To Inspire, Transform & Heal

Linda Wiggen Kraft
Creativity for the Soul

Nature’s Inspirations

In Each Moment Reimagining a Life Filled Future.

In each moment reimagining a life filled future.  For 2023 I have no resolutions of the usual kind. No long lists of things to do or be. Only a reimagining and imagining of a life-filled planet that I work for and walk into. Imagining through expanded open heart. Each moment a journey into that future. […]

Prairie Art, Mandalas, Bouquets & Hospitality (Repeat)

Prairie Art, Mandalas, Bouquets & Hospitality (This is a resend, unfortunately it was not sent to many subscribers last week. If you received it before, sorry for the duplicate) The weather was warm, but what really warmed our hearts was the hospitality of Christine and Gary as we visited their home and ten acre prairie […]

Prairie Art, Mandalas, Bouquets & Hospitality

Prairie Art, Mandalas, Bouquets & Hospitality   Christine & Gary’s Prairie with Paths for Walking Through The weather was warm, but what really warmed our hearts was the hospitality of Christine and Gary as we visited their home and ten acre prairie restoration an hour outside of St. Louis.  We were there to share an […]

The Power of Light – Dragonflies & Summer Solstice

The Power of Light – Dragonflies & Summer Solstice Dragonflies were playful and plentiful during a nature hike that Christine T. had before our evening mandala circle in late May. These beings of iridescent wings symbolize and embody the power of light. Christine’s encounters with them inspired her mandala. Christine’s mandala made with iridescent watercolor […]

The Wonder of Mandala Workshops & Fall

WORKSHOP WONDERS It’s been  over two years since my last in-person Mandalas, Meditation & Journaling workshop. Fortunately a small group of us were able to gather in-person in late October in my home studio. We shared the day creating mandalas, journaling and listening to guided meditations. Mandala by me created during workshop I am both […]

A Prairie Bouquet Inspires Mandalas & More

A Prairie Bouquet Inspires Mandalas & More A freshly picked bouquet of native prairie flowers picked by Christine was the inspiration for mandalas and other art created during a recent mandala circle. Prairie Bouquet from Christine’s Native Prairie Gardens The flowers were Golden aster (Heterotheca villosa), downy gentian (Gentiana puberulenta) obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana), wild […]

Mandala Sharing – Words, Color & Nature Inspirations

Mandala Sharing – Words, Color & Nature Inspirations A recent Mandala Circle started with a check-in of friends. The mandala gatherings were few and far between due to Covid. We gathered and spoke about our months apart. I then lead a guided meditation and we made art in the music filled quiet room with silent […]

Summer-Time of Mandalas & Flowers-Shared & Grown

Nature’s Mandala Season Flowers have the power to open hearts when they are looked at closely.  Most flower shapes are mandalas created by nature. The circular forms, whether the petals form an enclosed circle or a circle surrounding more open petals, all speak to the complete infinite shape. Summer is the time of year when […]

Art Inspired by Sparkling

Inspired by Sparkling      As I listened to a friend’s Podcast (Earthworms with Jean Ponzi) I was enchanted by Becky Brittain’s story of her “Art of Sparkling”, a way of opening heart and sending love out to all creatures and creation.         Becky’s book titled “The Art of Sparkling – Share […]

Finding Footing – Re Entry into a Changed World

Re Entry into a Changed World How to navigate re-entry into a different world that heads towards a hopefully post Covid era?  It feels like the unbalanced feeling after being spun around and around and around, feet shifting from one spot to another trying to find sure footing and balance as your head still spins. […]

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