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Good morning, very early morning =^_^=  Bom dia  -domingo 17th,

At one time I would write, a pen always near by I would let the words flow, then sit back and discover where  or what my thought process was up to.  Now I am more likely to pick up a tube of paint, bottle of ink, or some other visual media that will allow my creativity to express in abstract.  Today I visited my favourite fine arts store and explored the new offerings that were set out to tempt and tease.

Interestingly what I came away with, was not what I had gone in to look at.  With spring around the corner, I was looking to add to my neon, spring collection.  Colours that would call out the fresh mint of new leaves, or the soft bunny colours and little baby chicks.  But no, I was drawn instead to colours that were metallic, pearlized and in the realm of steam punk maybe?

midnight series c In playing with the colours when I got home, I thrilled at the texture and fluidity of the paints.  So happy with my choices that I didn’t get to play with all of them, because, the testing, turned out to excite me just the way it was.

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Midnight is the witching hour (or so they say)  I put on YouTube and listened to old favourites, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, and looked again at the pages in my Art Journal, even the sheet of mixed media that I started on, looks too good to mess with.  Wonder how I will feel when I wake up and look at it again. =^_^=  Meanwhile.. you got it.. I am happy in the moment.

PL Precept 2  To live is to express One’s self

PL Precept # 17  Grasp what is most essential

Have a good Sunday everyone.

Oyashikiri

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them”. Gallileo Galilei

 

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Friday, day 15

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Happy 15th. day of February..

Live with firm determination, thinking that “this will turn out for the best”

Everything in this world progresses and develop.  Always be positive, knowing that everything will turn out for the best.


Life goes on. Small discoveries.  Don’t laugh, I see this product every time I visit the Asian grocery store.  When I walk by, always, someone is taking a jar.  The other day, I decided to try the smallest jar.  It is ridiculously good,   Try something new today!!

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Have a wonderful day, dearest readers and friends, and for that matter, everyone else who lands on this page.                                  Oyashikiri

be yourself

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Perfect Liberty, day 12 of calendar

Be Cheerful nd Carefree

Without putting on airs or trying to be someone you aren’t, just be yourself.  This will give people a good impression of you and things will move forward in the right direction.


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“It is our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities” JK Rowling

Smile and shine today – create a happy memory, let love in. Q

Oyashikiri

 

day 8 accept

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Day 8 PL Calendar

First, accept everything

Life is filled with moments, sometimes happy and at times inconvenient.  It is important to first accept every situation as it occurs and try to accept and understand it for what it is.

 

 

 

 

 

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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PL Calendar day 5   Start by thinking “this is interesting!”

Even when you are dealing with a difficult situation, it is important to find something interesting about it.  From there you will be blessed with wisdom and something new will come out of it.


“True Religion is real living, living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness an righteousness”  Albert Einstein


It is very quiet all around me when there is a deep blanket of snow around every inch of ground that surrounds my home.  The emergency vehicles are quiet this morning, the main roads and streets must be decent. Commuters who have deadlines must be either there or almost at their destinations..  The quiet of the moment is refreshing.  Yesterday I had a sick day, my body dictated that the end of the lunar year should be one of contemplation and rest.  I listened.

Today is a new beginning.  In PL, Precept #1   Life is Art,  I really and truly believe this, each day is a new canvas, where the possibilities are endless.  For you my precious and delightful friends, readers and “family”  may the Universe enrich your lives with the delight of new adventure, successful results and endless opportunities for your dreams/ wishes.  And, the blessing of wisdom in the knowledge that love is with you, now and always.

Oyashikiri

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Stash

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Good morning everyone, Bom Dia!!!

Stash, supplies, whatever we call our treasures that we collect  because we are attracted to them or find a simple pleasure in adding them to our collection.  Some have a small stash, and others of us, have hmmm let us say, a large variety of collections that we will do something with “some day” or eventually. =^_^=

Having spent the last year or so, in de-clutter mode, I can now more readily see what I have, and what I have ended up I find really interesting.  When I came home yesterday from another adventure through a snow blown countryside.  I saw that I had a lot of products from suppliers that were rich, vibrant and totally statement artists.

Even though the weather to most was a real “drag” if they were on the road trying to get somewhere, but for me and my charming companion, it was an “afternoon stroll”  Leisurely and fun, missing were the tea cups and small sandwiches.  Instead we rolled safely along in our cozy environment and caught up.  Part of the drive we were escorted by two huge city trucks clearing the highway in front of us.

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.  Eleanor Roosevelt

Perfect Liberty calendar day 3     Instead of worrying do something about it

It doesn’t help to over think situations such as “what if this happens?” or “things might end up that way”  Instead, be proactive and change how you see and do things in each situation.

Oyashikiri

 

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img_1722bedlumpA bed lump happens when your dog insists on helping make the bed.  Eventually I made it around and over her.  All I had was a lump, but then she got out, and left me with this. img_1721Before I could straighten up the mess.  Her brother took over her job of helping.  There he is calming cleaning himself up after his breakfast.  No hurry to move, and not concerned that he could be delaying my progress.  For my readers who share their homes with four-legged bundles of energy, you know that it is often such moments that can be endearing or…. trying on one’s patience.

Whether it is a loved one, a friend, a co-worker or total stranger, there is seldom a day that will go by when our “personal” agenda is not presented with a hiccup.

In PL, Principle #3…. I will live with a mind of appreciation towards others and things, and Principle # 5  .. I will not get angry at anyone or anything, are mantras I repeat during the day.

Precept # 15  All is a mirror.    How often in a day, does my behaviour, or something I say or do, cause someone else to pause.

My Mother used to say, ” it is not always about you”.  Over the years I have had many occasion to meditate on my actions, and the world around me, and how I react to it.  After all, Dad would say ” the choice is yours, you can let others dictate your mood/happiness, or your can know and appreciate your worth, let go and move on.’

A philosophical morning, you bet!.. to friends in Michigan, is deWitt, or Lansing somewhere that I can get to easily?

For those of you coming to church this morning, I will see you at church.  If you are unable to be with us in person, please say a silent prayer for World Peace.  Today is Feb. 1st.  the first day of the month.  Day of Peace service will begin at 10 a.m.

Have a grand day everyone, may it be a productive and rewarding day for you.

Oyashikiri

 

will I go back and tidy up the bed…. maybe.

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