Welcome to In The Studio, a place to show off your studio and meet some great artists! So you might be wondering how a dead tree collection could be worthy of something coming out of a studio. In all honesty, my creative side has been a little dormant lately due in part to several things which are not worth discussing on this fine Friday. However, when we were in Kruger Park recently, my husband kept stopping the car to take photos of dead trees. We laughed. We got annoyed. We made fun of. But then I stopped to look and realized that there was a beauty in that leafless mass of sticks that stood in the wide open proudly displaying who it was and not ashamed of it.
There’s probably a whole slew of analogies I could make here, but since I’m writing this when I should be letting my head hit the pillow, let’s just stick with this one. If we look, we can find beauty in the ordinary. I’m in a season of learning to celebrate the little things. I think finding beauty in the everyday, ordinary, otherwise overlooked things in life, is learning to celebrate. The result is love and joy and peace, all things that I desperately need in my life right now.
I hope you enjoyed my dead tree collection at Kruger National Park. Look for the beauty in the ordinary this week!
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