Posts tagged jewelry
In Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and I would like to take time this month to honor those in our community who have endured trauma of this nature.

I'd like to begin by sharing a story about a recipient of a Love Necklace.

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The Art of Service

Have you ever known a woman who is in an abusive relationship and wondered, “why doesn’t she just leave him?”

Did you know that each abusive act is comprised of its own manipulative cycle of violence?

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The Art of Commissioning Art

Have you ever envisioned something and wondered how you could bring it to life?

Or do you have empty space on your wall that you want to fill, but don’t know exactly what would be right for it?

A fine art commission is the perfect way to get a piece of art that speaks uniquely to you, and allows you to experience the creative process as well.

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How a Work of Art turned into a Community Project

I’ll never forget the time in my life that I designed The Love Necklace. I was just trying to heal myself from an abusive situation. I had no idea where that simple design would lead me, but here we are, 10 strong mentors coupled with 10 girls who needed a dose of empowerment.

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Why San Pedro?

I started writing ‘Sketches from the Heart of a Texas Artist’ after I lost my dream job to paint a 140 foot mural on the side of a prominent hotel, after to a sexual harassment scandal broke me down to the point that I couldn’t take it anymore. I wrote a novel to navigate through the pain.

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Coconuts Falling on a Hot Tin Roof

I arrived in San Pedro town on Tuesday evening, after a long day of travel. My love was waiting for me at the water taxi station, ready to take me to a private house on a secluded beach front property on the north side of the island.  He planned to help a friend with some work on the property while giving me some quiet time to work on my art.

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This is a Journey

Yesterday morning, I sat in front of my laptop and dutifully tried to write a weekly 'Love-spiration' email and... I had no idea what to write about.  My intention is always to write from a genuine and thoughtful place, but I was blocked. 

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The Art of Surrender

The concept of surrender doesn’t come as innately as my urge to control, so I guess it makes sense that I’ve been at a loss for words. In fact, it’s such a foreign concept to me that the Universe has continued to send me an army of angels to guide me toward living through surrender.

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Finding Motivation through Small Achievements

One of the luxuries of the Knox/Henderson neighborhood is its walkability.  Even when I have a car to drive, I often choose to walk because it feels relaxing to meander along the bright, manicured, city sidewalks.

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Cheers to all the Beautiful, Amazing Women

I couldn't be more proud to stand up on International Women's Day and state the mission of Mpulse Studio, which is to evoke confidence and purpose through visual and wearable art and literature, while connecting with community programs to support women's health, safety, and dignity.

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