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    Art & Wisdom Card Decks

    Find beauty in your story,
    and gather strength for our
    journey together

    Feeling stuck, lost, or discouraged?  Want to jump-start a real conversation with yourself, a client, or someone you love?  Need a way to connect with the Sacred Presence?

    Choose a Listen For Joy Art Card,
    and take a spiritual journey.


    Two decks, each with 40 Art Cards and a companion booklet.

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    Two Different Decks Available

    Listen For Joy Art Cards are available in two deck collections: the Deep Breath Collection, and Come Through Collection.

    Each deck comes with 40 full-color Art Cards and a Companion Booklet.

    Each Art Card image brings inspiration and intrigue.  The Companion Booklets offer additional reflection to add to your experience of the art.  Booklet pages include card intention names, simple written invitations, and ideas about being in balance or out of balance with each card image.

    See the images from each deck below.

    Sample Booklet Pages




    Card and booklet size is 3.5 x 5 inches.

    Two Deck Set

    The two decks are also available grouped together as the Two Deck Set. The set includes one Come Through Collection and one Deep Breath Collection, wrapped in a decorative paper band.

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    Praise for the Listen For Joy Art Card Decks

    Let me tell you how much I appreciate your beautiful art work and the booklet of accompanying reflections and practices.  I meditate every morning and have been praying with one of the images every day. 

    --CK, Carbondale PA

    They are a great tool, and parishioners keep talking about how the images speak to them.  Thank you!

    --SL, Annapolis MD

    My clients *love* these,
    and it always takes us deeper in any session. Thank you SO much!

    --ES, Vancouver WA

    It is wonderful, exciting and exhilarating to share these cards with a small group of women who have incredible ability and insight to find spiritual meaning in these cards for themselves. We share while listening deeply then have good discussions. I continue to be amazed and inspired by your art.

    --BO, St Louis MO

    Your cards go beyond a specific faith tradition to the core what it means to be a person of faith and the things that often prevent us from being able to trust, believe, hope, and love.

    --KJ, Philadelphia PA

    I think the day is coming when spiritual directors will not be able to imagine their work without your cards as a necessary tool. The experiences with my directees are powerful, meaningful and bring them so close to a loving divine Presence.

    --TH, Alberta, Canada

    We used your art cards as the final prompt [in a writing retreat].  We each chose a card to find out what it was we still needed to write this weekend.  The writing went deep and was beautiful.  One young woman said to me afterward, “I wasn’t sure what I was supposed to write, but as soon as I saw the image, I knew.”

    --ES, Amherst MA

    [Drawing a card] doesn’t take a lot of time, but it gives a lot.

    --MG, Chevy Chase MD

    From the Booklet Introduction

    This art can’t wait to spend time with you, ask you good questions, and give you a boost when you’re struggling and need to remember hope and joy. I know this because they’ve been so good to me and my students, clients, and friends over the years.  

    Personally, I often draw a card with prayerful intention when I feel unsure, frustrated, or afraid, to see what message I receive. With a client in a listening session, we might pick an image and wonder about how it relates to their spiritual journey. In a group, I sometimes invite each person to choose a card and tell a story about what they see and feel. 

    I believe these art cards want to go to new places, meet new people, and start fresh conversations about things that matter. Where will you take them? Maybe they’ll visit homes, dorm rooms, places of worship, retreat centers, schools, hospitals, prisons, office buildings, or even halls of government.  

    And how will you use them? Maybe once a year for a conference or workshop session, once a month in a book group chat, once a week to give away to a loved one, or once a day as a personal prompt for journal writing. You and the art cards will find so many ways and places to experience each other. I’m curious to know what will unfold!

    Melanie

    Kickstarter Campaign

    Thanks to all who helped fund the printing of these Art Cards!! Our successful Kickstarter campaign ended November 21, 2017. 308 people backed the project for $24,252– 151% of the goal!

    See the Kickstarter campaign website.