A love letter to my Children

My Precious Children,

 

I write this love letter for you.

To you, I say I love you, and also that I love my life..

You are here to love.

To do anything other than love goes against all that you are.

Love everything and everyone—the light and the darkness, the bitter and the sweet.

Choose love over hate, pettiness, the need to be right.

In your lifetime, you will be tempted by the illusion of financial security, power, fame, or even just simple recognition. I pray that you will have the wisdom and courage to discern that those things are fleeting and temporary. None of those things even  come close to LOVE.

Remember that there are no do-overs in life.

You can’t erase the past or get back those moments that you missed so live now.

Enjoy each and every moment you are given.

Smile often.

Love deeply.

And show compassion every chance you get.

Know that each moment is a gift and an opportunity to live.

To my two little ones, never stop running in the rain. As you grow older and find your partner in life, run in the rain with them too.

I pray that each of you will discover the love that will make your heart sing. Take the time to enjoy your life together with them.

Treat each moment with your beloved as a gift. For that moment may be the last time you hold her hands, taste raindrops, and play like children with them. Love each other every day so completely that if it is your last, you will never have regrets.

Kiss your love every chance you get.

Hold hands with each other.

Laugh every chance you get.

But the most important wish I have for you, my beloveds, is that you will Know thyself!

You are spiritual-human beings, at your young ages you still have no clue who you are.

If you will  take the time to get to know thyself, you will discover the richness that life has to offer you. You will know true love, happiness, success, wealth, well-being, peace, and joy when you know you.

As a very young child, you all four knew who you were until the world told you that you were someone else.

You changed little pieces of yourself so that you could fit in, conform, please others, get or not get attention, and grasp for love.

In that moment, and each and every one since,  you decided that you were not enough so you became someone else.

It is my deepest prayer that you will discover, once again that innocent child that lives on in your heart, hidden but not lost.

To know yourself is to love yourself.

So commit to you.

Obey your conscience and have the courage to be you.

You have a choice to be who you are or to make up a story about who you are and be that inauthentic self.

When you choose your authentic self over the story, your energy is aligned with that of God’s, and when you are in alignment with Him, life flows easily and effortlessly.

You are His children, more than you are mine. Remember that!

I know the story may seem to be easier, but it’s a betrayal of your spirit, and is a cop-out to opt-out of all that you could be.

Take responsibility for your life: you are not a victim.

Life doesn’t happen to you.

Mind the seeds that you plant. That is, your thoughts grow your reality. Monitor every thought, carefully watching, and questioning its truth.

Thoughts are clever critters and will create drama. Remember, you are not the thoughts in your head. And, that which you do not master, masters you.

Be aware of those that vibrate at lower consciousness for they know not what they do. Pray for them! Love yourself enough to stand-up for you and also, accept responsibility for the role that you play.

So my children, and also my readers, I leave you with this parting wisdom—be gentle with yourself, all things are temporary, judge not, and you can learn something from everyone you meet.

Your Mom.

xoxoxo

Projects that came out of our workshop for the week of April 12- 18th

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These were a custom order. I had made another set for a customer, and this lady wanted a set for her parents graves.

So she requested that we paint their names on the back and attach a hook so that she could secure them to the site.

 

The next order we filled 2 more sets of the Garden Stake Crows.

 

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We had a request for a Welcome post and a Chevron Sign to put on a customers front porch.

Here are the pictures of the finished product.

 

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We are also getting lots of requests for Crosses to put on graves for Memorial Day. Here are a few that we have finished.

 

Next I made some candle sticks for my own house out of some salvaged posts that were taken out of a home that is being salvaged.

I love the look of Tall pillar candle sticks so I made a set that would match the painting I did last week of the Pueblo Sun God.

Here are the pictures of them.

The last thing I did was also a project for my own house.

I had these old trunks that were old and dated. I repainted them and gave them a fresh new look.