I am welcoming October with the beauty of flowers. They are such miracles of life that communicate to us such vivid proof that miracles are an “ordinary” occurrence in this life. Don’t let anyone convince you otherwise! I touched a little brown and black caterpillar today, encouraging it to get to the other side of… More Macro Flowers In October
Wow, this is it for September! It has been mild weather here in Wisconsin with some of the most ideal and beautiful days we could ask for. This last day of the month is chilly, for the first time in quite a while. Yet, there is still so much sunshine and lots of time yet… More Goodbye September!
Have you ever had, out of the blue & without trying, a thoroughly magical feeling day? I mean, the kind of day where you stop in the middle of it and ask yourself or significant other: Are we on vacation? It feels like we are on vacation! What is going on with how great this day is?… More A Magical Day
We have no way of knowing that a certain person or animal (being) who walks into our life, will have a great and powerful influence upon us by the time they must leave. We have no way of knowing the full extent of it, until there is a goodbye. I really do know that there… More Tribute to & Life Lessons from An Extraordinary Cat & A Mini-Guide To Grief
Here are four photos I have taken this summer that, together, highlight the play of texture and vivid colors. Enjoy. To purchase Chandra Sherin photography prints go here. The light ethereal texture of white flower petal clusters. La Crosse WI International Friendship Gardens, Riverside Park. (Taken with my phone camera.) The enticing abundance, shapes and colors… More Texture and Vivid Colors
Happy Friday! I want to introduce you to a new page on my site: Spiritual Consultant. I am excited to provide Spiritual Consulting services for the La Crosse, WI area and beyond. I have reasonable rates and lots of expertise to provide. Also, me and my family recently visited Lake Superior (Duluth, MN). It was my… More Lake Superior
I have had dreams of “trophy”, “sport” and “canned” hunting from the perspective of animals before. Out of the blue, those dreams were shocking for me, as I had not consciously been aware of that kind of hunting to such a detailed and intense degree before. Waking up from those dreams, I sobbed from the depths… More Cecil The Lion
Another service I provide: Dream Circle Facilitation. Facilitating a circle for you, centered on dreaming and connecting with each other through dreams, dream visioning and growing/enhancing our waking lives with dreaming is my joy and honor. I am a dream circle midwife and delight in the empowering and healthy practices established by dream pioneer, Robert Moss,… More Dream Circle Facilitation
Art that Rocks! Ha ha. Literally: rock art. This is pure magic for me because I have a deep affinity for both! My daughter and I had a great time painting rocks from Lake Superior at Sutra Imports in Dakota, MN this past Saturday. Kim Hammer, the owner of Sutra Imports, supplied us with various kinds… More Art That Rocks
On our noon walk, Samantha and I encountered a mother with a son in a stroller and a little girl walking beside them. They stopped at the corner where we were going in opposite directions. The mother was engrossed in the task of adjusting a fussy and verging-on-melt-down little boy. Her little girl takes this… More Little Maiden Had Lots of Questions for Me Today
I have been working on this painting for a while. I *think* it is finally done. “Bee Goddess”, inspired by a friend who is making her dream of beekeeping a reality. This is also at a time when bees are in great need, so putting them out there with the help and blessing of a… More Bee Goddess Painting
(Edited: Important links to articles & video of what is happening in Baltimore – perspectives not being shown on most regular news sources – added below this article, Apr. 29, 2015…AND: this post was edited again (on April 30th, 2015) to reflect more of what I have learned and understand through these few days time. I… More #OnlyLoveCanDoThat
The surprise of an unique friendship between a cat and dog. Ordinary miracles.… More Ordinary Miracles – A Cat & Dog Friendship
It was beautiful and in the upper 70’s last week. This week we are back into the 50’s and 30’s at night. That is Spring in Wisconsin for you! Here are some images from the last week around my place (and be sure to read on after the photos): Please take a look around this… More Early Spring Happenings
On a walk with my dog, there is no way to avoid walking on the hackberries and then the debris from the ash tree along the sidewalk by our house. There they are all strewn out in hope and abundance. It is nature’s way, in the spring and the fall, to shower down an abundance… More Messy Abundance: Wild Feminine Wisdom of this Earth
It is officially spring on this side of the world! Engaging the Universe in mindful play, these intriguing symbols appeared on my walk this morning with my dog. … More First Day of Spring; Waking Vision: The Keys of a Time Lord? The Horse and Feather; The Squirrel.
I showed in my last post, with the forest faery, how I create some paintings so they can be illuminated with sunlight (or other light) from behind. It creates another dimension to the piece. I will further illustrate this here. The following photo is of the Purple Lotus painting I finished recently. It is a 12×16 acrylic… More Illuminated Paintings by Chandra S Sherin
Chandra Sherin Art Here is the forest faery I have been working on. And this is just the face this powerful forest faery chose to share with me. I got the feeling it is just an interesting mask. There are three photos here. The second is in the sunlight, the third is with the sunlight… More Forest Faery
Chandra Sherin Art Fire Faery Boy is finished. It is a 16×12 acrylic and ink on canvas. A little insight into Fire Faery Boy: He is kin to fireflies. His wings are kin to dragonfly wings. More paintings coming soon! Also, come see what I am up to at AwakenedWords.