Painting with Words – Hope Blooms

A faint vision, a random thought, and a perplexing question all lead to the potential of a word painting. I immerse myself in the fleeting illumination as my pen-brush touches the page. As the ink begins to flow, colorful images formed in words, move the story forward. Unclear at first, yet steadily engaged, a message…

Hopelessly Creative

It exists in all of us, whether initially a flicker or a flame, creativity eventually asks for engagement.   Art is born not only in painful moments of life’s unexpected and uncontrollable events, but also in the peaceful serene entrance of morning when an invitation is presented to begin a new day with the most…

Hope in Harmony

After a cleansing rain, the sun sparkles in water drops on blades of grass capturing a reflective thought.  The well-balanced cycle in nature reminds me of a consistent and harmonious dance of life.   Often we aspire to lead with our steps; however, think of the possibilities if we chose to follow the lead of…

Hope – In Nature’s Kiss

After a powerful pause, I answered him, “I’m not sure, let me give it some thought.”.  “Novel idea.”, he responded.  And I believe it was. So many times in life, we are called to give a quick response and we fail to think and feel deeply through the process.  Our swift knee-jerk reactions often lack…

Hope – On a Blank Page – Day 21

What is your hope today?  I look at a blank page in my newest planner and imagine accomplishing what I was born to do. My inspiration comes from artwork created by the hands of an amazing artist,  Marjolein Bastin.  Reading her biographical page on her website, I find that she knew what she wanted to…