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and then it was over

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October, you were a whirlwind; blowing in, spinning me ‘round a few times, and leaving so much behind.You stirred up so much emotion in me: From joy that caused me to get up and dance, to sorrow that had me lying on the floor sobbing.You were such a mirror for me.
You made me want to get back in touch with my therapist, that’s for sure.THE PAST was definitely your theme.  So many situations in recent weeks have made me ask, “Why now?”The answer I’ve settled on is “It was time”.
I’ve said it before, so forgive me if I bore you by saying it again, but I believe the Universe gives us exactlywhat we need exactly when we need it.Maybe I am just now at a point where I can recognize the events of the past few weeks for what they are--opportunities to further my growth and understanding of myself.If things had happened at any other time, would I have been ready to learn, or even see these events how I am seeing them now?I don’t believe so.
Also, there’s the little matter of my art.The 11 canvase…

reaching out & looking in

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It's one of my favorite kinds of days.  home alone, free to wander, putter around, be lazy, blast linkin park as loud as my speakers can go.  To work on my art, take frequent breaks to snack, to cry, to scream, to ponder life. 


This is my favorite place to escape to, right in my own backyard.  October is my favorite month and though I am frantically working to prepare for the show I've vowed to slow down from time to time to enjoy this amazing time of year.  I took out a snack, and coffee in my favorite mug, and spent time with nature, the universe, myself.



I thought about this week, and how so very much can happen in such a short time.  I reached out to a very dear soul earlier this week and asked for her help in getting ready for the show.  It's not easy for me to ask for help, so doing so was scary.  But she was so generous and heartfelt in her reply, of course she would help and be so very happy to do so.  That meant the world to me.  Then later in the week two other …