Friday, October 24, 2014

Life Reflections

Fall Friends for Playful Pups Collection/Susie Q's Dog Rescue
5x7 Watercolor on W&N 140# Paper
©BEDeuel Bronson Hill Arts 2014

This wasn't a week for a lot of progress in the studio. It was busy with work (the one that pays the bills) & family events.  It was more of a week for reflection during the sporadic quiet times.

It was a week that reminded me that we have no clue as to how much time we have. Nor any idea of the future quality of our time on this plane. Many of us with silent illnesses or horrid invasions of our bodies struggle to keep a positive aura. Sometimes, though, we just can not. Yet we still try.

It was a week that showed us those we could truly count upon, either in person or in spirit. Not only in our immediate lives, but also to others who have hidden strength to share with those without it. And in discovering that others believe in you, despite your own doubts.

It was week for family. The joy of love's cocoon during a time of fear was evident in places unsuspected.

It was a week of rain showers, bright sunlight, & lingering grays. All the while, the golden hues of the leaves reflected any & all light, as if to bring us to tomorrow. 

It was a week of miracles. Life sustained by the minds & talents of many before us. Others were given futures because of the sacrifices of some. 

It was a week to admire the art of living, of appreciating the love, of revealing of meaning. 

It was a week to realize how fortunate I am.

 Baby & Buddy for Kitty Kapers Collection/Another Chance Pet Rescue
(In Process)
©BEDeuel Bronson Hill Arts 2014

And, it is now time to say, "Thank you!" and to send virtual hugs to everyone. Did you notice the note cards feature friendship today? 


  1. Very sweet. Glad you are able to find so much goodness.

  2. that is a wonderful post, wonderful sentiments so perfectly expressed... and great images of course... have a great week this week...xx

  3. Great post and love your images as well. Happy PPF, Annette x

  4. AAAaaaawww...I LOVE these cute soft cuddly puppies. I wanted to take one home. I love your kitties, too. :D

  5. Beautiful art and words!!

    Hugs Giggles

  6. Thank you, all, so much for your sweet words. It is nice to know that there are so many kind & thoughtful people!


  7. Cute, soft looking little creatures, like candies! :)

  8. Barb, what a great post! This week marks the one year anniversary of the death of my dh (56+years of marriage). I am grateful to all who have helped me survive these 12 months. Love your art, Barb. Your puppies are so adorable.

  9. I love this! SO adorable! Love how you described your week. :)


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