for something to happen
for someplace else to be....
I just read a post on Minimalist Lifestyle. Link below.
What a timely post for me to read. And I would say timely for many other bloggers I have been reading lately. But for me it was a poke with a big stick - someone grabbing me by the shoulders and saying LISTEN.
I wrote a post the other day and even though it was a bit of humour it was also written from my truth as well. I WANT TO GO TO ITALY. I had read a book recently and it was all about italy and she painted such a lovely picture of it all that it just got my feet itching as usual. You see this is a problem.
If I am always wanting to be someplace else or always dreaming of things being finished, sorted, organised, perfected and just plain better than now - then how on earth can I be content and happy with now and what is happening now or what I have just completed and achieved in the present moment. I can't can I. I will always be itchy and fidgety and uptight and unsatisfied.
I don't want to be like that. I want to be content and appreciative and enjoy my life no matter what is happening.
Then I read this post an-authentic-self-through-creativity on the blog "Amanda Brooke - simple and creative living" and it was another confirmation for me to appreciatate now. Take notice of now. So in keeping with the advise on this post I have created a beautifully covered "Illustrated Discovery Journal". Similar to something I have done before but without the wishing. Just things that inspire and move me. Pictures, colours, fabrics etc etc. I am also going to create a page on this blog as well for pictures and things that I collect electronically and don't or can't print out.
My "Illustrated Discovery Journal"- covered in some awesome fabric I had in my stash.
This looks so good you could eat it. Bottlebrush flower.
LOOK - I think my lemon tree is finally flowering. I am soooo excited.
Unusual flowers on one of my Bromiliads. It now has more on it so I will take another photo soon.
SUNSHINE - My cloths are finally dry.