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loves fiercely

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on February 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm

watercolor 2/2020

O’ Great Spirit

help me always

to speak the truth quietly,

and to remember the peace

that may be found in silence.

……..Cherokee Prayer

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the sentinel

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on January 14, 2020 at 3:49 pm

watercolor 1/2020

‘Benevolent spirits surround us as silent sentinels. They watch. Holding the space for our awakening. Sending a nudge when we reach a crossroads horses help us find the trail…… The way back to our true selves.’

……… Kim McElroy

I cannot remember a time when I could not see the cosmic beauty within animals. Animals were my closest friends when I was a child and they still send me the gift of guidance. I feel truly blessed to have this experience and would welcome all to see the animals with knowing eyes of the heart. Be still and connect in the stillness. Then see what happens for you. Do this with all animals as often as possible. Then see what happens.

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dreamcatcher

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on August 24, 2019 at 4:33 pm

watercolor 2018

The shape of the dreamcatcher is a circle because it represents the circle of life and how forces like the sun and moon travel each day and night across the sky. The dreamcatcher web catches the bad dreams during the night.

The night air is filled with good and bad dreams. The legend of the dreamcatcher is that it captures the bad spirits and filters them in so protecting us from evil and letting through only the good dreams.   It is believed that each carefully woven web will catch bad spirit dreams in the web and disappear by perishing with the first light of the morning sun.

desert walker

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on July 23, 2019 at 2:45 pm

watercolor 7/2019

‘Wash yourself of yourself

A white flower grows in the stillness’

    …….rumi

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qilin of the yellow emperor

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies, Wild Things on May 18, 2017 at 3:11 pm

watercolor 5/2017

So…does the unicorn exist now or ever? Perhaps whatever we can imagine with the mind does exist.  

Long before the pearly white unicorn of European lore, a one-horned, magical animal was said to roam the Eastern world: the Asian unicorn. First mentioned in written stories around 2700 BC, this unicorn is described as a creature of great power and wisdom. Always benevolent, it avoids fighting at all costs and walks so softly it will not crush a blade of grass. And no one but the very pure of heart should ever see it.

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gypsy horse

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on November 9, 2016 at 12:35 pm
original watercolor aceo 11/2016

original watercolor aceo 11/2016

‘You see a horse with your eyes…..but you feel a horse with your soul.’

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wind walker

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on February 13, 2016 at 2:43 pm
watercolor aceo 2/2016

watercolor aceo 2/2016

”Oh Great Spirit who made all races. Look kindly upon the whole human family and take away the arrogance and hatred which separates us from our brothers.”……cherokee prayer

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pecos

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on January 24, 2016 at 2:43 pm
watercolor aceo 1/2016

watercolor aceo 1/2016

‘There can never be peace between nations until it is first known that true peace is within the souls of men.’ Oglala Sioux

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painted moon

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on September 18, 2015 at 1:24 pm
watercolor aceo 9/2015

watercolor aceo 9/2015

‘Our purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them at least don’t hurt them.’  Dalai Lama


colorado

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies on August 30, 2015 at 2:24 pm
watercolor aceo 8/2015

watercolor aceo 8/2015

 

Walk tall as the trees;
Live strong as the mountains, 
be gentle as the springs winds,
keep the warmth of the summer sun 
in your heart, and the Great Spirit
will always be with you.