The Great Affair honors this wonderful journey we call life.
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I scoop grandbaby in arms, eyes twinkling, grin pulled back, both hers and mine.
And I hear the words of Peter Pan whispering, “Come with me where dreams are born and time is never planned.”
But we are one, in this moment, when trust pools in her eyes like a soothing summer stream finding rest in a glen, so I linger in the nursery a little longer.
We rock and sway to the lullaby song, a song I’ve sung to her long before she was born. A song I sang to her before I could feel her move under skin and when her tiny heels arched pathways across swollen belly.
And the music pirouettes around the nursery room as we dance and she smiles. READ THE ENTIRE POST…
Posted in Family, Inspiration, JoDee's Life, Nursery, Writing
Tagged Ann Voskamp, art, Creativity, grandchildren, Inspiration, motherhood, Neverland, Nursery, Peter Pan, The Broken Way
Is change a decision we can control or an invitation to ride the wild, untamed? Or both?
I’ve been trying to wrap my head around change—what part is God-initiated and what part is human choice. There’s something deep inside that drives me to find my true north, which inspired the acrylic painting, “Time for Change.” The brooch she wears reminds me to keep searching. READ THE ENTIRE POST…
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Posted in Christmas, Christmas Cards, JoDee's Life, Zazzle
Tagged Christmas Cards, country crafts, heart, holiday, homespun, snowman, women, Zazzle
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Art Takes Courage
Courage to create without restraint.
Courage to try something new you never dreamed you could do.
Courage to push away from a project until more inspiration graces.
Courage to return to a project and produce imperfection.
Courage to share your imperfection with the world.
Without courage, art hides in the shadows frightened to come forth. Yet with courage, READ THE ENTIRE POST.
Salt dough sculpture is an enjoyable and easy-to-do craft for kids of all ages.
I began sculpturing dough when I was but a wee one some 40 plus years ago. In fact, a former neighbor still has Christmas ornaments I made for her when I was a child. I taught my children to sculpt with dough, and they would bring their adult friends home for salt dough craft time. I also sold salt dough when my sister and I had our arts and crafts business.
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