Friday, November 1, 2013

Heart and Mind

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The mind is a beautiful thing…

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It can be full of music or full of dreams…

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…and dreams can lead to bigger things.  Things our heart sings--joins in with our mind and reaches for and aspires to.

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Sometimes our mind and heart must do harder things.

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Being brave is a funny thing.  We may think we are, or we may think we’re not so very…

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But, when we’re put to the test—when our backs are against the wall, when we need to stand up for something—

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--especially when we need to protect someone we love--that’s when we really find out what we’re made of.  Our inner strength.

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We all have it.  We just have to open ourselves up—heart and mind—and find it within.

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And then, I think, we all can be very, very brave.

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How big is your brave?

Julie

{For you, my sister.  You can do this.}

{Thanks, once again, to the inspiring work of Hope Wallace Karney, and for her generous sharing of graphic pieces}