An inspired, fulfilling life comes from having a heart that is on fire with joy….
An ignited heart!
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What are people saying about the Ignite experience?
Wow!! I am still on a high from the two day retreat with you and Elida. I came expecting good things. I was richly given more than I could of hoped for. I felt instantly that this was going to be a life changing opportunity. Both of you are certainly gifted with creativity. But what was heart felt was your passion for women to have healthy self images. To know that God made us each with special talents and gifts. I like that here we were, a small group of women, being challenged to make a difference in our own lives and of those we know. And being women we can be emotional. So yes there were a few tears. But oh…the laughter!!! I needed that more than I can say.
With a heart full of gratitude I say thank you. I am richer for the knowing of you two beautiful young women.
I am.. excited, hopeful, and ready to flourish!
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Dearest Lara and Elida…..
Would you believe I was up before 5am capturing the “sweet light” out in the pasture with the horses this morning.. The horses stared at me in wonderment. Ha! I am at my family farm in Canada and the sun rises early here. I’m in my element, finding my niche once again and it feels like hitting those “high notes” with my song. I’m soaring……..
I am the full belly after a decadent meal. There is a lot to digest. I came to the “Ignite” retreat open to anything and everything and everyone. I left the retreat with more then I could have ever bargained for. I have tears in my eyes as I write this, tears of utter gratitude to you and Elida for taking time to rally around women and lift them up to high places. You two are so Brave and generous of spirit. I NEVER in my life would have imagined that creativity and art could lead to God’s very throne but somehow as we open our souls, lay down our arms, we get to this very fragile place within ourselves where the rust melts away and God’s majesty shines thru and we start to sparkle again.
My art piece from Elida’s studio is a very raw piece of my heart. I’m going to place it in my “art studio”, the place I create which is really my kitchen table for now. I keep reflecting on my word that I chose, it was unexpected, yet I couldn’t walk away from it. I AM….Forgiven. I think I made peace with myself, the struggles I faced for years and the lost time from all the brokenness that occurred. It’s just forgiven, This piece represents my turning point.
I could go on and on. But more then anything I want to take time to thank you and Elida. You two precious souls. I think about you both and I just smile. Words can never properly convey the depth of gratitude.
Love to you both.
Truly Thankful, Lynne