Noah is Appearing at WonderGround Gallery August 29 – 30

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Noah along with artists Jeff Granito, Liana Hee are taking over WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney® District. On August 29 – 30, take part in special live art performances and demonstrations by Noah and these artists from 5 – 6:30p.m. with a special artist signing opportunity following, from 7 – 9p.m. You’re not going to want to miss this one!

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How is Your Life Being Directed? 4 Steps to Strategic Living

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How is your life being directed? I wanted to share 4 steps to strategic living that provided me balance with family, work and relationships. When I was in my late 20’s building my company, wanting to have a family and balance in life I had a disruption. It was this thought: Who in the world is responsible for my life and how in the world in my supposed to manage all of this?

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Our Collector of the Month: Mindy Linahres

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Hi, my name is Mindy Linahres. When I received my e-mail  that I had been selected “Collector of the Month”, so may emotions ran through me. I was both honored & speechless. I was asked to tell my story, explain my “Why” (sort of speak). So here it goes. As a young kid growing up in So. California, special “Family time” & “Daddy*Daughter” day was spent at Disneyland, great memories especially now that my mom is gone. As I got older Disney became more & more a way of life. Whether things were going really great or really really bad I knew once I entered that turnstile, and walked under those train tracks, things would be all better. Leaving the outside world behind. I knew that nothing and no one could hurt me there. They say that Disneyland is full of magic, there are few things I know without a doubt, that magic, is VERY REAL. The sadness and pain would go away. When I met my husband, we had a lot of the same things in common. , especially our love of Disney. He even proposed there. A few years later we discovered “50 Wonderful Years”. We weren’t able to buy it at that time but I knew it would someday hang on our wall.

On July 18th, 2010, we went to an event during Disneyland’s 55th Anniversary. While we were waiting in line to get into the Gallery we were told by a cast member that all of the artists had left but we could still go in. (My 4 month old had a plan of his own), so my husband stayed in line. At noon when Disneyana re-opened he was surprised to see that the only artist to come back was Noah. We left with 2 Gicleés that day and a wish list longer than our arms. The true beginning of a life long love of his work. Since that July, our collection has expanded from our home to our salon. So many of his paintings I can relate to in some way. We have tried to limit ourselves to just one theme. (I can say that didn’t work out so well). To look at a painting and know that the person behind it puts every bit of himself into it. You can see his heart, soul, love and passion on each canvas and that pours into each and everything he does. Whether it is the continuous fight to help kids with Autism, annual events to raise money for a family in need, love for his family, spiritual values or developing an amazing mentorship program to help guide others to find their dreams and living in “their sweet spot”. We now wait on pins and needles to see what new pieces are going to be released and try to attend as many events as we can.

For a chance to be a “Collector of the Month” like Mindy, submit your story here.

Join me for a Free Live Stream this Wednesday

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Greetings from Alaska! I’m having an amazing week aboard the Disney Wonder sailing through Alaska with great friends and with the family. Grateful to be here meeting guests and working with Disney Cruise Line®. I wanted to let you know that next Wednesday August 6th at 6pm PST I will be joining Noah University director Terry Weaver for a live stream at Noahuniversity.com/live to talk about all that is going on with Noah University and Reimagine Conference.

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