Sunday, January 12, 2014

Snack Bag Meditations

For those of you who listen to my weekly podcast -- Psychic Teachers -- you probably have heard me talk about my snack bags.  Every night - in lieu of meditation -- I decorate my daughters' snack bags for school with a fun drawing and an uplifting message.  I do this usually by myself late at night after the kids have gone to bed.  It's soothing for me, it provides my anxious brain with a quiet outlet, and lets my mind drift to where it needs to go.  As I'm drawing and coloring, I am breathing deeply, thinking about my day and talking to God.  It's very comforting.  I don't think I'm a great artist by any stretch of the imagination, and I am incredibly shy about sharing my work.  But so many of you have emailed me asking to see these darn snack bags, that I've finally decided to share some of the ones I've done lately.  I hope you like them, and I hope it helps you to know that in order to connect with ourselves, our higher power and inner voice, we don't have to sit in the lotus position "om"ing ourselves into oblivion.  Every time you are doing something that brings you joy and provides you with a break in your day, you are meditating.  I have friends who meditate while they are baking, exercising, writing, walking their dog and working on their car.  I hope this post inspires you to share more of what you love with the world too!
Being Different Just May Be Your Greatest Strength

Let Go of Fear and You Will Fly Free

Inside God's Creations are beautiful treasures waiting to be discovered.  What will you discover inside of you?
Thank you for saying YES to God Mary!
Your Are Not a Drop in the Ocean; You Are the Entire Ocean in a Drop -- Rumi
My FAVORITE poem -- click here to read it
She Who Leaves a Trail of Glitter is Never Forgotten
Shine On!
Cause Baby You're a Firework! - Katy Perry
He Will Cover You With His Feathers and Under His Wings You Will Find Refuge;
His Faithfulness Will Be Your Shield - Psalm 91:4
May You Always Be Surrounded By Great Friends
Owl Always Love You - -To the Moon and Back Forever and Ever
I believe in Christ like I believe in the Sun -- Not because I can see it,
but because by it I can see everything else -- C.S Lewis
To Paris With Love

Fear Not for I am with you.  I will strengthen you; I will help you.
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand -- Isaiah 41:10
All bag designs are the property of Samantha Fey --


  1. Samantha you are a superb artist! Very inspiring! They should be published! :) I understand what you say about connecting through your motivation with spirit. Thank you!

  2. I love these! What a special gift for your girls.

  3. The bags are beautiful and so is your art, thank you for your vulnerability. Your daughters are so blessed to have you.

  4. Samantha - these take my breath away. You could market these - EVERY parent would buy a case of them for their children!! What a beautiful soul you are - your girls picked a great mom! And you are a fabulous artist BTW - I could never draw like that!

  5. I haven't looked what others wrote but I hope someone suggested to put in a album with dates and to which daughter it was given... Priceless

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  7. I really enjoyed looking at your snack bag art -- what a lovely idea. Thank you for sharing this will all of us.

  8. If these were on T-shirts, I would wear them!

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  10. What a beautiful way to send your daughters love during their snack time - precious and oh so special!

  11. These are beautiful!