Freud’s Oracle in Ojai, May 26-27, 3 Performances Only

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Freud’s Oracle in Ojai, May 26-27, 3 Performances Only

Freud’s Oracle in Ojai 3 Performances Only “Catherine Ann Jones’ artful work not only pays tribute to the past but is a true gift to the future.” Freud’s Oracle in Ojai May 26 & 27 at Underground Exchange 1016 W. Ojai Ave/ Del Norte Ojai, CA 93023Sat 2pm & 7pm & Sun 2pmSuggested Donation $15-$20 […]

Heal Yourself with Writing online course with 30,000 subscribers

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones

DailyOM Online Course Spotlight Also Available on amazon.com as book, Kindle, or Audible   For Online Course Heal Yourself with Writing by Catherine Ann Jones Our life experiences are determined less by past events than by the way we remember them. There is a Native American parable about a grandfather who says, “I feel as […]

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones

  Isn’t it time to honor your story? “It is my feeling that some stories already exist in the ether, and my job is simply to bring them down to the gross level.  The best times are when I seem to disappear altogether and the story writes itself.  It passes through me, but is not […]

The Importance of Storytelling

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Importance of Storytelling

Our culture doesn’t think storytelling is sacred; we don’t set aside a time of year for it. We don’t hold anything sacred except what organized religion declares to be so. Artists pursue a sacred call, although some would buck and rear at having their work labeled like this. Artists are lucky to have a form […]

From the Fires of Ojai, CA

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
From the Fires of Ojai, CA

OJAI Sometimes writing must be set aside for survival. And what a lively learning survival is! Last month my home flooded and I have had to vacate for two months while the interior of my home is being re-constructed. It takes a village to re-build a home.   First came the flood then came fire […]

Film History is also Our History

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Film History is also Our History

The Ojai International Film Festival Nov 2-12, 2017  This is my seventeenth year as a final judge for the Ojai Film Festival. Due to accessibility and cost- effective technology, more and more independent films – both narrative and documentary- are being made today. Also, more film submissions from all over the world are seen, demonstrating […]

Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing   Listen. Make a way for yourself inside yourself.                                                Rumi Today, in modern life, a fragmentation separates most of us from our central core or soul. With all our outer progress, perhaps something has been lost which earlier cultures knew to value: the soul connection. Accessing and […]

Online Courses are Here to Stay!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog

Heal Yourself with Writing by Catherine Ann Jones Our lives may be determined less by past events than by the way we remember them. You are invited to come aboard this inner adventure that offers a step by step journey of discovery and re-visioning through focused journaling. Throughout the eight sessions, you will be engaged […]

Writing Changes Everything

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Writing Changes Everything

Writing Changes Everything The hardest part is sitting down.                    Catherine Ann Jones There are many necessary shifts as we get older, and this can often be quite confusing. For instance, if one’s mind is active and feels no older than twenty-eight, it comes as something of a shock when the body does not follow […]

Looking Back, Growing Forward

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Looking Back, Growing Forward

                                                                              New York, 1970s Looking Back, Growing Forward by Catherine Ann Jones  We learn from all those mentors who go before. The debt is large and the only way to re-pay this debt is to pay it forward in our work and teaching. While researching through my papers for a book I’m currently writing, a […]