Friday, June 13, 2008

Calm Mind, Peaceful Life

This is one of my all time favorite photos of Sasha - one of my 'kids' who has me very well trained. I couldn't resist putting her on the coffee table (you should see all the photos I have from this day!)

Oh the Sunflower - my FAVorite flower of all time! It makes me happy. I actually love wild flowers over store bought flowers. Every once in a while Mark brings me home sunflowers from a local flower farm. Natural beauty - I love how they brighten up the room. I have sunflowers in many forms around the house actually - not too many where it's gaudy, just sprinkled about here and there. Oh and Mark says that he lucked out in the flower giving department because I'm allergic to roses, well, just about all heavy pollinated smelly flowers that is.

The reason for this blog? Not meaning to sound cliche', but we truly need to 'stop and smell the flowers' - just like Sasha. No, it's more than that actually.

I do my best to live my life day by day, moment by moment as we truly do not know what is in store for us tomorrow. But here lately there are so many things going on that I need to practice more of what I preach.

Don't get me wrong, my life is fine. I'll admit though that there is some hard hitting reality going on that is a bit difficult to digest, but I'm dealing with that. With that said, I'm going to take in some fun activities that I've put off for way too long, step away from my studio and get out of the house more, not worry about slow sells (which I'm not actually) and simply enjoy my life as it is. I love my life!

Thought I would share my "Calm Mind, Peaceful Life" creation that came about while reflecting this week. Feel free to visit my shop to read more about it.

Happy Friday everyone!

☼ Rocki


Grizzly Mountain Arts said...

I love this piece, Rocki! I love the combinations you use in your bead work.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful posting Rocki! You're so right in stopping to appreciate the moments, life is truly so short in many aspects and getting caught up in the clutter of it only makes time speed by faster. Love your newest creation - the Jujube picks up the details of the Buddha perfectly!

Can't help but mention your adorable Sasha as she's just so precious!! Hope you're having a glorious weekend ~ Sharon

theprimpantry said...

Hi Rocki, Stunning piece of jewlery! Your Sasha is cute as a button!

Rocki's Rock 'n Beads said...

Thank you so much for your kind comments! Oh and Sasha thanks you too ;)

ThisOldHenHouse said...

What a gorgeous piece!!! And a lovely setiment too! - I know I sure could use to stop and smell the flowers :-)

Rosebud Collection said...

What a cute dog..He is so tiny..
I really love sun flowers and I think why, they will grow from my bird seed..I don't do well with gardening, and they do it all by themselves. Mercury is retro and will be over the 19th..can make life a little upset..

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