Monday, May 23, 2011

My way of life

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. -Picasso

I'm trying.
I'm trying to journal and/or sketch every day, even if that means a 10-minute slot when I'm a passenger in the car, or waiting for water to boil. A little sketch here, a little sketch there. It doesn't have to be perfect to be beautiful. In fact, the imperfect holds character.

(yes, I'm going to start "signing" my pictures. A friend's photo was recently snagged without permission or the time has come to take a little precaution.)

Today I am thankful that I get to stay home with my kids
that God has somehow made everything work out
for the bills to be paid, the mortgage never late, all of our needs met
even if it doesn't look possible on paper
even when my husband has been looking for so long
I'm thankful for constant provision
I'm thankful to be a part of this
Learning, creating, bonding,
watching the light bulbs flicker on brilliantly.

What are you thankful for today?


Rhonda said...

I am thankful after yesterdays tornadoes to be safe. They were a ways from our town but I saw on the news that there were warnings for your state and was concerned for you.

I know just what you mean about bills on paper not looking like they will work, but somehow they do :)

Amy R. Ha said...

I love your way of life - you inspire so many people, including me, with your everday creativity and trust in God. I also love things that have imperfection (i.e. character!) God creates in that exuberant, free-flowing and joyful way too, I think.

Let's get together soon! I have some painting projects that I REALLY want to start!

Lavidafranco said...

I am thankful for a friend that treats me like part of her family and takes care of my boy when he had gon too close to the road!