Author Archives: catherine grytting

About catherine grytting

healer, teacher, spiritual counselor, artist, writer, musician

Expanded Awareness: Perceiving Other Realms

The French philosopher, Teilhard de Chardin, reminds us that “we are not human beings having a spiritual experience.  We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” [i]  How might your life be different if you lived from the expanded perspective … Continue reading

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Being a Creator: Emotions, Serendipity and Shifting Energy

What does it mean to be a creator?  It means being one who brings something into being.  We think of creators as people who work with a medium such as images, sound or ideas.  What if our own lives are … Continue reading

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Light Shining in the Darkness

  People throughout the world are turning their attention to family, friends, sharing, peace love and joy.  When millions of people around the planet maintain a similar focus at this time of year, it creates an electromagnetic field that can activate positive emotions in others.  Continue reading

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Counter Chaos with Coherence

Last month I wrote about how world events affect us even when we are far removed from them.  Today I will explore the concept of coherence as a way to respond to global turmoil.  This post defines coherence, describes a … Continue reading

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Current Events Call for Balance and Stability

The events of the last several months have caused chaos, fear, anxiety and suffering. Emotional energy affects us. It requires resilience and stamina to maintain balance and stability. Continue reading

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Autumn Equinox: Finding Balance in the Changing Seasons

Today is the Autumn Equinox. This annual event offers an opportunity to think about balance, growing darkness and Earthly influences. On the Equinox, balance occurs between daylight and darkness.  During the following six months, growing darkness expands to the shortest … Continue reading

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The Creative Process: An Example with Watercolor

Continuing the exploration of creativity that has been the focus of these posts since January 2017, today I describe how I applied the creative process while painting a recently completed landscape of a friend’s front yard and entryway (see Figure … Continue reading

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