In some ways this drawing depicts in part, another major heart shift. The sweet words I heard were "beauty from ashes." I don't know what that means yet, but I am looking forward to discovering what is ahead. This past year has been one of the most difficult yet since my Beloved flew away to heaven.
Part of my struggle has been that of becoming the woman I am to be without my Beloved. I was married much longer than I was single...and we were partners. There are questions....Who am I really? I am who I am when I am by myself. Once again I have realized the person I become now, depends upon the things I put into my heart and life.
Those ingredients are, first of all, time with God and doing His will in my life--then treasuring family and friends. Acquiring wisdom, knowledge and purpose--maybe even taking some college courses. Then there are celebration, beauty, laughter...and tears.
I think my Darling would be proud of me so far, and that is a dear comfort. The truth is, though I am discovering who I am as a single person--that person was shaped by my Beloved--he made my life an adventure. We learned so much together. (sigh) I miss him.
Blessings to you in your life's journey dear ones--thank you for dropping by, and Happy Paint Party Friday.