This week has been a big week for me. I just completed my 100th large painting.
If you had told me 3 years ago that I would be painting daily, creating larger paintings than I've ever created before, selling them, getting to share creative projects with care and love through prayer and painting...I would have turned my head to the side with confusion (like my dear sweet puppy does when I give him a command). I would have furrowed my eyebrows and said "Wait, what?"
This experience, this unexpected arrival and stepping into something that brings me so much joy, the opportunity to share that joy with others has humbled me in a profound way. It has given me the confidence to say to another: "It will not always be like this." "Change is possible" "Transformation is possible." "This shit storm you are in, might be clearing the way for something beautiful. It is overwhelming as hell right now. It is real. It is hard. And out of the shit/compost of life beauty grows.
So I share with you my celebration of the creation of my 100th painting. 100 canvases of joy, tears, and authentically experiencing life as it unfolds (and wrapping it in compassion).