Tag Archives: Hope

HOW TO BLOSSOM LIKE A BUDDING FLOWER IN SPRING – CREATIVE TUESDAYS

HOW TO BLOSSOM LIKE A BUDDING FLOWER IN SPRING – CREATIVE TUESDAYS

My artistic/writer self-confidence plummeted last week. If I had to rate my level of self-confidence on a scale of 1 to 10, it would have been a minus 10.

For two days, I threw a pity party. Strange thing was, no one came to my party. The longer I party, the worse I’ll feel.

So after consulting my trusty manual, I asked God to toss down His golden cord of hope (I sure wasn’t getting anywhere in my own strength).

He didn’t let me down. As I clung to the golden cord of hope, the black cloud slowly lifted.

Then BAM!

Inspiration blossomed like a budding flower in spring, arriving just in time to design this piece for Creative Tuesdays.

 SINGLE FLOWER - BLOG POST - MAR. 17, 2015 (1)

“Strength! Courage! Don’t be afraid, don’t get discouraged.

God, your God, is with you every step of the way.” Joshua 1:9b (The Message)

The next time I’m tempted to throw a pity party, I’ll look up instead.

Check out Michael’s new blog and the all other creative designs posted HERE.

Happy Spring…almost,

  Tracy

P.S. How do you handle discouraging news?

P.P.S. To download a FREE printable coloring page for you or the kiddies, click on the flower button.

WHIMSICAL SHOP BUTTON

Have You Been Left to Hang Out on the Fringe?

Have You Been Left to Hang Out on the Fringe?

Susanna Leonard Hill switched to Disqus, a global comment system that was supposed to improve discussion on her blog.

Ha! The system gave me the boot, leaving me to hang out on the fringe in the blogo-sphere. I begged Susanna to let me back in. Then by some miracle, her system opened a portal, and I was allowed back into the fold.

How could a computer program leave such a bitter taste on my tongue? But it did. Now, for some bizarre reason I’m back hanging out on the fringe.

Continue reading “Have You Been Left to Hang Out on the Fringe?” »