Love Me Some Lovato

What’s wrong with being Confident?  What’s wrong with being sober?  Not a f**king thing!  Got a bit of a crush on this one.

11 Inspirational Life Lessons From Demi Lovato

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Demi Lovato rang in four years of sobriety on Tuesday, taking to Twitter to announce the news. “This last year I experienced so much life and too much death… But I made it through… Sober,” she wrote alongside the hashtags, “#4Years #GodsWill.”

YOU

Artist? Musician? Writer? Explorer? Teacher? Giver?

Join me, Melissa, and others as we build something beautiful.  A place to share creativity, the creative process, our stories, our hearts, our potential.  If you’ve ever felt that you are in the process of re(dis)covering who you are through creative eyes, please read my open letter to YOU, and think about joining In Re(dis)covery and Encompass Art.  Your helping hand, your vision, and your strength can shift this world on its axis one person at a time.

On Open Letter to YOU

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Link Melissa Resch, Encompass Art Artist

Time for you to get know Melissa Resch

I met Melissa about 7 years ago in Provincetown.  She was working as support staff at our local resident home for those living with HIV/AIDS.  I was also working for the local ASO, the AIDS SUPPORT GROUP OF CAPE COD, as the Men’s Health Project Manager.  I’d occasionally bump into her while transporting the tens of thousands of safer sex kits we stored in the basement of the resident home.  I knew she was also an artist as so many of Provincetown residents are.  Provincetown is, after all, the longest continuous arts colony in the country……..continue reading  here

What started out as a simple conversation within just a few days turned into a passion project.  And while these sorts of things are never quite ready for the world, if you don’t put it out there, they will never been seen.  I’ve been working on EncompassArt.com and InReDIScovery.com for over 6 months now.  Planning, building, deleting, revamping, dreaming, deleting, rebuilding, revamping, and so on.  6 months is a lot of planning for me.  Fact is, these sites are just the beginning of a much bigger story, but without allowing you to see the beginning, you won’t possibly understand the journey. My journey. Maybe it’s your journey too.  Come along along for the ride.