On A Mission

It hung in a cheap frame right above the studio entrance; simple, yet palpable in how it touched, moved and inspired so many who walked through that studio door.

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Patricia Ivey
Grace and Grit

Lately I’ve been struggling with my faith. And no, I’m not talking about the kind of faith that is connected to a religious belief, but the kind of faith I had when I was certain I was making a difference in the world, and not just spinning my wheels.

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Patricia Ivey
Emerging…

For most of my life I have felt completely alone, never really feeling like I fit in. For years I’ve had shame around being seen as “different”, feeling misunderstood, certain there was no one else out there in the world who really “got me”.

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Patricia Ivey
Imagine If…

Imagine how much brighter the world could be if we filled it with our vision, passion and ideas… If we quieted the voices of fear, self-doubt and the dream killers whispering in our ear.

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Patricia Ivey
Life Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Ever since I was a little human I have looked at life and others through rose colored glasses. Call me crazy, but I like to believe that people will always do the right thing, make the right choices and fight for the right causes.

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Patricia Ivey
The Day I Stopped Giving a F@$%

As far back as I can remember, I’ve always been way too worried about what other people think of me. Looking back to a young age, I was not the most confident kid. In fact I was painfully shy and super sensitive.

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Patricia Ivey
The Blame Game

We all know people who constantly blame everyone else for what is going on in their lives. Whether it be their wife/husband, a co-worker, employer or perhaps the neighbor three doors down…

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Patricia Ivey
Catch and Release…

Most of us would like to believe we don’t hold grudges… Yet at some point, the truth is we’ve all held a grudge, or had someone hold a grudge against us. It’s easy to not even realize when we are holding one.

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Patricia Ivey