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Artful musings

 

Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

What if you didn’t judge…

What if you didn’t judge…

What if you didn’t judge where you are on your journey right now? One of my mentors asked this question in a group coaching call last week and it made me pause, go hmmm, where am I judging myself for where I am right now? As creative business owners and artists,...

Feeling buried under the weight of unfinished projects?

If you are a creative business owner and chaser of bright, shiny ideas like I am, you might have lots of unfinished projects around your home and in your business. You probably have stacks of books you say you are going to read and boxes of art supplies, craft kits...

Discovery: Stage 3 of Building Your Creative Business

In a year like 2020, you may be feeling like your January plans are so far in your rearview mirror you’ve completely lost sight of them. You might be finding it challenging to think about business, marketing and promoting yourself at all right now.  Between the...

7 Stages of Creative Business Success – Stage 1

Where are you on your journey to creative business success right now? This year has been a doozy so far and it isn’t over.  I am seeing people switch gears in their business and have success. I am seeing others struggle to keep their doors open or those who are...

Mixed Feelings and Stories about the Pentagram

When I think of the symbol of the pentagram, I think of movies or books where this symbol is used in rituals for magic, some for good and other times for evil. As I began to explore the meaning of the pentagram for my 100 day project, I realized I had some mixed...

Meaning of the Lotus Flower

Lotus and its Symbolism What is so mysterious and magical about the lotus flower?  Is it the beauty of the flower itself and how it grows in mud and water? Is it the story and symbolism attributed to the lotus? I don’t have answers to these questions.  I do have a...