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Galia Alena
Works at mixed media artist
Attended Macquarie University
Lives in Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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When you pray, enter the room as if for the last time
What if religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if the Temple was the Earth? If forests were our church? If holy water—the rivers, lakes and oceans? What if meditation was our relationships? If the Teacher was li...
What if religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if the Temple was the Earth? If forests were our church? If holy water—the rivers, lakes and ocea...
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Ever After 2016 Blog Hop & Give Away!
“Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.” - Eugene O'Neill Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Hans Christian Andersen Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/fairy_tale...
“Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.” - Eugene O'Neill Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale. Hans Christian Andersen Read more at: http://www.brainyq...
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April you were such a fierce teacher...
April you were such a fierce teacher... I've been reflecting on my "To do" lists, how onerous they feel, how chore like, heavy and oppressive. They don't move me forward, there's no satisfaction ticking things off them, no joy in the completion for the sake...
April you were such a fierce teacher... I've been reflecting on my "To do" lists, how onerous they feel, how chore like, heavy and oppressive. They don't move me forward, there's no satisfaction ticking things off them, no jo...
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Reflections on the Moon and Four Seeds- A Giveaway
http://www.galiaalena.com/circling-with-the-goddesses/ I’ve been reflecting on the moon. How she experiences herself as whole- her own experience of herself is not as less than, as half or quarter. Oh yes, she moves through her own cycles, sometimes in full...
http://www.galiaalena.com/circling-with-the-goddesses/ I’ve been reflecting on the moon. How she experiences herself as whole- her own experience of herself is not as less than, as half or quarter. Oh yes, she moves throu...
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April & A Giveaway
 April is going to be wild and creative and oh so so good- Are you ready? First up we have our 30 Faces in 30 Days Challenge (details here ). So many creatives are all ready to join this challenge and I can already feel the energy building.  & 21 Secrets is...
April is going to be wild and creative and oh so so good- Are you ready? First up we have our 30 Faces in 30 Days Challenge (details here). So many creatives are all ready to join this challenge and I can already feel the...
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Today I stumbled upon this, sweeping me back to Paris- the magic of travel journals & photography is how they are portals to that time, to that place, to that moment, to that journey both within and without. I loved this trip and I love this journal, and I love Instagram. Thank you Eli
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☆ Camera Craft Collective ☆
 I'm so excited to finally be announcing that the next session of Camera Craft is now open for registration. And there is a brilliant line up of amazing creative and inspiring guest contributors joining the collective- it is going to be magical. And with di...
I'm so excited to finally be announcing that the next session of Camera Craft is now open for registration. And there is a brilliant line up of amazing creative and inspiring guest contributors joining the collective- it is g...
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Life is too short not to love hard
When I planned this challenge I knew April would be busy- 5 photography classes to teach, Circling with Persephone to plan and hold and quite a few collaborative pieces to finish. That's why I do them, to trick myself to the canvas when life is busy doing. ...
When I planned this challenge I knew April would be busy- 5 photography classes to teach, Circling with Persephone to plan and hold and quite a few collaborative pieces to finish. That's why I do them, to trick myself to the ...
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Soul Face Challenge- Week 1
When Annie and I discussed doing a daily challenge together our aim was to keep each other company and inspired and to create art daily. There are leaps and bounds made in so many areas when we commit to showing up to the blank page or canvas daily and with...
When Annie and I discussed doing a daily challenge together our aim was to keep each other company and inspired and to create art daily. There are leaps and bounds made in so many areas when we commit to showing up to the bla...
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Ive been adding my faces to instagram, but Im a bit behind.
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Soulful Faces- An Invitation
  How do you keep creating, keep moving your hands, keep showing up to the blank canvas when life is busy and demanding? Two things that work for me- a challenge (publicly declared) and collaboration, playmates to make it fun, spur you on and inspire. And t...
How do you keep creating, keep moving your hands, keep showing up to the blank canvas when life is busy and demanding? Two things that work for me- a challenge (publicly declared) and collaboration, playmates to make it fu...
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Keeper of the Ways
k She is Grandmother Spider who weaves the web that holds our communities together. Taking rituals and traditions she spins them into her intricate web while singing ever “Remember where you came from” a question spiraling in layers…  How far back do you re...
k She is Grandmother Spider who weaves the web that holds our communities together. Taking rituals and traditions she spins them into her intricate web while singing ever “Remember where you came from” a question spiraling in...
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Light & shadows chaser, paint splasher, dreamer, explorer, creatrix
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Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~Rumi
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light chaser, wanderlust gypsy, clay slinger, paint splasher, word crafter, sacred journaler, beauty unveiler, adventure seeker and soul feeder.

 Part time renaissance woman part time juggler and full time dreamer, I’m an unashamed coffee snob dancing on the precipice of my whims.

Go Deep, Stay Light
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  • Macquarie University
    Literature and Women's Studies
  • Sydney Institute of Technology
    Photography
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