Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Jamie is offering up another wonderful question today...What do you wish to tell the world? If you have not been to her new Studio yet...click on her name above and enjoy!!!
So to the question...I guess those of you who follow my blog kinda know I have issues with unfair treatment of others, especially those who are unique. My last two posts were pretty focused on that concept. So I thought I would maybe go in another direction. I frequently use the phrase "Let Fly". Not let fly with a bunch of F words etc.. I mean...be brave, let loose of old ideas, try something new, step out in faith, speak, write, create..Let Fly!!!
Given my profession as a teacher of young children, I am blessed with daily reminders about what it is like to be young. As a teacher I am always striving to be create wonderful memories for my kiddos. In return they remind me that it is ok to be silly, blissful, to stop and do not much of anything for a bit, to share, to love. To Let Fly! You should see what happens around here when the music gets turned up loud!! Whoo hoo lots of line dancing and massive silliness ensues!! Loove it!!!
I have been accused in my lifetime of being immature. Well..yup there is that. There are certainly things there that needed to mature..I believe they have...mostly! A friend of mine recently describe my artwork as having "childlike qualities". Whooo hoo she gets me!! I hope so, I pray so.. that when people see my artwork or photos that they will smile. Because when I draw dragons in bonsai trees, or witchy villages, mermaids frolicking..they make me smile. They are intended to do the same for you. I want you to look back at your childhood and think to yourself....Oh remember that wonderful book about.....I loved that story. I want you to feel that joy, bliss, silliness, the peace you felt at that moment. I want you to bring that into your adult life. I want you to "Let Fly".
So what I want to say to the world is...Don't forget what you loved as a child, bring it back into your life. Be brave, be silly, be blissful, be adventurous, be creative and Let Fly!