Thursday, December 12, 2013

Currie's Gratitude 12 December 2013

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins. [Bob Moawad]

Somedays I can start out with an idea for my art but no resonant idea for my quotes. It’s always a grand adventure that way. And oftentimes it can BE a bit maddening.

Yesterday I was thinking how nice it is to have someone to lean on. NOT in that clingy and hopeless way; in that gentle strength and mutually respectful way.

It is something I’ve missed, and like a person with a limp, over time it’s changing how I live my Life and WHO I’m BEcoming. Fundamentally.

I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.  [Brene Brown]

Ideas coming in the back door sometimes make all the difference.

I love you, Currie

1 comment:

Rita said...

I love these giraffes! Looks like the silhouette of a dog in the bottom right corner. Just me with my seeing pictures in clouds mind.
It is nice to have somebody in your life where you can just be yourself and you can count on them. That is a treasure for you! :)