My Scribbled Secret Notebooks

Some pages from the not so secret online journal of Lynna Goldhar Smith artist and writer.

“There are only three kinds of business in the universe: mine, yours, and God’s.” ~ Byron Katie Today, I had the urge to write about something that I was outraged about. I was annoyed  about a particular internet  art star. I wanted to be the kid in the crowd who cries out that the emperor has no clothes. But …

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  “Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Live in the question.”    Rainer Maria Rilke I love these words. I try to call them up when I face uncertainty   I am in the middle of developing an idea that is slowly forming in my mind. I don’t know if it is …

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This is the beginning of a story that I scribbled down in the coffee shop. It showed up in my notebook today like this. My grandmother was quiet and mysterious and knew mysterious things. She was part gypsy, at least that is what I grew up believing. She could heal wounds, and cure sickness, and …

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In this post I am going to address the notion of writer’s block. In all honesty I don’t actually get full blown writers block. I write every day. I am always journalling, blogging, scribbling, pondering, musing, reflecting, or working out something on paper. Writing is how I clear my mind, and make sense of the …

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