Poured Out, and APR #119


It has been a bit of a rough week for me. (You know, I think yesterday’s post started with almost identical words. Sorry. I do know more. Honest.) So. A bit rough. I won’t go into it here. Suffice it to say the week took a lot out of me.

You ever have a week where you just don’t want to get out of bed? For any reason at all. That’s still me. No motivation. At all. So I am making myself go through the routine. Making myself stay busy.

I started this drawing a week or so ago. I don’t really even remember where I was. Maybe at Kali’s. Anyway, I pulled it out last night and shaded parts of it. This morning as I look at it – on this day of worship – I immediately saw a basket at the lower left corner. So not planned. A basket with lots of lovely, fun, hopeful things bursting forth from it. Joy, frivolity (is that spelled right? no little red, sguiggly line so it must be), happiness, playfulness. And I think – why not? This week will be what I make it.

So. I decide right now to make this week a better one than last week. I decide right now to be happy, to be satisfied with my life as it is. But I also decide to strive towards what God has planned for me – and I know that He wants me to be fulfilled and to be serving (cause that’s who I am. I am fulfilled when I am serving.)

How will you live your week? How do you decide – right now – to make this coming week even better than this past one?

The Creator's Leaf

6 thoughts on “Poured Out, and APR #119

  1. I LOVE your tangled basket filled with blessings coming your way. I think God speaks to us through our artwork sometimes, we just need to be still. Have an amazing week, my friend!

    • thanks, arnoldo, i always appreciate your Godly take on things. you encourage me every time you visit my page. thank you!

  2. Very cool piece, Alice. Following you now. Hope you'll come by and follow on mine too. Blessings from Ukraine.

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