Sunday, August 17, 2014

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?

(I am linking up to the Artist's Play Room this week. Check it out here.)

The Creator's Leaf

6 comments:

  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!

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

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  2. God always blesses gratitude and obedience. May He profoundly bless your faithful, obedient heart...as you have blessed mine! Love you, sister.

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    1. thank you, ann! sisters in Christ - i love you, too!

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

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    1. i did, coleen, follow and subscribe. i love the subscribe option! your yard is wonderful!

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