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mandala by Heather Maxwell

Stillness

Stillness comes more easily in the winter when things are frozen and not moving. There seem to be fewer distractions. It is …

mandala by Heather Maxwell

Breakthrough

When we shatter, life can either be falling apart in the sense of broken, or we can be breaking through barriers and …

Mandala by Heather Maxwell

Rage…Eternal Light

It was an emotionally dark night. As I do many evenings, after my nightly meditation, I turned to drawing. Lately, I have been …

mandala art by Heather Maxwell

Befriending Silence

Pause. Put down all electronics. Turn off your music, radio, TV. Breathe in and notice your body. Is it embracing the silence? …

Mandala by Heather Hawk Maxwell

Good Luck

A dear friend of mine left Madison last fall. She has enjoyed traveling for six months. But now she is ready to …

Sinking into the Darkness

 And the day came when she sank into the darkness.  She allowed herself to be wrapped into its soft embrace.  Here in …

Today I jump for joy and say thanks - drawing by Heather Hawk Maxwell

Thanks

So often we greet each other ‘how are you?’ and we respond ‘fine’ or ‘good’ no matter what, whether or not it …

Leaning In

I wrote this after a visit to Massachusetts to see my mom when we were told she might have as little as …