I’m writing to you from Sedona, Arizona – known for it’s striking red rock formations and energy vortexes.
I’m here for a workshop (titled It’s Never Too Late) led by Julia Cameron who is one of the teachers I’ve been writing about. Julia Cameron is an author, artist, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, composer, journalist and teacher. She is most famous for her book The Artist’s Way.
The Artist’s Way has touched the lives of millions of people. It certainly touched mine. Her work has had a such profound influence on my life that she is only teacher I mention in all seven chapters of my story.
It was recommended to me by Clare Goodridge who I met when attending a personal development retreat in 2005. At that time, I was only months into my marriage and was already having doubts. Desperate for answers, I purchased The Artist’s Way and began reading.
The Artist’s Way contains hundreds of highly effective exercises, many of which are designed to help you explore who you are and what really inspires you. I diligently worked through each and every one of the exercises. I loved this book! Julia Cameron’s work opened up a whole new way of thinking and being for me.
I attribute The Artist’s Way to leading me to develop a deeper understanding of myself and what is most meaningful to me. It has also given me the freedom and confidence to express myself fully so I could build a life that I loved.
Clare, thank you from the bottom of my heart for introducing me to this book. It has changed my life irrevocably, in ways I never thought could be possible.
My weekend with Julia Cameron has given me a deeper appreciation for her work. She is a bright light, patient, loving and wise. She knows exactly what nutrients and nourishment to feed the soul.
Thank you Julia for showing me how to live The Artist’s Way.