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Life offers you a thousand chances... all you have to do is take one.

Chloë Rain1 Comment
The world cracks open for those willing to take a risk.
— Frances Mayes

I was standing with my nose about ten inches from the glass on the picture framed in a tiny corner made by two standing walls, one large and white, the other, only big enough to hang this tiny picture that I'm standing too close to, but I can't help myself.

Someone at dinner had said to me,  "So, you're an artist." 

And I had fumbled around and managed to insecurely say "Yes" to that statement. This was the 3rd year in a row that one of my photography pieces had been selected for a juried show, each piece had been chosen by different jurors... and still, I felt like an imposter, in a world I wasn't worthy of.

That moment in the gallery —  a full body sensation came over me.

I let it wet me and crash to the ground.

What a wave. What a joy.

I feel feelings now, deeply, with my whole self.

I am happy.

I knew...

Art is….

Anything that moves me to feel something.... Music, poetry, painting, photography, video, sculpture, dance, food, making love.... 

Art is real. Love is real.

I felt immense gratefulness for being moved by that tiny piece of blue paint on the wall and simultaneously the live music that was being played by the band a few feet away... I felt thankful to be alive.

I could sense there is a place in the world for anything that elicits this type of emotion. There is a beautiful reason for anything that moves me to feel my own humanity.

Any arbitrary turning along the way and I would be elsewhere; I would be different.
— Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun
Like fanning through a deck of cards, my mind flashes on the thousand chances, trivial to profound, that converged to create this place. Any arbitrary turning along the way and I would be elsewhere; I would be different. Where did the expression “a place in the sun” first come from? My rational thought process cling always to the idea of free will, random event; my blood, however, streams easily along a current of fate.
Life offers you a thousand chances... all you have to do is take one.
— Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun
Chloë Rain is the Founder of Explore Deeply and the Explore Deeply Movement.

She has had the pleasure of mentoring women and men all over the globe to learn to source their inner power, deepen their relationship to their own guidance, and experience greater love and fulfillment, so they can enjoy the happiness they have always wanted, and have confidence and joy in their lives.

Many of her clients find that their relationships and careers shift dramatically in new and exciting ways after doing this work, creating freedom and fulfillment in their personal and professional lives. To find out more about working with Chloë go → here.

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