Saturday, April 25, 2009

My Day Off...

Lovely typography, i think. Lovely saying as well. That is what my saturday thus far has consisted of. I woke up today at about 8:40 and ironically felt as if I had wasted my entire day. Its funny how I used to think that was waking up incredibly early and now, I feel guilty if I sleep much past 8. I wasted some time around the house with my mom and sister before I piled up and went to the studio. Today is the first day that I have not worked in my studio, but ON my studio. I finally started hanging pictures and it was a good time, yall. I had the Beatles singing to me, the sunshine bursting through my wide open door and my converse sitting by the door because I love to be barefoot. I. love. barefootness. I was also alone. I am quite introverted at times, believe it or not and sometime aloneliness is good.

I had to go fix one of my friend's hair for a wedding and now I am back. It occurred to me that I hadn't posted in quite a while so I thought I would catch up with you all. Nothing wild and crazy has been happening in my neck of the woods. I have seen the sunshine an unusually large amount this week and it has brightened my pun intended. Sunshine puts me in a good mood.

I think I am rambling. Sorry today wasn't The creative well is dry for now. Maybe in a day or two it will have been replenished and I'll be full of good stuff to tell ya!

Today's Pearl of Wisdom:
Coffee and Red Bull are not seditives. Amen.

Monday, April 20, 2009

More Time, please...

Well, folks...this is exactly what I want to do right now. Can you believe it has been 10 days since I posted? There is no excuse for that short of hospitalization. Actually, I have been so incredibly busy with life and work that I have had not a second of time for myself. Life is exhausting, yall.

I have nothing incredibly profound to say today. Just that I'd like to be lost in a beautiful place right now....where no one wants anything from me. And where what I gave away was of my own choosing, not by specific demand and/or force and deadline. Where more than just my artistic talent is recognized.

I'm aware that this is increasingly what my life will consist of...demand. I am just learning about it and adjusting to it though. That's all. I'm learning to work. REALLY work. Work HARD. Yeah, that's it.

I like it though. This is not a complaint. This is exhaustion talking. And its Monday. Uh Oh.

Anyway...IT IS Monday. A new week. New work. New roads to ride down. New trails that need to be blazed. And I am thankful for that.

So I'm gonna leave you with a Pearl and a smile.

Today's Pearl of Wisdom:
"NO" is a tiny word with immeasurable power. Use it sometime and be amazed.

Friday, April 10, 2009

check it out...

Three words with a world of meaning.

That is how I am starting to view my life. I am finally getting settled a bit and peace is resting on my doorstep. I am happy. Simply happy. I am in love with my daily routine. That is not to say that I don't invite change but I am satisfied with hand I have been dealt and I am breathing it in.

This week brought about some incredibly surprising but lovely encouragement.
It also brought about more work and a little bit of excitement that what I am wanting to do and be has potential for success, perhaps.

"Thank you" goes out to those encouraging me and supporting me and loving me while I figure things out.

My love to you all.

Today's Pink Pearl of Wisdom:
The world's rotation isn't concerned with your schedule. It continues. So must we.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

The Divine Appointment...

If you keep up with this blog, even remotely at all, you understand that at this point in my life, everything is not in place. That should be clear. I face new struggles every single day. Some good, some not so good at all. But there is real beauty in that...really.

First of all, it is refreshing to have a heightened sense of recognition when you are on time for a Divine appointment, and I believe strongly in these. When the walk of every day life is smooth, we neglect these appointments and pass them off as merely part of a nice day. But when waking up isn't a fun option because you know that the daytime might create more problems than solutions, a Divine appointment...being where God wants you to be for a satisfying because you know that you are a part of a plan. A beautiful one.

Second of all, struggles keep me humble. And they also allow for an opened mind in the direction of guidance and Godly advice. I was rambling on about the whole "I'm single...blah blah blah" issue the other night and someone offered some beautiful words to me. The said that the search for love is just like a storm. Its a process and it must be waited out...It is not something we can hurry ourselves through. We. Must. Wait. I have very much enjoyed that comparison and I think there are other struggles that apply to that as well. But regardless, we learn. We learn to wait. We learn to be observant and we become enduring. Our character is strengthened.

"Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you."

This is what I shall do. Seek Him and wait for "all these things" or whatever. He is a God of provision.

Today's Pearl of Wisdom:
Some doors are meant to stay shut.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


Lewis Carroll didn't know what an impact that fantastical saying would have on my is one of my all-time fav-or-ites! and it is exactly how I feel today. Encouraged and excited. About what, I am not very sure but I have a feeling today will be worth waking up to enjoy.

I hope that you feel the same way too.

I am blessed and I have much to be thankful for...much to be inspired about.

Today's Pearl of Wisdom:
An open mind in a small town is a serious weapon.