Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Underwater Photography – An Unusual Career in the Sea

by Michell Spoden Photography is fun and many seek a career in it. But photography under the surface of water is more of an adventure and even a challenge. I …

The Beauty of Polish Pottery

by Michell Spoden Polish people have always been known to be respectful to artists from everywhere. As learners of the arts, they have throughout centuries …

Sufi Music: The Voice of the Soul

by Michell Spoden “Music is my soul and I cannot think of anything beyond,” says Kashmiri Sufi Sensation Mudasir Ali. “I love singing as it transports me …

The Kingsbury Run – Cleveland Murders Not Forgotten

by Michell Spoden According to the department of justice, the United States has just a little over two hundred thousand unsolved murders. As far as missing …

True Colours – The Art of Bekah Moss

by Michell Spoden My guest today is 26-year-old Bekah Moss from Canton, OH. She is a professional artist and musician, running her own freelance company. She …

Working with Wood – A Never-Dying Art

by Michell Spoden The historical practice of wood carving has been used on trees, doors, walking canes, smoking pipes, nativity sets and even Egyptian tomb …

Street Art with Crupt

by Michell Spoden Historically, drawing on buildings has been around since ancient Egypt and Rome. Graffiti art is no new subject and is so recognized today …

What does it mean to be a true artist?

Guest post by Alfredo Zotti What does it mean to be a true artist? I ask this because there are certainly different types of artists. A true artist, for me, is …

‘Yesterday’ – Art by Alfredo Zotti

by Alfredo Zotti The painting was done at a time when I was coming out of a strong depression. It is partly from my imagination and partly inspired by a vase …

Paper Bird – Business and Art with Karla Phipps

by Michell Spoden Mother, assistant in nursing at aged care facility and now small business owner, meet my guest Karla Phipps, a young Australian woman who has …

Agriscaping: Elegant Edible Landscaping with Justin Rohner and Friends

by Michell Spoden   My guest today is a person whose team’s mission is to inspire, create, and maintain living masterpieces that nourish the mind, body, …

Hoppy Easter 2015

Dear Victor R. Volkman, I wish You a very happy Easter!!! In attachment – ART of Giordana Galli (it) and Flowers for Spring from Lyudmila Babich. …

Patchwork – An international Music Project by an Indian Musician

by Michell Spoden  Many of us have dreams of doing something great, we may have a plan of how to make that happen and then sometimes we may just stumble along …

Water, Colors, and Ceativity – Ebru Art with Tatiana Kirillova

by Michell Spoden  A while back, I stumbled on a very interesting video that virtually took me into another place. I had never seen this sort of thing before …

Rules For Life – The World Can Inspire You

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. You know what I don’t understand? People who lack passion. I simply don’t …

Creativity of Heaven: Janice VanCronkhite on Dreams, Visions, and Art

by Michell Spoden My guest today is an artist who art stems from a deeply spiritual realm. Meet Janice VanCronkhite, a sixty-three-year-old, artist living here …

Happy Valentine’s Day

Stillness is the flower of winter

Stillness is the flower of winter, all hope waits beneath a blanket of white

Happy New Year!

RTS wishes you all a happy new

Snow Art or Workout?

by Michell Spoden There are many people who absolutely love the snow. Some of us just love to be in it and others just like to look at it. There is something …

A Tale of Christmas Eve!

  …and the wise old reindeer watched over Christmas eve ever after so that all children everywhere had Peace and Hope and Joy in their

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