March 2019- The Humble Pot Project

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The Humble Pot Project.

I want to be a good citizen. I want to help myself and my family and my friends and people people everywhere. I want I want I want.

I want to be ‘open to the whole thing- the sorrow and the beauty’ (Pema Chodren)

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with these wants. There are only so many hours in a day, and most of them are already taken with just living and providing for our immediate needs. I’m always thinking ‘baby steps’. Just get the ball rolling and don’t lose momentum. Start where you are, with what you know & set yourself up for success. Trust that if you are present to the experience that the rest will unfold and bestow itself.

So, I’ve started a charitable, collaborative & donation based workshop, The Humble Pot Project. And it satisfies many things on my ‘want’ list:

  • It brings people together and we create community.
  • It’s available to everyone- you give what you can.
  • We all get to feel good about ourselves because it’s charitable, 100%.
  • We raise money to help other people.
  • We get to make something with our hands.
  • Its not hard, it doesn’t take a lot of time, it’s an ‘easy-in’.

In February the girls at the studio broke ground on The Humble Pot Project. I realized that a few of them had never made anything in clay and they work at a clay studio! Next to work out the kinks, I hosted a ‘friends and family’ day at the studio, and about 35 people came and made pots. I loved it, and a good time was had by everyone AND a total of $1600 was donated to charity.

We give what we can.

Follow @thehumblepotproject for updates & learn more at www.thehumblepotproject.com

Upcoming workshops will be listed Here

Contact me at info@mquan.com if you are interested in hosting a Humble Pot Project workshop!

 

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