What Type of Flower Are You?

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The Celandine

Ah, spring – just as all the leaves are about to burst forth – I always feel my energy is explosive at this time of year. But my energy is for something specific.  I can’t seem to cook or play board games or do anything where my energy is focused.  I just have to let go!

So today I painted big and painted expressive! I painted what I felt. I saw the flower – a small celandine – but I felt the flower – huge vibrant energy exploding in every direction and blending with all the energy around it.

How many of us feel like the small celandine?  It is what we see when we look in the mirror so we must be small. And yet within us all is this huge explosive energy. We know it. We feel it but can we tap into it? Can we release it?

In order to let go of our huge explosive energy we need to feed it. My celandine was growing in good, well watered soil and had been drenched in any sun that came its way.  This is why when the time came to open its petals it found it so easy and so natural to show its vibrant beauty. 

Creative Intuitives – I Want to Hear My Own Voice !

Luca’s friend came round the other day and I talked to him and Luca about their throat and voice. Both the boys said that sometimes they didn’t want to hear what people were saying or things around them  because it seemed to interfere with what was in their own heads.

There is so much noise in today’s world that maybe children are not able to hear themselves any more – their own feelings, tastes, thoughts and opinions. Some are happy to  take on other’s thoughts and opinions and have become followers of other people – like celebrities. But others are rebelling and saying “Please be quiet. I want to hear what’s in my own head.”

I asked the boys to paint their throat or their voice and I did a painting too. And an amazing thing happened. We all started off painting our own voice but as the panting developed other people’s voices crept into our pictures. It was as if we all had this revelation that to be a lone voice is lonely and ineffective but to join voices – well, that is power!

the meeting of soundwaves

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               ‘The Meeting of Sound-waves’ by Jacob (Age 7)

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           ‘The Joining of Voices’ by Jennie (Age 47)

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                 ‘The Universal Voice’ by Luca (Age 7)

Why not have a go and paint your voice. You may be surprised about what is inside you waiting to be expressed into the world!

 

Creative Intuitives – Painting the Feeling of Life!

Everyone’s feeling about life are different. Some feel things deeply,  others less deeply. My son’s friend came round and we sat and chatted about some experiences that meant a lot to us. Then we painted them.

Luca painting

The Adventures of My Toy Lamb, Tray by Luca ( age 7)

Jacob painting

The Day a Potter Came to School – Me Making My Pot by Jacob (age 7)

Jennie painting

Connecting With the World – My Big Strong Arms by Jennie (age 47)

 

Creative Intuitives – Painting the Taste of a Strawberry!

Today Luca and I met up with a friend and her son and we painted the taste of fruit! We felt into our bodies and our minds and our emotions and this is our experience.

Jacob Taste of Blueberry
Taste of a Blueberry by Jacob (age 7)
Jennie taste of blueberry
Taste of a Blueberry by Jennie (age 47)
Lisa taste of grape
Taste of a Grape by Lisa
Luca taste of strawberry
Taste of a Strawberry by Luca (age 7)

 

 

To read about how to help you child embrace their senses as a way to heal or simply enjoy their sensitivities please see my book ‘How to Grow a Visionary’