours a...
Art That Will Melt Your Heart

Art That Will Melt Your Heart

Here is to the Class of 2020! Here is to every child (and every grown-up) who’s ready to fly. Here’s to my son Evan Amadeus, who learned so early in his childhood that living life comes with taking the falls and tumbles, bleeding through the cuts (and not just the...

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