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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“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” M.SCOTT PECK “I need …

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  Writers are like stargazers, searching an imaginary sky for distant galaxies of meaning and metaphor– trusting in the existence of a story- an act of faith– knowing that the story is  there. Somewhere. Scientists and astronomers have a name for the invisible material surrounding a galaxy. They call it dark matter. As I explore the galaxy …

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