Monday, June 17, 2013

Two pictures that show patience. (Post 6 of blog marathon)

My soul is happy when I create stuff--be it a picture, a book(a novel) , a poem---anything really which makes my internal world a happier place.

If I don't create stuff, I  feel shriveled up from the inside. I can spend hours and hours by myself, sitting at my desk--listening to music and creating art. I don't much crave company .(unless it is of close friends who have known me for ages)

I am going to show you two things which I made, which i was quite pleased about..


I didn't know what I was making when I started out. I just kept going and this is what emerged. I quite like it :) It was a LOT of work and needed a tremendous amount of patience.




I liked the idea of the cat waiting patient;y, sitting so still, gazing out of the window. I like the idea of waiting for something. In today's 'instant-fix' times, I think sometimes, this stillness is good.

Today I am a happy soul :)
 Hope your day has been pleasant as well.


And till tomorrow, stay safe, peaceful and blessed.

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14 comments:

  1. I could see great effort in these pictures. Especially the quilled art. amazing it is. And I could recall the line from karate kid on reading your lines on the 2nd art. 'being still and doing nothing, are two very different things".

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  2. I am happy that you are happy :).
    Lovely creation indeed! I really like the message with the card. and yes,Stillness gives us that much needed moments to live, relive and appreciate everything around us.
    Thanks for sharing

    Love,
    Nitu

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  3. LOVE that second picture! Good job! I'm wearing a blue construction paper necklace that my daughter just made for me while attending meetings today - feeling sooper enjoying her creation :)

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  4. Let me assume Cat as your fans!!!
    This cat waiting for your next book eagerly & patiently!!!
    Just for tongue and cheeks!!! Ha ha
    It's really great!!! It would require hell lot of patience!!!
    Keep going Mam!!!!

    Regards,
    Prabhu!!!

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  5. I really wonder how do you do that?? It needs a lot of patience and time to create such beautiful and soothing things... Although I am not so great in paintings but I do make cards and I can relate to the pain you suffer from. You are really blessed with superlative skills... Stay blessed!!! :)

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  6. Goodmorning !
    Loveeeeee that second card alot!! Hatts off to your creative brain! i can relate myself to you wrt self indulging company of art! Lucky you & (ofcourse me too :) )! wishing you many more moments of inner peace!

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  7. Hi Preeti,
    Though I am still very much an active reader of all your posts, I have not been that active in commenting... I thought I should take this opportunity and this blog post to comment that I absolutely love your your fabulous posts that have all of us hooked to your blog, your wonderful way of writing, your creativity, and of course, above all your positive attitude that is such a inspiration to all of us who read your blog regularly...
    Do keep up the lovely work and God bless u with lots of happiness and good health always...
    Looking forward to your next book and of course, your next post :)))
    Keep on spreading happiness always....

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  8. The quilled art piece is Fabulous. I really liked it.

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  9. Very nice paintg n quilg work mam i too do a bit of quillg but just for handmade covers n cards would love to share my work if u like take care good night

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  10. Love the painting of the cat.. the wait is always worth everything.

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  11. I simply loved that heart.really shows patience.

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  12. This is absolutely beautiful ! :)

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