For me, this subject isn’t about what other people can do for the world, but what I can do for it. Growing up my mother used to tell my siblings and me, “Always leave things better than you found them.” The older I get, her words translate more and more every day into, “Always leave… Continue reading Better Than You Found Them
The most important decision that I feel I have made was to accept Jesus as Lord and Savior over my life.(Yes, this is about Him!) Although some might not see it as a big deal, I do because it has solidified everything that I felt was true about the world. When the truth is spoken to… Continue reading Living on Purpose
Right before we were scheduled to officially launch our Studio's grand opening there was a tragic event at Pulse Nightclub. Many were killed and many more were injured. We reached out to our community in Jacksonville to help with the processing of grief and confusion by offering a free art journaling session.
This is just my thought, especially since this is an election year, but I think that it is important for Americans to vote. Yes, I said it and I believe it because it allows for your voice to be heard. Although there are those that might feel disfranchised by their government because there is no such… Continue reading Let Your Voice Be Heard
Many years ago, a family member of a then close friend came into my life. His name was Frankie (RIP). I didn’t know him well or for very long for that matter. Yet… he left me not only with the gift of having known him, even if for such a short period but with another gift –… Continue reading #lightbeautifulfree
So, right now, I’m back in school. It was an important decision for me, despite the challenges. I feel that getting an education either in an institution or on one’s own is important because it can help us grow both professionally and personally. Education exposes us new ideas, skills, and concepts that can enable us to… Continue reading Lifelong Learner
Once, I (Aida), gave away our tent. No, no, nothing like the one pictured above. You know the kind of tent we would use for an outdoor show - yeah, that tent. It was for a good reason and all that, but… I gave it away and then told Shi. Yeah…I know. Truth be told that sort of… Continue reading Uncommon Friendship
Farah is one of our favorite people and she's also one of our top supporters! So when she had family visiting from out of town we were thrilled to come up with a fun way to entertain them. We decided that an outdoor painting excursion would be the most exciting. We went to one of my favorite… Continue reading “Moonlight Painting in the Park”©