Thursday, July 9, 2015

Use your Light - Lessons for My Son Art Journal

Now that summer is here I have found it hard to be inside and create. But tonight I sat in my craft closet and made this quick page in my son's life lesson's journal. I used four supplies - chalkboard paint (I bought it at the dollar store), chalk, white pen and a gold pen. Love how it turned out. A little bit of chalkboard art in my journal.

The journalling reads:

There comes a time when you must stand alone. You must feel confident enough within yourself to follow your own dreams. You must be willing to make sacrifices. You must be capable of changing and rearranging your priorities so that your final goal can be achieved. 

Sometimes, familiarity and comfort need to be challenged. There are times when you must take a few extra chances and create your own realities. Be strong enough to at least try to make your life better. Be confident enough that you won't settle for a compromise just to bet by. Appreciate yourself by allowing yourself the opportunity to grow, develop, and find your true sense of purpose in this life. 

Don't stand in someone else's shadow when it's your sunlight that should lead the way.

- From author Deanna Beisser

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