These are my people, my tribe, my inspiration. In no certain order, of course. It’s more of a circle.

Colleen Attara, mix-media artist and creator of cool greeting cards

Kimberly Becker, textile artist and teacher

Rob Bell, writer, teacher, minister — all around cool guy

Jennifer Belthoff, creator of Giggles from the Couch and the Love Notes Postcard Project

Flora Bowley, artist and teacher, author of Brave Intuitive You

Susannah Conway, author of This I Know, and teacher of inspiring online courses

Aimee Dolich, artist and owner of Artsyville

Glennon Doyle Melton, creator of Momastery and one spunky writer

Kristine Dubuque Ortega, photographer and writer

Elizabeth Duvivier, founder of Squam Art Workshops

Linda Esterley, artist and all-around cool chick

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love and Big Magic.

Harriet Goodall, weaver, artist, and teacher

Xan Holyoak, writer and creator of The Conscious Caterpillar

Danielle LaPorte, author of The Desire Map and Style Statement

Kerry Lemon, artist, illustrator, author of Fearless Drawing

Teresa Low, artist at Just Paint and Play

Stephanie Levy, creator of 30 Days of Collage and Creative Courage

Suzi Poland, artist, poet, writer

Melody Ross, founder of Brave Girls Club: Life-Changing Fun for Women

Susa Talan, artist and illustrator — oh, these cards!

Nicola Taylor, self-portrait photographer

Jean Ellen Whatley, author of Off the Leash

Come back to visit this page again, as more glorious people are discovered.

"We accept the love we think we deserve."
Stephen Chbosky