My Special Guest Blogger
for MAY ~ 2016
For each guest blogger, I ask just one question. “What is on your mind?”
My guests are free to write about whatever they want to say in response to my invitation. Thank you, Francine, for your Guest Blog!
I was raised in Long Beach, California where I have been inspired by a love of bright
colors, dynamic movements of water, and vibrant energy.
In my art, I envision life as colored energy patterns and I use the convergence of matter and spirit to create form. I like to show others how they too can affect real changes in their lives by using their own personal tools and resources.
My artwork invites you to join me in
connecting with your inner spark and making real changes in your life.
I worked with 3-year old children and teens who are considered to be at-risk, as well as retired individuals.
This wide variety of experiences laid the groundwork for overcoming a life-threatening event in my personal life. I had a form of paralysis from the ribs down. My right hand turned into a claw and I experiences significant sight loss in my right eye; it was legally blind.
I will share my experiences when I am a guest blogger in May.
I will relate the personal tools and perception I used and you can use them also to work with the medical professionals for the highest outcome. Discover how I transformed a death sentence to create a life and relationships prior to event s that challenged me to enter a life of joy most of the time!
Visit this blog by clicking here:
“Art & Healing” blog http://www.francinekohnart.com/art–healing-blog.html
Bio for Francine Kohn:
Francine Kohn lives in Southern California.
Francine’s moving art paintings have been exhibited nationally and collected internationally. She has been interviewed on 3 television shows.
As a teacher and healer, she develops original curriculum inviting
freedom to create, reaffirming the magic and the power of art and
healing to influence perception and understanding.
Francine Kohn Art
Below you will find a quote from a testimonial by Joni Yacoe, MFT, concerning Francine working with at-risk teens.
Of all the work I have done with troubled teenagers, I feel Ms.
Kohn’s project brought out more self-esteem and pride than I have seen
with other modalities. It was challenging and difficult enough that
they were impressed with their completed work…They were able to
express feelings and how they saw themselves in a form that allowed
them to drop a lot of their defenses. They were delighted and
somewhat embarrassed by their accomplishment as it took them out of
their comfort zone and allowed them to experience themselves as
creative young people, instead of “problem teenagers.
This Guest Blog
of Lynda McKinney Lambert
Lynda McKinney Lambert – author of “Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage” published by Kota Press. To order, click here: Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage
Lynda authors two blogs on writing, the humanities, arts and faith.
She is a freelance writer; her work appears in numerous books and literary journals. She is a retired professor of fine arts and humanities (Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA).
Lynda exhibits her exquisite mixed media fiber arts in exhibitions worldwide.
Currently, Lynda has 3 books in development for publication in late 2016. First, is a book of essays based on her memoirs. Second, a book of new and selected poems. Third, a chapbook collection of Abecedarian Poems.
To order a signed copy of my book: