bird wings

bird wings, Canon Digital Rebel

“Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes.
If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you’d be paralyzed.
Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as bird wings.”
– Rumi

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Hi, I’m Andrea

On this blog you’ll be learning with me how to use our voices, share our creative superpowers and live life in full color.

As an artist, photographer, life coach + mentor, I’m redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO — ‘cause in my world, it’s got nothing to do with capes, spandex or sidekicks and everything to do with tenderness, intuition & baby steps of bravery.



  1. nina

    That is one spectacular photo! My mouth fell right open when it appeared on my screen. The entire post made my day! You are so amazing!

  2. zeynep

    No words can explain what i felt after viewing this shot and words of Rumi..thank you for sharing such an outstanding piece.All the best from Istanbul, Zeynep

  3. eileen

    Hey A,
    One of my favorite quotes, thanks for pairing it brillantly with this AWESOME PIC.
    the bird looks like it’s struggling to fly,
    off balance, wobbly
    feet extended, like she’s in an internal dilemma
    fly higher or land to safety?
    expand or contract?
    She’s not exactly soaring effortlessly.
    The clouds however look like a maze
    with holes of clear, blue opportunity.

  4. Jillian

    This is truly a stunning image. If I didn’t know from prior photos how great your talent is, I would assume this was photoshopped!

  5. thodarumm

    Amazing as always and lovely stuff that Eileen wrote too. Oh so hopeful, I love that…”with holes of clear blue opportunity”

  6. adele

    that picture is beyond amazing.

  7. G-Man

    It’s amazing how you keep topping yourself. That photo is amazing and the quote leaves me breathless.

  8. Felicity

    Beautiful. I love Rumi and your pix are amazing.

  9. la vie en rose

    That quote is just what I needed to hear today!

  10. LB

    Phenomenal photo. It’s really intriguing and awe-some.

  11. Swirly

    A lot of my recent pieces have had birds in them – inspired by my grandma. This is lovely. Thank you. 🙂

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