Art Journal — Enjoy it

Every morning when I wake up I have a choice.  To enjoy my day or not.  Happiness for me is a choice.  I want to notice moments. I want to have faith that what is revealed to me in any given day is something I need to see, hear, learn, internalize and act upon.  Whenever I get stressed I return again and again to collage and the art journal.  It is my moving meditation, it is my lifeline that keeps the keel even at worst of times and let’s me sail ahead at best of times.

Today I choose to enjoy it with wishes, faith, dreams, empowerment and journeying. It’s one way, my way today.. How about you…..?IMG_2173 IMG_2175 IMG_2177 IMG_2178 IMG_2180Linking to Art-Journal-Journey

 

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23 Responses to “Art Journal — Enjoy it”

  1. janetg April 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm #

    It’s a wonderful intention to have towards each day–not always easy–your art journal is a great place to put those affirmations!

  2. Katrina Calice April 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm #

    This is a bright positive happy piece! So full of sunshine it radiates, wonderful dear friend!

  3. Valerie-Jael April 24, 2014 at 12:11 pm #

    This is wonderful, love the sunny colours and the optimism it radiates. Hugs, Valerie

  4. froebelsternchen April 24, 2014 at 12:20 pm #

    What you wrote here makes me feel that HAPPINESS is just like bubble bath.. get in and enoy! Wonderful!
    Let loose and decide to be happy.. yes that it is!

    love your thoughts and love your positive and bright Journey of Life page Corinne..AMAZING!
    Powerful and with a gorgeous concept!

    xxx
    Susi

  5. carolyndube April 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm #

    This page really struck a cord in me! When I saw these 5 words in your art journal, I heard an instant story…Wish for it, have faith it will be what it is meant to be, let it fill your dreams, let the energy of those dreams empower you, and enjoy every moment of the journey.

  6. Terrie Purkey April 24, 2014 at 1:04 pm #

    Wow – colorful, energetic and such a powerful, empowering message – your joy shines through!

  7. Jackie P Neal April 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm #

    Here Here! I actually put something similar in my journal this morning! What a great positive way to start the day! Love your page and all it stands for Corrine!

  8. Jo Murray April 24, 2014 at 1:40 pm #

    I love an optimist! May ALL your days be happy ones.

  9. sheila 77 April 24, 2014 at 3:02 pm #

    That’s a great attitude and a superb artwork, it jumps with enthusiasm.
    I would add blogging to the happiness of collaging and art journalling as it adds to the pleasure to share with our like-minded blogging friends.

  10. lkr1995 April 24, 2014 at 3:19 pm #

    Living with intention. Choosing to BE! Guiding one’s own direction through conscious thought. LOVE it! <3

  11. Dawn April 24, 2014 at 3:21 pm #

    Gorgeous page Corrine, beautiful vibrant colours and some amazing patterns throughout. Full of life and joy, brilliant job sweetie.
    Huge hugs x x x x

  12. Marilyn J. Rock April 24, 2014 at 3:29 pm #

    So positive and uplifting!! xo

  13. Marcia April 24, 2014 at 3:32 pm #

    Lots of layers and happiness!

  14. Kay Wallace April 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm #

    Your artwork today reminds me of a bible story, which I will not fracture:

    A traveler approached an old man seated by the side of the road. The traveler asked the old man, “How are the people in the town ahead?” The old man, asked in return, “How did you find them in the last town?” The traveler replied, “They were a irritable lot, full of loathing.” The old man, sadly, responded, “You will find them the same in the next town.” The traveler left and the old man sat. Soon, another traveler approached the old man and asked, “How will I find the people in the next town?” The old man asked in reply, “How did you find them in the last town?” The traveler replied, “They were a pleasant lot, quite jovial, indeed!” The old man replied, “You will find them the same in the next town.”

    Your point is well taken, my friend! Our day will be as we expect it to be! Like you, I try my best to always choose joy! Great art today. An even better message!

  15. Kay Wallace April 24, 2014 at 7:12 pm #

    “…which I will NOW fracture” not NOT! Ugh!

  16. Suzy April 24, 2014 at 7:39 pm #

    My sentiments are totally the same! Each day we choose to be what we want to be and for the rest of our lives and creating through journalling is such an inspirational way to go!
    x Suzy

  17. Judy Shea April 24, 2014 at 9:23 pm #

    So much happiness in this collage. Much meaning to never ignore…YOU.

  18. NancyLee April 24, 2014 at 9:27 pm #

    This is one of the sweetest, happiest works of art! So special! HAPPY is as HAPPY does!

  19. jan2bratt April 24, 2014 at 9:53 pm #

    That is the best way to be: Happy! It isn’t always easy though. I try to pause every morning when I go outside to feed the birds first thing and to look around at my beautiful land and thank my lucky stars that I am here. I’ve really been loving these rainy days we are having.

  20. LonettA April 25, 2014 at 7:52 am #

    This a fabulous page! Very lively and full of happines! Wonderful the lovely details! It makes me happy!

  21. Dorthe April 25, 2014 at 11:35 am #

    You are saying it so wicely and well, Corrine,- and you are so right, …that is what we should all start the day with!!! To enjoy and have faith and to see the world in bright colours like you did here, that is I guess what we can call happiness, dear friend!
    Dorthe,xo

  22. marjiekemper May 2, 2014 at 3:22 pm #

    Love this! I can get lost in the layers of colors… and I will ENJOY IT!

  23. Chris May 2, 2014 at 6:30 pm #

    Yes. Choosing happiness. So important. Love it that your journal is so vibrant.

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