from such great heights

the widening gyre

Posted in life by chapwoman on May 2, 2009


i am in studio at 9:55 on a saturday morning. but this is where i should be on this gloomy, but slightly refreshing saturday morning.

a lot has happened in the past three weeks. so much actually, that i haven’t had time to jot down my thoughts or reflect or measure where I’m at with all of it.  ok, i’m lying…i have had time. i just hesitate to tell the world how i’m really doing when things fall apart. i hesitate to say that i’m not going to spain after all this summer, that things with my family are sucking pretty hard, that some important people are letting me down left and right.

but despite the rolling disappointments, i’m still smiling. God’s been holding my hand through all of this, teaching me that His plan is so much bigger than mine, that grace is my next lesson to learn, that even though people will let me down, He never will.

so i’m just gonna sit here and hum while I paint. and be refreshed.


ps. woolfie, I really hope you’re reading this, because you are an angel and a source of inspiration.
pss. if you can guess why i chose the title of this post, 1000 bonus points for you.


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  1. bj said, on May 2, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    something about a falcon, too.

    i feel out of the loop.

  2. partner for life said, on May 4, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    i love love love love love you. and it may be a gloomy day. but

    proverbs 31:25
    She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

    habakkuk 2:3
    “For the vision is yet for the appointed time ; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.

    …its quoted in the book. THE book. ya know. life is gonna be great around the corner. and heck come may 18th life is gonna BE GREAT hehe.. smile girl.

  3. blohmkid said, on May 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    that gloomy, refreshing saturday morning. it turned into a pretty nice, sunny spring day… for reals. i wanted to text you that on my way to the library.

    i know you know this, but:
    everything’s going to be alright. keep smiling.

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