Nothing like a little creative time to stoke your attitude!!! Just threw this one together.....
Very symbolic. It's made on an old piece of cardboard, (probably one that scrapbook supplies came on!) I distressed the cardboard and inked it.... but you'll see that I used some green ink over the "torn" spots to represent healing. There had to be lots of green on the page since that is my fav color and means life to me. The trees are strength, growth and consistency, the little button with the new tree is like starting over, the owl is my higher power keeping watch over me & my family. And the journal paper is from a pad that we used at work for marketing projects. I crumpled it up and inked it to distress it, then purposely placed it behind the trees.
The tree with the fruit on it has the 3 things that I can not function without; Faith, Family and Spirit. I journaled about each of these on the page and placed a small brad next to those words to be a seed. Spirit got a green one to show how that is a major force in allowing me to grow.
And the forest is representative that I am not alone. They are many in this boat with me. Not a good thing, bad for the economy and bad for all of us trying to find a job, but I do realize that while I am unique, I am not alone.
Thanks for looking!
Changes in life sometimes we find ourselves on a path we did not select... it is those times that the strengths in our lives will help see us through.
Faith gives me hope and the belief that there will be an open window.
Family is my whole reason.There is nothing more important.
Spirit - no matter what life brings me, I will get through it. I will be smarter, I will be stronger.
I may have lost my job, but I did not lose my spirit. I truly believe I am right where I am supposed to be.