The Fine Art of Asking

Gazing Into Wonder © 2014 Annette Wagner

Every time I create, I set intention. And then I ask. This asking is a key part of what we do in the Intentional Creativity (IC) movement. When we ask, we open a doorway in our heart for messages, inspiration and wonder to come through. Often students will query me about this practice: What is this asking […]

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Embracing My Inner Vampire

Ok, its official. I’m a vampire now. You scoff? Ah, but you might just want to read on as there are aspects of this situation that make my state of vampire-ness necessary. However, the “necessary” word is usually a good indicator that one must beware of being too serious so you are forewarned – I am […]

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Breaching into 2016

Ok, its 2016 and, as usual, my brain has been rattling on over the roads of last year as a a way of clearing out for what is happening this year. Over the last several months of 2015, I experienced this *interesting* (and yes just that kind of interesting) cycle of revisiting old patterns and […]

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Exercising Your Driver. Properly.

I’ve had a small problem lately. You see, I’ve always had a strong driver side to my personality. You may have one too – our driver side is the one who jumps right in and takes charge and says ok, what are we doing here? And begins to organize, create, assert herself, and generally get […]

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Where the Earth Speaks to My Heart

Land. Earth. What is my connection to our earth? How has it changed since I was a child? I’ve been musing on this. You see, I just sold the last piece of real estate I owned. I am no longer a “property owner.” I don’t know if I will own land again in that sense, […]

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The Being in the Tree

The Being in the Tree There is a large, old black walnut tree that owns the backyard of a house I used to live in. She is magnificent with arms that reach way up to the sky with old brown crooked fingers and rough grey-brown bark in patterns all over her. She loses all her leaves in the […]

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Expectation is a trap I set for myself.

Expectation is a pinnacle point of achievement. A place far beyond where I live – always. I know this pattern well. It was conditioned into me as a child through the teachings of a father who thought making money was the only answer to success. And when he couldn’t make that formula work for himself, […]

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Taking Up The Space that is MINE

I work in the Intentional Creativity movement for many reasons – the foremost of those reasons is that the practices I have learned and now teach, work. When I clearly set my intention, the way forward magically clears, what seems like obstacles becomes doorways, and I move through them to a new and happier place in […]

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