Country Woman Paints

❤️Country Woman Paints at Country Woman Studio! See links below + come see me❤️

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sunflower

November 15, 2014
ĽAdelaide

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Thich Nhat Hanh Hospitalized

“In April, we cannot see sunflowers in France, so we might say the sunflowers do not exist. But the local farmers have already planted thousands of seeds, and when they look at the bare hills, they may be able to see the sunflowers already. The sunflowers are there. They lack only the conditions of sun, heat, rain and July. Just because we cannot see them does not mean that they do not exist.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

david austin roses

May 1, 2014
ĽAdelaide

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Roses and Sunflowers

rose bouquet
Dearest lovelies,
I apologize I’ve not written much lately of my own words. I am suffering from a bout of severe arthritis in both my hands. I have painted my mudroom, wallpapering, etc. {finally…} and tho dear farmer was doing much of the work, I was working more than usual. Especially with my hands wrapped around a small paint brush.

Now I’m paying for that tho everyday I enjoy that little room. I shall share it as soon as I can. Until then please enjoy these small offerings and forgive me that I am not getting around to your blogs as I would like.

california-license-plate

1948 california license plate

Although all phenomena are going through the various appearances of birth, abiding, changing, and dying, the true person doesn’t become a victim of sadness, happiness, love, or hate. She lives in awareness as an ordinary person, whether standing, walking, lying down, or sitting.
—Thich Nhat Hanh, “Simply Stop”

April 27, 2014

February 20, 2014
ĽAdelaide

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Buddha Thought for Today

I leave you with these thoughts to live by ~ at least for today, no? And a photo of Sophie, the wiliest, smartest, fastest, LOUDEST puppy in the land. BUT… she is cute! 😉 The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don’t wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself […]