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Thursday, November 15

truth*


swirly, canon digital rebel xti

I laid in bed tonight starring at a dark ceiling with my thoughts running in a thousand different directions. So, I got up and grabbed Keri's book, which was the first one my eyes focused on up in my studio. I closed my eyes and asked to be led to something I needed to hear and this quote was on the chosen page...

"Everybody is original, if they tell the truth, if they speak from their true self.
But it must be from their true self and not from the self they think they should be.
So remember these two things: you are talented and you are original."

~ Brenda Ueland

Interesting because I've been talking about this very thing with a few close friends this week in regards to my previous post.

Thank you for your outpouring of support and love of me speaking my absolute bare bones truth about where I am at on this journey.

It was freeing...and movement is happening in my heart.

13 Comments:

Blogger dreamergirl said...

I love that book! Have you read 'If you want to write' by Brenda Ueland? It is about writing, but also about life and it is filled with wisdom!

Wishing you sweet dreams!

xoxox

November 15, 2007 at 1:32:00 AM PST  
Blogger Frida said...

You are talented and you are original.
I'm carrying that one with me as well.
Love you.
xx

November 15, 2007 at 8:02:00 AM PST  
Blogger QuackMeHard said...

I'm glad you got what you needed to hear. That quote touches me, as well. Thank you for sharing :o)

Gina

November 15, 2007 at 8:31:00 AM PST  
Blogger Schmoops said...

you, my love, are talented and original. to freeing thoughts, movement, change, truth, talent and originality. all things surrounding you... xoxo

November 15, 2007 at 8:31:00 AM PST  
Blogger ~Michelle~ said...

Lovely quote, something I needed to hear today too.

November 15, 2007 at 8:35:00 AM PST  
Blogger tara dawn said...

I've been reading back through your posts over the past several weeks and I just want to thank you for sharing such beauty...your words, photos...all of it brings a deep inspiration and a sense of comfort to me today. Thank you for this!
xo,
taradawn

November 15, 2007 at 8:52:00 AM PST  
Blogger kelly said...

you are a beautiful - unique chickadee. ilove all of you photos and i love swirly too.
looks like it was a great time.

November 15, 2007 at 6:36:00 PM PST  
Blogger cheeky said...

love the quote. i will write it down. love that photo. fantabulous.
it is admirable you can speak so freely about your journey.
keep it comin' girlie.
xo

November 15, 2007 at 6:56:00 PM PST  
Blogger brittany said...

love you, friend.

November 15, 2007 at 7:30:00 PM PST  
Blogger Hel said...

I rarely comment here but I need to tell you that you are a constant inspiration to me.

Every time I visit here my heart opens up and prays that you receive what you wish for.

November 16, 2007 at 12:06:00 AM PST  
Anonymous ceanandjen said...

I heart that book too...and what you did in the previous post was indeed freeing...and so so brave, because it is hard to put your heart and soul out there, but you did.

And I am so happy that are feeling that shift within...it feels good. :-)

Here is to continuing the journey with both truth and love in your heart and being...and being where you need to be when you need to be there....and feeling safe in that.

xoxoxo

November 16, 2007 at 8:43:00 AM PST  
Blogger Michelle (a.k.a. la vie en rose) said...

this quote rings so true for me today...i'm printing it and taping it inside my journal...

November 19, 2007 at 11:13:00 AM PST  
Blogger pink sky said...

a sweet friend of mine sent me this quote on a postcard and it hangs on my inspiration board. such true inspiration. You are an original my dear, and you truth shines brightly from you!

November 25, 2007 at 10:22:00 AM PST  

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