Sunday, December 23, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Well, this has been one crazy year, that seemed to go by so quickly in some respects, and in others, like health-wise, it has been sloooooow going.  I couldn't let the holidays go by without letting everyone know how much I have appreciated the support and caring I have gotten from friends and family.  I also want to let you all know how much I care for you all, pray for you when you have ups and downs, and love to listen when you want to talk.

During the year, I have had to back off beading some, until I can get my cataracts removed, but at the same time, I have been doing other things like gourd art, weaving, drawing, paper and mixed media art.  I have wanted to pursue these things for a long time, but have put it off because I always had a beading project (or two!) going, and never managed to do anything else.  But now, I can, and it has been a blast!

So I guess this post is mostly about counting my blessings.  While some things have been difficult, they only resulted in good in the end.  So, this year, I learned that if something gets in your way, if you search your heart, you can find another path.  My path is ever changing, and I thank the universe for that.  And I thank the universe for all the love I have been given, this year and every year.

So to everyone, have a blessed holiday season, no matter which holidays you celebrate, and be safe, happy and healthy in the new year!


1 comment:

Christine Altmiller said...

Happy Holidays Shannon! I am glad to hear that not beading led you to other art forms. I hope you regain good eye sight in the new year.