“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”–Melody Beattie
Pink Moose – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor & Ink Postcard
This little postcard was a doodle, more than anything. I painted the moose from a photo by Stalksthedawn at WetCanvas, then just doodled. This is another one from Idaho in 2011. I’m working on some more new paintings, but they are slow, since I haven’t had much time to paint. Should have a new one for you in a day or two.
I LOVE today’s quote! It’s my life mantra, so to speak.
Melody Beattie is one of America’s most beloved self-help authors and a household name in addiction and recovery circles. Her international bestselling book, Codependent No More, introduced the world to the term “codependency” in 1986. Millions of readers have trusted Melody’s words of wisdom and guidance because she knows firsthand what they’re going through. In her lifetime, she has survived abandonment, kidnapping, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, and the death of a child. “Beattie understands being overboard, which helps her throw bestselling lifelines to those still adrift,” said Time Magazine. More…