BEAUTIFUL: Being an artist in many ways. Soul Journaling

IMG_20151113_120233128I found the illustrator Robin Brickman through a book called A Log’s Life, in which the illustrations are simply incredible and awe-inspiring.  But, I Am an Artist speaks directly to the Soul Journalist. Here is a sampling, just in case you cannot check out this book from your local library.

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I am an artist when I discover shadows made by the moon, or trace patters in the sand, or when I name the colors inside a shell.

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I am an artist when I notice that the sea is a mirror for the sky and when I make something from the things that I collect.

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I am an artist when I look at a bird until I feel feathery too, and at an orange until I know what it is to be perfectly round.

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I am an artist when I run my fingers over a shiny pod or across the rough bark of a tree or when I blow on a full-blown milkweed and it splinters into tiny white puffs.

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I am an artist when I crunch through crusted snow and stop to gather winter’s hush around me.

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I am an artist whenever I look closely at the world around me. And whenever you listen and search and see, you are an Artist, too!

 

One response to “BEAUTIFUL: Being an artist in many ways. Soul Journaling

  1. Beautiful! I want that book! 🙂 Thanks for sharing, Rachel.

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