A New Look, A New Name.
Remember when you first learned to ride a bicycle? No training wheels for this gal! It was "Go" time. The neighborhood kids watched breathlessly as I steadied myself on the seat. My father's strong hands gave me my send-off -- my little bicycle took wings and down the hill I sailed. As I bumped over moguls, tipping to the right, then the left, all I could hear was, "find your balance". What was that, my 5 year old mind screamed as I held onto the handle bars for all I was worth my hair streaking behind me?
Lots of starts and stops that day. Scraped knees. Definitely a lot of dirt *smiling* All worth the effort.
The lesson: Keep focused, steer straight, persevere.
The prize: I had mastered bike riding!
The stamp used for my card "Finding the Balance" was designed by Terry Medaris a local Arizona artist. When I met Terry and saw this stamp it spoke to my heart immediately. My finished card reminded me of a woman who understands the wisdom of a balanced life. I thought of the Proverbs 31 woman.
For the past six months I have enjoyed the new hobby of card making and blogging. In that time, I've learned a lot about the craft and about myself. For me, art can't be hurried or manufactured. For me, it's a slow process *smiling*. There are so many things I want to try, learn, do in this new season of my life. Is there time for everything? Probably not, so, I will seek wisdom; all else will fall into balance.
A wife of noble character who can find?
She is worth far more than rubies.
Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing in value.
She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
She is clothed with strength and dignity;
She can laugh at the days to come.
She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the
bread of idleness. - Proverbs 31:10-12; 25-27
Until next time,