Digging for Gold – Getting to the Heart of the Matter

My name is Fiona Stolze. Welcome to my space. This blog originally focused on  all my silk painting experiences, but it soon turned into a site where I began sharing my writings on all the topics that are near and dear to me. As I learned to dig deeply for the gold in my life, I began to see how little substance so many things in my life had – things that had previously seemed to be so valuable. And one … Continue reading

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Creating Art in the Coldest Spot on the Planet

Fiona Stolze base chakra painting

We’ve just come out of a really cold snap – one that has had Edmonton ranked as the coldest spot on the planet with temperatures below -40 Celcius with real feel a few degrees below that too. It has been quite a challenge, but ideal for ramping up the heating and get creative indoors. Here are a few photos I took during this time. This first one was the view through the window in our front porch. I really love the … Continue reading

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Making New Year Changes to Silkandart

Wolf moon abstract acrylic Fiona Stolze

I’m starting the new year off with renewed energy and am back now breathing more life into my blog again. First of all, I just wanted to give an update on what’s happening in the Silk & Art workshop so that you can decide if this is something you’re interested in following along further with me. I’ve currently got a really big sale on in my Etsy shop. All of my silks are on special offer at 30% discount including … Continue reading

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Oracle Card Reading Oct 21, 2019

mandala oracle deck

Time and space are not of the essence. That’s what I always tell people who come to me for spiritual guidance. That’s what makes card readings so wonderful. No matter when you come across or receive one, it is relevant to you no matter when the information was shared. I wanted to share this latest one I have done and hope that it gives you some food for thought as you go through your day. And please do come and join … Continue reading

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Oracle Card Reading October 9th 2019

mandala oracle deck

Hi everyone and welcome to a new oracle card reading. I’ve picked 3 cards from my ‘A Sea of Calm’ deck and am sharing some spiritual guidance with you based on these. I hope that this message will inspire you to contemplate your current situation and perhaps give you food for thoughts with regards next steps. To listen to the reading, just click on the video below. If this has been relevant for you, I’d love to hear from you, so … Continue reading

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Oracle Reading and Spiritual Guidance for October 3, 2019

Sea of Calm oracle deck Fiona Stolze

In response to those of you who have been asking to be able to access my short oracle readings on a more permanent basis, I have decided to do the following. I’ll be publishing them here on my blog, embedding them from YouTube. So go ahead and click on the start button to enjoy the latest reading. I’d love to hear your feedback or comments if this has been relevant for you. So please share below in the comments box. … Continue reading

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Being the Love for Others

It is important in our lives to make space to allow the mind to calm and become still. When we can come to a point of stillness where everything settles, it is from within that space that the truth arises. The truth that we are already all of what we think we are seeking. Out of that beautifully golden stillness arises the knowing that we are that which we seek. Our movement in this world from that quiet space is … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Whoever’s In Our Care

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How many of us are able to fully take care of whoever is in our care, from the heart? How many of us are truly capable of putting everything personal to one side and really taking care of someone who reaches out to us? Despite how we may be feeling within ourselves. And despite what we may be thinking about the other person. I recently had the opportunity to observe a scenario playing out between two friends. One had drawn the other … Continue reading

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Using Introversion to Deliberately Keep Myself Separate From Life

Introversion is a Story

I think it would be fair to say that I’ve been pretty introverted all of my life. It was always quite an ordeal to be introduced to people I’d never met before, and I would employ all sorts of strategies to avoid that happening. Just recently I was chatting to friends about this topic, and in the midst of the conversation I could see quite clearly that an introvert was not something that I was. It was actually a persona … Continue reading

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Well I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day

Christmas bauble fiona stolze

How many of you are like me and still have a loving place in your heart for the old Wizzard Christmas evergreen? It’s one of those songs that really brings back lovely childhood memories of how Christmas was in the past. Especially if you lived in the UK like I did. As a youngster I couldn’t help thinking – thank goodness it’s not Christmas every day. That would be exhausting. But today on December 20th, here I am sitting quietly … Continue reading

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Mantangles and More Art Group Challenge Two

Our group has completed its second art challenge. And it was so different from the first one. So here we are again with a gallery of the submitted finished pieces. I’m going to share the brief with you to put you in the picture. Everyone was asked to create a mantangle (a zentangle-inspired mandala) on paper using a Sharpie. So no erasing. The finished piece was to be about 40cm x 40cm. The artist could either draw 5 random concentric … Continue reading

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