#spiritual

Legacy of Vision and Light: Brenda Davis

Brenda Davis (1962 – 2022) Art by Brenda Davis Inspired by visions that “God sends to me,” Brenda Davis filled the walls and ceilings of her double-wide mobile home in rural Alabama with painted depictions of boldly abstracted flowers and birds, multi-colored fronds, primeval jungle royalty, calligraphic-like seals,…

Darshan Comes to Tuscumbia, AL!

A few years back I penned a piece inviting you to “Jump” into experiencing different cultures.  Eight years later, I am awestruck to be experiencing the first national Indian art exhibition – Darshan, Visions of India, sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL. Garden Spices…

Direction: Words of Dr. Russell

THE PATH OF YOUR TRUE SELF When you are evolving, you are on the path of growth and following your true self. When you are static, you are following your lower self. Anytime you’re being less than your authentic self, you are creating and starring in an illusion…

Spiritual in Nature: Art of Verlena Johnson

  Self Portrait, Raven and the Owl   The halos in her work echo and conjure up the ethereal, ancestral strength and intuition that is female.  It is spiritual and diverse and its essence is recognized by eyes that seek insight. Garden Spices celebrates and honors the work…

Insight: Dr. Russell Clayton

THERE IS ONLY ONE YOU There is something different about you. You don’t remind me of anyone else l know. What you offer is very unique. Your creative thoughts boggle my mind. No matter what you do, there is no one who does it quite like you. Your…

An Awesome Gift

  Insight – The power or act of seeing into a situation. The act of apprehending the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively. Recently, I have been moving through a significant transformational period. Everything has been a challenge. My sleep pattern changes at will. I have…

PATIENCE OR DIVINE TIMING

  Endurance, staying power, tolerance, lack of complaint, persistence, fortitude, and serenity are synonyms for patience. Another possibility is the idea of Divine Timing as a different lens with which to view a situation. My hope and intention are to provide an opportunity to look back at your…