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I’m Maria Gehrke.

Born and raised in Germany, but now living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

I am a watercolor artist painting portraits, landscapes and magical fantasy worlds.

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THE LATEST EPISODES

Did you know that I have a podcast?

  • Hello mindful community! Jackie and Maria here, again with another episode! Thanks for waiting a few days for this one. This month we read and reviewed the book The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. We both agree this is an excellent book. Tolle helps make sense of mindfulness practices and provides a compelling case […]
  • Hello lovely listeners, it‘s Jackie and Maria again with a new podcast episode. This month we read the book The Art of Living by Buddhist monk and spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh. We both got a lot from this book and hope you do too. The post Episode 5: The Art of Living by Thich […]
  • Hello lovely listeners, it's Jackie and Maria again with a new podcast episode. This month, we take a look at how mindfulness and creativity are connected. We also present some artistic and creative mindfulness practices for you to try. This episode is rather short because we intend to pair it with video demos of the […]
  • Jackie and Maria again, with a new episode of our Becoming Mindful Podcast. In this episode, we discuss how the personal actions and background of a teacher or sage can affect their teachings, and can one learn from someone who is not perfect? The post Episode 3 – The Integrity Of Mindfulness Teachers appeared first […]

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