Diving Deep…. into yourself.

"Diving Deep" Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas, 30"X30" http://www.pameladunmirefineart.com

“Deep Down” Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas, 30″X30″
http://www.pameladunmirefineart.com

I have been doing deep diving lately, not in the ocean… but into myself.  I find that the spring or vernal equinox is a time when I move in this direction.  It is a time of renewal when the earth buds forth, and I start to move forward too.

In order to move forward you need to know where you have come from.  So I dive deep into my soul and look at my journey so far.  It is not always easy to look at yourself, we are our worst critics. Instead of looking at my faults I focus on the good things that have come from me; the blessings and bounty that God has given me; the beauty of my life, the abundance I have; and the amazing things I have done.

We can all find something to be thankful about, or even proud of; think back to something hard-won that you persevered through. If you look at only the positives in your life and give gratitude, you will find that your path will be much different from dwelling on the negatives.  Your journey will be smoother, your path clearer and more rewarding.  If you dive deep you will find your Why for living and doing what you do.  Take some time to dive deeply into your self this spring it will make your year all the better.

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Reflecting Home……

"Reflecting Home" 30" x 30" Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas http:www.pameladunmirefineart.com

“Reflecting Home” 30″ x 30″ Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas
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Dreaming of my childhood today…  I can’t deny that I am a water baby, being raised on a lake in Michigan.  It wasn’t until I was older that I realized what a special and privileged life I had.  Laying in my bed in the mornings I could watch the Herons flying low over the water and diving deep to catch a bass.  Fly fishing with my dad on the shore of our property, making my fort under a big Willow at the waters edge, and rowing my boat across the lake to visit my best friend, are childhood memories I will never forget.

No wonder that I am drawn to the reflections of water, and how the light bounces off the ripples.  Water is an amazing thing to paint. Years later when I lived on the Coast of California, I would paint the waves crashing against the rocks, or gently washing onto the beach.

Now this water baby finds herself living in Arizona where water is so precious.  Here we say, “Whiskey is for Drinking and Water is for fighting over.”  I still have small reflections of home where ever I live and always have a water feature on my property to enhance my life through sound and reflection, light patterns and color.  Occasionally when I get really sentimental I will paint those memories.  My newest painting “Reflecting Home” is an example.  What are your precious reflections of home?

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