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Saturday’s vision and a prayer!

May 25, 2013

Until this week I was blissfully unaware of ‘vision boards.’ A day or two ago Bodhisattva in training  a dear follower ‘popped up or in’ with post that explained the concept .  

It seemed like fun and a nice way in which to mark and celebrate my second anniversary of blogging.  

When began 2 years ago I had not written a word creatively since leaving school 50 years ago. I was even less experienced in ‘social media’ or indeed blogging.

I hit the floor running and began a virtual journey of a lifetime, woven with a turbulent psychological excursion and real-time passages to Brazil and Europe, not forgetting a full-time career and family commitments with grandchildren and aging parents. So posting each day has been a mean challenge.  

Over the last few weeks especially since returning from Brazil I have struggled most days not with ideas or indeed the blog in general; just a nagging fear that at some point I would run out of steam and the blog would die.  It became a recurring nightmare and I was getting anxious until each day when I pressed ‘publish’ and then the nagging doubt would begin to bubble up again,

However the fear seemed to subside and  a sense peace came back. Nonetheless, with this time of uncertainty and then the relative calm I began to consider making some changes to the blog.  It has always been my dream to be a little more creative.  I have even  dabbled in poetry and added some of my own illustrations as a relieve from photographs.

This might be time when I take a leap in faith and perhaps have a weekly ‘creation’  

So here is my attempt to demonstrate a vision board with my dreams of the moment  and a prayer.

May this Vision board resemble my hopes and dreams, that one day soon my posts will become more creative and imaginative. 

Thank you Readers have  good day and please comment!

4 Comments leave one →
  1. May 25, 2013 3:15 pm

    Hi helen, your blog is great, I hope I can manage to be as avid as you soon! Can I ask, where did you get the materials to do this type of printing? I’ve wanted to try it for a while but have no idea where you can get supplies. Hope you have a great weekend! X

    • May 25, 2013 7:19 pm

      I use ordinary pencil erasers from W H Smiths and lino cutters and ink pads nothing fancy so the result is small … have good weekend xx

  2. May 26, 2013 2:08 am

    So lovely that you were inspired 🙂 Thanks for the very kind mention and pingback x annie

  3. May 25, 2016 7:37 am

    Reblogged this on Living, Libraries and [Dead] Languages and commented:

    Seems appropriate to reblog this on a the week when I celebrate 5 years of blogging

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