Author Archives: Hedda G. Sidla

About Hedda G. Sidla

Certified Coach / Professional Artist / Art and Creativity Instructor

birdsong

what’s on my mind? G R A T I T U D E ! living in a beautiful and democratic country…my family…having a simple home that grounds me…art…heartfelt friends…a bed that is comfortable and safe through the night…nourishing food…the right … Continue reading

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living outdoors

Living outdoors after a long winter sometimes starts with reclaiming the deck… two sides of the same deck…a twilight sky…a Brueghel sky… There are plants to come once the danger of frost is over…there are times of absolute peace and … Continue reading

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a b u n d a n c e

there is a physical manifestation of abundance that looks like this to me… or this… and then there is the generous spirit of heart that seems invisible…but known…when felt. Where is your invisible abundance being shared?

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curiosity

In her little book, Julie  http://julianamcdonald.ca invites us to be curious. Daily she steps the forest, weekly, monthly yearly. She feels the changes with the seasons…embraces transition…slowly…mindfully…with heart. She is upheld by this daily ritual and reminds me that a … Continue reading

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ritual

I pass this way daily…the landing between the upper and main floor. There is a little book held dearly in Buddha’s hands…it was created by a dear friend and artist, Juliana McDonald http://julianamcdonald.ca, and walked into being because of her … Continue reading

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sacred lineage

I have been going over some photos I took this winter from my home…two of them struck me as relevant at this time…and got me curious about their meaning. So my question to you (and myself) is…which speaks to you…elusive … Continue reading

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translation winter into spring

I am observing and listening to the melting snow…three foot-long icicles disappearing in a day…clear steps for footed security…roads clear for driving…remembering things that brought beauty and expansion to my life that summer day many years ago…working in the studio … Continue reading

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happy valentine’s day

Yesterday I received a letter from a dear friend…a 3-page letter. There was something about holding the weight of the unopened envelope in my hand…the familiar script reminding me of the abundance of letters we exchanged in those years a … Continue reading

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consignment

all this is going to consignment next week…time to move on…create breathing space…let light in… what do you want to let go of…in order to let in?

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pushpins

Pushpins serve a great purpose…temporary…yet necessary in creating the next step. Trying it out…adjusting…what a gift to creative exploration. Setting up new home takes time…pushpins are friendly helpmates… what helps you sort it all out?

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