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Lessons I refused to learn

Posted by Lisa Landry on

Lessons I refused to learn

Over the past few weeks, I have leaped wholeheartedly back into the role of student. In seasons like these, I am inspired by re-imagining what could be. Each morning, I renew my mind by taking time to read scripture and write in my journal, then my husband & I enjoy the cool New Hampshire mornings by getting in a walk together before the day begins.  I have enrolled in classes to develop my writing skills as well as me expanding my artistic palette. I am working to overcome strongholds of control & perfection. To that end, watercolor painting is teaching...

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In an instant—everything changed

Posted by Lisa Landry on

In an instant—everything changed

It was on the way to my family's lake house, talking to my husband, when it dawned on me. My perspective changed and I felt a weight lift from my spirit. I had no idea that I had even been carrying anything. Or even more shockingly, just how much it would change the approach to my art. When I first started painting in acrylic, I would analyze the world around me, relating everything to the colors I would use to paint them. It was instinctive, and sure, maybe even obsessive. When I started paint pouring, I would see patterns in...

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