JOURNAL and CALENDAR
July 27, 2016
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Original works by Barbara L. Chapman at The Sunlight Cafe  , Roosevelt Way.NE , Seattle ,WA 

June 20, 2016
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       I am here , standing and  here I stay . As the planets in the Universe remain so , to do I.  My gentleness is hidden and stamina remains . Do you see me ? I often wonder .  Stamina remains.  Where will I sleep tonight  ? Stamina remains . Where is…

June 10, 2016
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 It is my joy , It is my teacher . My challenge to explore and examine . It brings delight to the surface  and it invites the tears to flow . At times it brings a giggle… as well as a wiggle . In the stillness it is my comfort And in celebration  it is…

April 25, 2016
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Children of the streets , Honoring the brokenness  , Giving a light to the rough edges . Giving transformation to fear  and giving love to life . Their magnificence is a beacon of light in the dark . And their trust is a door to the universe . 

April 4, 2016
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As I journey inward during the creation process  it is a mystery as to what will emerge . I summon the courage needed to explore an internal , sacred space  and give it voice through color and texture  . Traveling through layers of the mind and emotion in order to reach the authentic  , timeless…

March 5, 2016
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      The Soul is freed from constraints  as I delve deeper  into the creative journey  .  I step forward into layers  of Spirit to face the  joys and to release the anguish .  The energy in the air surrounding me  while I work is nearly palatable . In moments I may cry out…

November 30, 2015
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September 20, 2015
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Thank God I remember  the feel of laughter !  O how the  spontaneous giggles and the delicious release of joy returns, within my heart’s memory again and again . I trust that it’s return could be any day . And every day I open my arms ready to say ” Welcome back home ” And…

September 15, 2015
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          My Art work carries me through despair and dances with me in joy