There is something beautiful and unexpected about seeing something bloom where it shouldn’t.

Like a cactus flowering in the desert.

These cactus bloom in dry, desert conditions where other plants would not survive much less bring forth beautiful flowers.

This is why blooms from your life in the dry, desert seasons are the most interesting and inspiring.

We see what “shouldn’t be” and marvel at you. Because you “made it” we have HOPE for our own situations.

NEVER GIVE UP!

Keep trying, using your energy in a positive way to:

BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED! ~Anne

I’ve been inspired by all of you who press through tough life situations and bloom where you are. If you like coloring for grown ups then you’ll like my YouTube Channel, Shades of Color and Light. Watch the companion video, Flower Mandala Bloom Where You Are Planted, on YouTube or here.

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Create an easy art desk space with this!

Creating an easy art desk space was challenging considering I use my desk more to blog and write. Last Winter, I organized all my art supplies neatly into bins in my basement. I organized my art supplies because I wanted a streamlined place to blog and write. But, what I discovered was my artwork suffered. […]

Nonsense! When has frozen been cozy and warm?

Spring. Spring. Where have you been?           “Hiding underneath a blanket of white.” Hide no more. The time has come!           “Let me see.  Let me peek up from beneath.           No! Not yet.  I’m cozy and warm.” Since when has frozen been cozy and warm? Nonsense!  Don’t delay.  Man is shivering; cold and in icy slumber. Bring […]

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“Be a Peaceful Cloud” Life Lessons from Bob Ross

3 Reasons Why You Should Read “Be A Peaceful Cloud” by Bob Ross 1. FULL COLOR ARTWORK Bob Ross’s PBS television show “The Joy of Painting” ran from 1983 to 1994. During each show he produced a painting in 22 minutes. I have watched many of the shows and felt I recognized one painting in […]

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