Brave Joy Collective / Melanie Weidner

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Brave Joy

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$10
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Join the Brave Joy Collective!  With your support, I'll create a brand-new, courageous piece of art each month.  You'll be the first to see it as a 5x7" art print-- mailed directly to you in the US-- along with some ideas to spark your spiritual practice.  Contribute to the conversation here on Patreon as I post updates along the way.

Brave Joy subscription receives:

  • 1 monthly envelope with 5x7" art print and spiritual practice ideas.
  • Regular Patreon posts on my creative process.
  • Patreon community comment space.
  • My gratitude.

(Available for US addresses only.)

Brave Joy - Canadian

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$11
per month
Join the Brave Joy Collective in Canada! With your support, I'll create a brand-new, courageous piece of art each month. You'll receive it as a 5x7" art print-- mailed directly to you in Canada-- along with some ideas to spark your spiritual practice. Contribute to the conversation here on Patreon as I post updates along the way.

Brave Joy subscription receives:
  • 1 monthly envelope with 5x7" art print and spiritual practice ideas.  Please allow extra time for Canadian postal delivery.
  • Regular Patreon posts on my creative process.
  • Patreon community comment space.
  • My gratitude.

(Available for Canadian addresses only.)

Twice Joy

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$15
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Join the Brave Joy Collective, with an extra to give.  With your support, I'll create a brand-new, courageous piece of art each month.  You'll be the first to see it as a 5x7" art print-- mailed directly to you in the US-- along with some ideas to spark your spiritual practice.  Contribute to the conversation here on Patreon as I post updates along the way.

Share your second envelope with someone you love.  You add a stamp and it's ready to mail.  

Twice Joy subscription receives:

  • 2 monthly envelopes with 5x7" art print and spiritual practice ideas.
  • Regular Patreon posts on my creative process.
  • Patreon community comment space.
  • My gratitude, doubled.

(Available for US addresses only.)

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About Brave Joy Collective / Melanie Weidner

Art is good medicine.

Join the Brave Joy Collective for new art & inspiration
in your mailbox every month. 

I'm Melanie Weidner, an artist with a passion for beauty and spirituality.  For over 25 years, I've been creating images about the qualities of soul we need for resilience, courage, healing, and joy.  (See ListenForJoy.com)  Now, I’m offering this new Patreon group project: the Brave Joy Collective Art Subscription.

Each month, I do a deep dive of prayer and listening on behalf of all of us.  I focus on a particular soulful word or phrase, and use it to make a brand new piece of art.  (Yay for brave art as medicine!)  Then I write some spiritual practice ideas on the theme to help us stay steady, grow our spirits, show up for justice, and find some joy in these challenging and transformative times.  I'll use inclusive language as a welcome to any faith or spiritual path.  Imagine us all engaging these monthly intentions together— what a powerful collective prayer.

Of course I keep all this as a surprise until it arrives in your mailbox!*  Patreon members are the first to see and hold this fresh art and engage these practices.  Once you subscribe, you receive the next 5x7" color art print and a spiritual practice text card, mailed on (or very near) the 3rd of each month, delivered by the trusty US Postal system.  Each month after, the new art and practice surprise will arrive.  (US & Canadian addresses only.)*

Share the joy by choosing to receive more identical envelopes to give away.  They’re great for birthday gifts, good friends, prayer partners, connection across the miles or across town, spiritual gatherings, or as prompts for therapy, social work, spiritual direction, and more.  I mail them to you in your package with an extra envelope, then you just add stamps and addresses for your loved ones.

This is so exciting-- and sometimes we want to talk about it.  Members can sign on to Patreon anytime and tell stories in the comment section.  (Totally optional.)  I post a regular update about my creative process or spiritual journey too.

I hope each month you’ll find something valuable in your Brave Joy Collective envelope.  I trust that on some months it will be just EXACTLY what you needed!  You can always safely unsubscribe too, at any time, for any reason.

Your support and connection mean the world to me.  You make this new art work and spiritual practice possible.  And your subscription supports a monthly social justice donation too.  Thank you, thank you.

I love listening, creating, and seeing what happens!  Watch your mailbox… and let’s be brave in meaningful ways while we look and listen for joy.

Love and blessing to us all,
Melanie


FAQ Details:

* Subscription available for US and Canadian postal addresses only.  Please register for the correct subscription above.  Canadian subscriptions are only available for the 1 and 2 envelope subscriptions.  Please allow extra delivery time for Canadian postal delivery.  (Forgive me, other international friends while I hope to expand in the future.)

• Your Patreon membership subscription will recur each month at the price you choose.  Credit cards are charged on the 1st of the month.  Subscription art print envelopes will be mailed out to paying members on or near the 3rd of the month.  You can upgrade or downgrade your membership tier to receive more or fewer envelopes at any time, or safely unsubscribe at any time for any reason.  Please keep track of your log-on information to make any changes to your Patreon account.

• Your subscription begins with whatever art image and practice theme are current the month you sign up.  For example, if you sign up in June, you'll receive the July 3 mailing.  New sign-ups don't include prior mailings.  (In the future I might sell reprints of past art & practices on my website... but we'll see.)

• Patreon online weekly updates and commenting are for members/subscribers only.

• Patreon is not able to offer gift subscriptions at this time.  If you'd like to share images, please subscribe for a tier that includes more than one art print & practice card.  I'll send them to you, and you put on an address and stamp.  Postage for extra envelopes not included.

• If you'd like to order more than 4 envelopes per month, please contact me directly at [email protected], thanks.

• Limited scholarship subscriptions are available-- please do contact me if that would help, at [email protected]

Questions?  Write me at [email protected] or use the message link above.  Since I'm focused on creating, please give me a few days to respond.  Thank you!
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 36 exclusive posts
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 36 exclusive posts
238
Images
2
Writings
3
Videos

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