Starting Anew

This is an exercise in liberation. Burning down the phoenix to start a new.   If it doesn’t terrify you, then either you aren’t doing it right, or you’ve been exposed to flame a little too much in your life! I’ll mark this first post on a newly designed site as a reminder that we need to recreate and refresh periodically …

Love What You Love Friday: As a Wick Does

Hello, my friends, It has been awhile since I have posted a “Love What You Love Friday,” and because life is shouting at me from twenty different directions, every which way since Sunday, about the importance, importance, IMPORTANCE of desire (aka, loving what you love), I was inspired to (read: really had no choice but to) resume again. So, without further …

Don’t Surrender Your Loneliness So Quickly

I recently received a message from a woman who expressed sadness at being lonely and who also expressed a desire to find a companion. Loneliness and the desire for a relationship, particularly a romantic/love relationship, are two themes that can come up often with my private clients. I wanted to offer a few thoughts on loneliness that have helped my private …

Come visit me! (My art has a new online home!)

  Hello, friends! I’m so happy to announce that my new online gallery and studio space, www.leahcbart.com, is now live! I really wanted a dedicated, beautiful online space for my art and so I’m very excited about this milestone.  My first choice would of course be that I could share my art with you in person, but since that is not …

Learning By Heart to Unleash Your Own Extraordinary Work

  “The Swan” by Ranier Maria Rilke, translated by Robert Bly, written out by hand by me to hang on my fridge where it can become a very real part of my everyday life and being. If you want to awaken and cultivate your inner genius, a powerful way to train and align your mind to do this is by …

HEY THERE, FABULOUS! WHY NOT YOU?! : A guided tour to an original work of art

“HEY THERE, FABULOUS! WHY NOT YOU?!” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2015 30×40 original, acrylic on canvas $2,700 + S&H   “We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” ― Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love This …

SHE RISING: A guided tour of an original work of art

“SHE RISING” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2014, All Rights Reserved 40×40 original, acrylic on canvas Available: $10,000 This painting is about the divine feminine and the modern feminist, a phenomenon and a movement that I call SHE RISING. The original inspiration for this piece was sparked by an incident several years ago that occurred while I was riding my bike on …

SECRET GARDEN: An original painting and her story

“Secret Garden” Leah Campbell Badertscher, 2015 12×36 original acrylic on canvas $950 + S&H This painting is only available in the original (i.e., no reproductions will be made). “Every woman should have a secret garden,” was a beautiful piece of wisdom that a mentor once shared with me.  These words have inspired my life and also helped inspire this piece. This …