Saturday, April 30, 2011

Giving Thanks and Making Art

I am thankful for my family's Easter Sunday brunch!
I am treasuring all the goodness I have been noticing in my life and my art. I am thankful for the good I have received and the goodness that is always on its way to me. Do you ever have a day when the colors are just brighter and the smell of that first cup of coffee is just a delight? When today is one of those delightful days, it is comforting to begin looking around and noticing all that is going right in my world. I can sometimes worry about what is going wrong...I think I was raised to be a problem solver. It is relaxing to instead focus on what is right, what is good, what is good enough just the way it is. In my art studio during a creative session, I will look down at the woolen image I am needle felting, and I sometimes actually say out loud, "It is done." I've been known to work overtime on an image and I think it is a measure of one's developing artistic talent to stop the creative process at the right time. It is done. It is good. It is beautiful. It is art.
I am thankful and I appreciate your stopping by today. I'd love to hear what you are thankful for today...I am in search of another cup of wonderful coffee! Thank you Ted for my coffee...


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