Giving up fear of failure
And giving up pretending I know much
Has given me the freedom to learn
And most important
If you look at the natural world there is no stasis
Things are born
They reproduce (or not)
And then die
Our creative life is the same, so is our intellectual life
Try or die
Not the best watercolor but there are techniques I’ve never tried before, so good first effort
If you google “empty vessel ” it seems to have so many different meanings to very different people.
For me it means emptying myself of preconceived ideas and opinions
Leaving room for the beauty and wonder of this life
All of us struggle
We all make mistakes
At times we all drown in the morass of our follies
Some of mine will follow me until the day I die
But I make peace with it
Tidy gardens seem an oxymoron
Mother Nature prefers untidy
One of the best reasons to practice is to get comfortable with
Or not quite great
Or with trying with no expectations
Why is Queen’sAnnes Lace a weed and roses aren’t?
Dandelions are nutritious and pretty, why do people hate them?
Why can’t minorities be treated the same as white people?
Makes no sense, huh?
It’s not enough to look at posts and agree. We must add our voice to the
The burning desire for hate to stop
Bigotry is ugly,
People make themselves ugly spewing vitriol