Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Just Be

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So many beautiful quotes out there from strong, wonderful women…

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I love taking a favorite quote and illustrating it in my art journal…seeing words take shape using paint, pen & printed image…

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Thoughts of how to be a good, strong woman.  Thoughts that add to the teachings given already by mother, grandmothers, aunts and friends…

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Find out who you are, and do it on purpose”…isn’t that wonderful?  It’s so easy to admire others and want to be like them—but how much more important to just be our very best selves.  Taking the good we see in others and incorporating it into our own unique being…. 

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And a favorite quote from the always quotable Jane Austen…so true, isn’t it?

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Actions really do speak louder than words, don’t they?  But, in my journals, it’s the words and images that must do the speaking…

Julie