A Life-Changing Opportunity in Amsterdam

NOTE: Even if a trip like this is out of the question, I hope you will read through this because there may be some aha insight for you that can make a difference. I’ve learned that you never know how, when or where inspiration will come.  , I’m Lesley Riley and I’m teaching a Red Thread […]

Considering a Personal Retreat? -Read This First

A personal retreat is where the expected meets the unexpected. Before I left I wrote down my intentions and daily schedule for the 3-day retreat. It’s always good to have a framework from which to leap, a place to return to when lost or confused. Just as I suspected, allowing for the possibility of leaps, wandering and detours is […]

Come to the Red Thread Retreat – 3 Spots Left

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break. Chinese Proverb The Red Thread Retreat is a lifelong dream of Lesley Riley – artist/author/teacher and mentor to artists of all levels. Visions need time to grow, but also […]

I’ve Run Away from Home

Raising six children and and later, taking care of my aging parents, made having a place to go that “allows for something new and promising” a distant dream. At the age of 18, I went from my parents house to college and on to a new life with my husband and newborn son all within […]