Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Come Out of Your Shell

Ever felt like you were
in a shell?

And you weren't sure
if you should come out into
this newness
and own it
as your uniqueness?

Well, our "flying"
all looks a little different
because, well, we all have
unique flights to take.

And after coming out of that shell
stretching and growing our
wings there comes a time to take a deep breath
and take that
flying leap of faith.

So here are a couple results of those
flying leaps of faith
I started taking about a year ago:

Showing Art & Photography at Jon Crane Gallery
256 Main Street, Hill City, South Dakota
Sunday, July 31, 2011, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

November Artist of the Month
Sturgis Public Library
Art on display all of November
Tentative reception November 5 

As I type these,
I feel like I am making announcement
for someone else.

Psalm 37:4
Delight yourself in the Lord
and He will give you
the desires
of your

These two dates on my calendar
fulfilled something
that I barely allowed my brain
to indulge in thoughts
about a year ago
as I was just
stepping my little
beak out
of the

Gratitude to the Lord
for His grace
to allow me to be working in something
I enjoy so much.

Linking up with Jen
and these ladies at
Finding Heaven


  1. I'm so happy for you, Jodi. Such good things, so many good blessings in your life. You are so lovely, as is your heart. He delights in how you honor Him.

  2. Dearest sweet jodi, congratz on your success so far sweet friend! I am super happy for you too! Have a lovely merry happy mid-week and love to you!

  3. Love the new piece, and so smiled at the words "I feel like I am writing this for someone else"...you are becoming...different than you were yesterday, not yet what you will be tomorrow...and it is good!

    Blessings blogland friend!....

  4. I love that verse, Jodi, and you are living proof of it! So happy for you!


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