14.10.09

Stumble into Loveliness

Wild Designs

Indian girl

the children

girl on couch

Girls, sweet dark-haired girls, are out of the house. It is my time to slow. Moving from room to room, I drink in silence, breathe. Alone for a few hours, but...

...still, I find them, stumble into their loveliness. It is loveliness they have found in their own private moments of quiet. Loveliness of line and vision.

Standing here, I can hardly take it in. The moment stretches. My sweet girls are with me, even in silence.


Designs Drawing by Sonia, 10. Figure Drawings by Sara, 12. Used with permission.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Fred Sprinkle said...

Very nice. "line and vision"

2:07 PM  
Blogger kirsten michelle said...

... and still, they are with you. From stumbling to "can hardly take it in." Is this not a grace?

2:51 PM  
Anonymous Maureen said...

Beautiful! The words and the images.

2:57 PM  
Anonymous Ann Kroeker/Not So Fast said...

Loveliness everywhere, in your home, on your blogs.

Thank you for sharing your loveliness.

And for calling us all to sl-o-o-o-w.

4:40 PM  
Blogger Joelle said...

Your title reminds me of another Regina Spektor song which begins: "I stumbled into faith and thought, God this is all there is." So glad loveliness makes us stumble. Elsewise I'm not sure I'd even notice.... Beautiful drawings.

9:14 PM  
Blogger Monica Sharman said...

Whoa. These are good.
And I notice (having no girls here) that they contain no vehicles and lots of close-up faces. And no explosions.

1:34 PM  

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