Posts in She Creates
Bouncing Curls

The dream of children was always on my radar, even as a little girl. My husband and I married quite young so waited a while before trying for children. Once we began trying to conceive the excitement was so great for me. The day I dreamed of would soon be here.

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Art and Faith

As a full time artist I have recently been challenged with the reality of living in the world but not of the world. I was a finalist in the 2016 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW. I painted actor and comedian Garry McDonald and portrayed his more vulnerable side.

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Creative Intelligence

I am convinced that we all have the capacity to engage our right (more creative) and left (more intellectual) brain, that we are all both creative and intelligent. It can be a tension to reconcile paint brushes with Pythagoras theorem or cake baking with data mining but the tension between creativity and intelligence is one with great reward.

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Approaching Motherhood

Sitting here in bed (luxury at 10AM on a weekday morning!), worship music playing in the background, a candle burning on the shelf, toast and tea beside me; sounds like the perfect life! Except I can’t ignore this huge belly between me and my laptop and the fact that my world is about to be turned upside down by this (constantly kicking) little human in a few short weeks.

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The Potter's Wheel

The Potter sat at break of day,
And gazed upon His chosen clay,
Then they began - the clay and He,
The dance of life, on spinning wheel.
With gentle hand and watchful eye,
The Potter caused the clay to rise.
But what is shapeless mound of grey?
So dance they must and so they stay. 

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Finding Hope in Disappointment

In my final year of high school we would pray the Serenity Prayer daily. It guided us throughout the ups and downs of the tests and challenges that would come our way. It is funny how simple memories come back to guide us in the years to follow. Six years on, the beginning of 2017, a new year and ultimately a new fresh start, I found myself disappointed with God.

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Your Super Boost for a Happy and Healthy 2017

Gluten free, dairy free, wheat free, soy free, nut free, meat free, sugar free, fat free, carb free… the list goes on. It seems as though our diets are more restrictive as we become more aware of what is best for our bodies. Whilst I admit I am guilty of at least three of the above, I wanted to share with you the importance of adding value to our health, not just taking elements away.

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