After devoting the last couple of years to drawing animals and creating The Animal Guidance Project, I got a sudden impulse to make a shift. If you’re wondering what guidance feels like, my story will be a good example.
Last week, I had a “walk the talk” moment. During my morning meditation and journaling session, the words “wild and precious” appeared on the page.
Up until that point, I had been perfectly okay with The Animal Guidance Project as the name of this collection.
It was clear and descriptive. I had no inkling that it was a placeholder name until the minute I saw WILD+PRECIOUS.
Immediately, I knew. The words felt so correct! Hearing them out loud felt amazing!
Instead of WHAT, they resonate with WHY!
The WHY behind this collection is the celebration of what is wild and precious–our animal kindreds and that within us that is untamed and unlimited. WILD!
Our connection to our inner wisdom is PRECIOUS.
The wisdom itself and the traditions and rituals of connection that have been passed down, generation to generation, spanning back to prehistory is precious.
And of course, I simply love the homage to the poem by Mary Oliver, which ends with the question, “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
Within hours, I had a vision for what the logo had to look like and within 24 hours, I was able to register the new URL and update the site without a hitch. Talk about alignment! It was all so clear that it felt like magic!
So it is with joy that I turn the page and begin an new chapter for my work. Introducing…
I invite you to visit the new website! More than anything, I’m most proud of having listened to that quiet voice and ignoring the “practical” side of me that kept pointing out all the ways that such a move would be a pain in the… bum! ;P
To celebrate all the ways that JOY, FAITH, and DREAMING made this milestone possible, I’m offering 4 one-of-a- kind pairings:
I only have ONE of each so if any of them speak to your heart, head over to the WILD+PRECIOUS SHOP or click the links below and grab them. The last offering was gone in less than a minute!
Thank you so much for being part of this work. For me, when I dream of what I want to do with this one wild and precious life of mine, I think… THIS—sharing this art and guidance with you! These days, it feels like I’m dreaming with my eyes wide open!