TESTIMONIALS

What do participants’ say about us?

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Breaking The Chains of Anxiety

Do We Mean What We Hear?

“We create and recreate ourselves each day.  Making “choices” is about how to respond to life events.”  — Sam Guyton

Ties That Bind

Do We Mean What We Hear?

“My aha moment was realizing the importance of sharing thoughts, seeing how we all differ, and recognizing how important it is to exchange our ideas and bring things to light.”  – Marjorie Cater

Every day with a dog is a gift.

See It, Create It, Live It!

“This PlayShop was fun!  -Jasmine Bright (age 7)

I’m gonna stop and have more fun.  I’ll use my painting to remind me of my dream to have a small travel trailer and go camping.”  -Lorraine Bright   

Kingfisher

Getting Unstuck

“This was a lovely experience with beautiful, mellow horses. It felt open and safe.  My takeaway is that testing and using my consciousness to create is experiential.  It was fun and unique!”  -Liana Lansing

A Teachable Moment

Laughter Yoga

“Laughter diffuses anger and sadness.”  -Pam Mitchell

Wolf

Laughter Yoga

“I am going to make sure that laughter is a bigger part of life.” -Jan Hastings



Shadows

Laughter Yoga

“My takeaway is that the intimacy and disarming nature of laughter connects people and creates joyful energy.” -Hinde Newton

Parting Glance

A Taste of Laughter

“This was a really fun morning.  It was a beautiful setting and fun to sit and laugh.  I loved the presenters and it was great to meet staff that I don’t get to see.” -Seasons Hospice Volunteer

Knobs

A Taste of Play

“I just started to play; and the paint brush guided itself.  My painting means more to me because others shared what they saw reflected in it.  Very powerful!”  -Rev. Mary Jo Honiotes

Pepper

A Taste of Play

“I learned when something turns out different than I expect, I can change it.” -Rev. Robert Brzezinski

Polarity

A Taste of Play

“Sometimes hearts don’t look like we think they do.” – Rev. Rick McCollum

Happy Home Cat

A Taste of Play

“I love dinner parties; for it is where we come to understand one another.”  – Rev. Norm Bouchard

Dare to Be Powerful

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I will always remember ‘attention to intention creates the energy of attraction.’” -Andrea Swett, RScP

Osprey

See It, Create It, Live It!

“It was fun to step back and see something that is ME.” -Connie Martin, RScP

What We Believe

See It, Create It, Live It!

“Loved that it was about the process and I didn’t need to worry about the result.” Dawn Gruenzner, RScP

Virginity

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I learned that work can be creative and I can make money at it.  It opened me to possibilities for my ministry.” -Debora Ireland-Young, RScP

Origin

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I created a living art piece that will continue to grow and inspire me.  I so needed this – no goals – I just showed up.” – Rev. Jennifer Wilde
At-One-Ment

See It, Create It, Live It!

“It was a FUN day!  After a long week, I dreaded giving up my Saturday for what I thought would be more work.” -Lyn Iannazzo, RScP
Metamorphosis

See It, Create It, Live It!

“This PlayShop was energizing.  I could do it all day.  Liked the lack of structure – my painting is a picture of my internal landscape.” -Sue Coast

Umbria Imagined

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I felt closer to everyone as we played together.  I got lost in my painting.  Your playshop was wonderful!  Thank you for your Love and insights!” -Patricia Netterfield, RScP
Kalahari King

See It, Create It, Live It!

“Thank you for bringing me to my happy place.” -Michael Keter, RScP

Metamorphosis

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“I bonded with a person I didn’t know.  It felt like shared love!  I realize that adult laughter diffuses child upsets.” -Stephanie Bentley

Umbria Imagined

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“My takeaway is that when challenges happen in the classroom, just laugh because it removes stress for both the teacher and the children – in fact this applies to all of life. When laughter is not directed AT you, it is bonding. – Alyssa Smith
Kalahari King

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“Given that I am the most senior person on this team I have been to many activities like this before. But this one made me feel the BEST!” – Carrie Brothers

Umbria Imagined

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“I got to know everyone in a new way.” -Amy Vecchiarelli

Metamorphosis

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“It was intriguing to choose to be ridiculous!” -Bill Powers

Kalahari King

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“I felt heat starting in my face and then moving into my whole body! – Regina Hill

Metamorphosis

A Taste of Laughter for Teachers

“At first it felt shocking to laugh.  Then, after trying it, I went all out, and actually got off on the laughter of others”  –Sonora Mack

Umbria Imagined

See It, Create It, Live It!

“It was like getting out of the real world.  I didn’t know I could let myself play like that.  Shining is hard.  It’s easier to sit in a shell. Yet, we gain from our experiences.” -Connie Stearns

Kalahari King

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I am a really structured person. I envisioned painting a vase of flowers prior to the PlayShop. And, I am proud of what I painted and how I painted it.  For some reason, it makes me want to cry.” -Patricia French

Metamorphosis

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I loved the container that was created for these beautiful beings.  Great PlayShop.” – Jackie Harris, RScP

Sugar Bowl

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I am not used to freedom.  I work on my art  pieces trying to achieve perfection.  It is painstaking.  Today, I let go and just painted.  I learned that my art doesn’t have to be perfect.”  -Mary Breckenridge
Sugar Bowl

See It, Create It, Live It!

“I painted a Catalpa Tree. I love Catalpa trees.” -Ranelle Rubino
Sugar Bowl

See It, Create It, Live It!

“When I arrived, I believed I was not creative.  Then, that belief morphed; and I changed that belief; so I am no longer stuck in it.  It was a safe space; and it felt OK to come out of my comfort zone.” -Kat Partch

Sugar Bowl

Getting Unstuck

I surprised myself. Initially, I was terrified of the horses. The instructions helped. The whole concept (of intention) seems profound. It’s interesting and something to think about.  I like who I AM right now; yet, I recognize I can change.  I will be thinking deeply about it.“ -Patricia French

Sugar Bowl

Getting Unstuck

“I tend to be task-oriented.  So, I felt like I took on a task and succeeded in doing it.  It felt like I knew what I was doing.” -Connie Stearns

Sugar Bowl

Getting Unstuck

“I really enjoyed the horses.  As a human, I am too controlling; and it’s the same with horses as it is with humans.  They won’t perform if you try to control them.  When I choose to allow things to unfold, they are content to follow.” -Jackie Harris, RScP
Sugar Bowl

Laughter Play

“Although I’ have struggled with the idea of God, I CAN believe in the principle of Flow of Good. There are no words to explain how important this principle is to me. We can all be agents of change.  Knowing I need to make a new path in my mind, I am starting today.”  -Kimberley McCoy

Sugar Bowl

Laughter Play

“I am thanking my Flow of Good.  Accepting one’s flow of good is a choice.  Because I am an introvert, I try to get out of things.  Today, I prayed for snow.  I AM SO GLAD IT DIDN’T SNOW!  The open-hearted sharing was astounding.  I realized I don’t laugh a lot.  This was a good reminder.”    -Mary Breckenridge

Sugar Bowl

See It! Create It! Live It!

“It was so interesting to discover that it’s the tiny thoughts and choices that drive what I create.  I appreciate this opportunity to be purposeful about it” -Kimberley McCoy
Sugar Bowl

Laughter Play

“I draw; but my drawing style is detailed and my art is life-like.  It is so wonderful to be free-flowing”  -Mary Breckenridge

Sugar Bowl

Laughter Play

“It is so cool to be able to wind down… my life is normally go, go, go.  Getting away and having time for myself is wonderful.”    -Kris Nguyen

Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice

“Today’s PlayShop reminds me of the story of the two wolves.  What I realize is that I’ve been feeding the wrong wolf, the inner critic. I am grateful that I can still hear the voice of my higher self.” -Kimberley McCoy
Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice!

“It’s frustrating when I don’t listen to my inner voice.  When I go with my gut, things work out well.”  –Katherine Szestypalow
Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice

“While building a Zen Garden, my inner voice led me to new meanings for my life’s journey.”  –Rev. Ann Thacker

Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice

“I appreciated this time to pause and reflect on my gifts. I liked the ‘triune’ process of Consciousness” described as seed, soil, and plant.” ​ -Cortney Holles
Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice!

“What I observed is that the creative process can be crazy, messy, sloppy and unstructured. This PlayShop provided the focus and structure necessary for manifestation of our creations to occur.”    –Susan Gallagher
Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice

“I realized that, as I placed my intention into the sand, I embodied it. The sand-sharing ritual reminded me that we are all connected…all things of the Earth and beyond.”   –Kat Partch

Sugar Bowl

Trusting Your Inner Voice

“I grasped that we can have our intention in our voices – not as a wish but as a reality.”   ​ -Mary Breckenridge