Tags » Morning Pages

052317—A HAIKU ON FOREST BATHING

Exist among trees—
refresh tired spirits with the
canopy of life

© 2017 Joe Blend & Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

Morning Pages

The Monday Reset

For many who work in churches or even serve in their communities over the weekend, Monday’s can be a mixed bag.  Sometimes the excitement of the weekend’s services and activities serve as a bit of adrenaline for people in ministry, ; especially creatives.   593 more words

Brain Dump

052217—A HAIKU FOR TECHNOLOGY

Life through apps means we
tap away our days—down the
rabbit hole we go . . .

© 2017 Joe Blend & Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

Morning Pages

Playfull and cozy

I’m going to join an exhibition with my imaginary creatures. I’ve nourished my work and paused for a while. Waiting for inspiration on what will come next. 116 more words

Conversations with Yourself

When I began writing picture books, my first move was to join a picture book critique group. I found a group of interested and committed people, we figured out a schedule, we set some guidelines and then, together, we came up with a form to use for critiquing each other’s work. 1,232 more words

Author Spotlight Series

051917—FATHER TIME KILLED THE ATARI DREAM

I speak a unique language because I lived in the 70s and 80s.

It was an era that embraced the notion of putting a box atop another box so that we never had to leave the couch. 287 more words

Morning Pages

051717—ARMOR-PLATED SWEATER VESTS

Exercise your right to be different.

Walk backward and sit diagonal. While at work, roll your chair to the coffee machine—while still seated—because you desperately needed caffeine and didn’t have time to stand. 89 more words

Morning Pages