If you've been following me or gone LIVE with me on Social Media, you may already know about my creative spiritual practice and how much JOY I have been initiating as a result of my Music.
I am an avid journal keeper, and one way in which I keep a journal is in my spiritual practice. I love to record Sacred Text along with insights that come to mind. I also keep a spiritual poetry journal, and as of late, I've been riffing on that poetry vibe by writing lyrics from the spiritual concepts I study, and bringing them to life with my tambourine as I find the rhythm, the melody, the tempo and the spirit in which I desire to portray what those words communicate.
This is a somewhat new experience for me in this vibe and in this JOY Filled process.
I do have some song writing experience from over 13 years ago so it feels so good to be getting back to it, only in a whole new way that truly Resonates with my Heart and Fills my soul with Gladness.
I also grew up with a musician Father and recall many times hanging out with him in his den as he played his drums and practiced his rhythm on his smaller drum that he taught me with. So the tambourine brings me great memories, in addition to times I played it in worship teams many years ago.
And now I have one of my own and I am so enJOYing playing and engaging as I sing from my heart and soul as I connect with Spirit in a deeper way.
I don't take any song for granted but see each one as a Gift; because, to me, that's exactly what it is.
Below I have shared my song, Feel the Light, and talk about my spiritual practice. EnJOY.
Is there an activity that Connects You with Spirit that makes your heart sing? If so, detail it in your journal. Record how long you've been engaging in this activity and why it resonates so deeply.
Art Journaling Prompt:
Using LIGHT as your prompt, express yourself through color and text sharing what brings LIGHT into your day.
Using lyrics to your favorite song, doodle using lettering that makes you smile and feel light deep inside your soul.
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Dawn engages in many roles: As Writer/Blogger and Artist/Creative and Founder of Refresh with Dawn Herring: Where Art and JOY Align, She enjoys sharing from her vast experience as award-winning, life-long artist and leader in the field of written journaling, offering encouragement and proven tips to other journal keepers. Dawn's focus is on written journal keeping, artistic expression and finding your Creative Voice, and positive change that leads personal empowerment, encouraging you to leave your authentic and positive mark in the world. Dawn is a Commercial artist, hand letterer/illustrator and writer/blogger and enjoys sharing insights, humor, and encouragement as she shares from her life experiences as a woman, wife, mother of two grown daughters and as a Grandparent to a special needs grandson. She enjoys keeping a journal and reading spiritual texts to help keep the light on. May JOY Align with Your Creative Heart.