Join award-winning Catherine Ann Jones on ZOOM Nov 7-8

Posted by on Oct 19, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Join award-winning Catherine Ann Jones on ZOOM Nov 7-8

A Self Healing Workshop Nov 7-8 on Zoom The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.                                      Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist   Karma means action. Not praying for blessings or good health, but working for them. You make your own karma every moment.   – Pico Iyer                            Self-Healing Workshop    […]

At the Threshold of What is to Come

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
At the Threshold of What is to Come

At the Threshold of What is to Come    That men from one universal brotherhood, that they spring from one common origin, that their individual lives, their nations and races, interbreed and blend and go on to merge again at last in one common human destiny upon this little planet amidst the stars. What will […]

The Horrific Backstory of Oscar-winning epic romance, Ryan’s Daughter

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Horrific Backstory of Oscar-winning epic romance, Ryan’s Daughter

Last evening, I invited two friends over, with social distancing, to view legendary director David Lean’s epic romance, Ryan’s Daughter which I had not seen since its 1970 release. The 3- hour film is still a memorable classic with stunning performances by Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Christopher Jones, Trevor Howard, and John Mills. And written […]

Yes to Life!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Yes to Life!

  YES to LIFE! Swimming laps this morning under blue skies in an almost Olympic-size pool, something swirled in my chest and inwardly sang, “Yes to Life’. And I made of list of all there is to be grateful for such as family, friends, health, and a creative life. Creativity transcends pandemics. For several years […]

C-Virus: a time for gratitude & compassion

Posted by on Jun 26, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
C-Virus: a time for gratitude & compassion

C-Virus: a time for gratitude & compassion Someone sent me a poem that seems to capture the essence of the warrior commitment. Called “Birdfoot’s Grampa,” the poem is about a boy and his grandfather who are driving on a country road in a rainstorm. The grandfather keeps stopping the car and getting out to scoop […]

Time to Pause and Reflect

Posted by on May 24, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Time to Pause and Reflect

Perhaps a necessary response to this pandemic is that the earth itself is asking human civilization to slow down, to pause and reflect. Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto have not all been together in Capricorn for over 700 years! Looking at the shadow side of Capricorn becomes a pressing situation…. In the year 2020, three major planetary […]

Isn’t It Time to Honor Your Story?

Posted by on May 21, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Isn’t It Time to Honor Your Story?

“A true writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for others.” –                                                                                                           Thomas Mann A Personal Note: We are all facing a challenging time with the C-Virus yet in its wake is given the gift of time. Perhaps to honor your story. Apart from my own writing […]

The Passing of Missy Prissy

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Passing of Missy Prissy

For all those who have loved & lost pets as they will understand. – Catherine Ann Jones I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little they become its visible soul. Jean Cocteau As a former owner of three cats at various times in my life, I entertained the idea of breaking […]

Zoom Way of Story Sat, May 2, 10-12 noon

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Zoom Way of Story Sat, May 2, 10-12 noon

Join us Sat May 2, for The Way of Story workshop, 10-12 noon on ZOOM. The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.   – Mary Oliver (1935-2019) You are invited to […]

The Gift of Solitude

Posted by on Apr 5, 2020 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Gift of Solitude

  The Gift of Solitude The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time. Mary Oliver (1935-2019) It is a silver morning like any other. I am at my desk. Then the […]