Monday, 18 April 2011

Healing Mat


I always wondered why they were called healing mats and when I finally got one of my own for my art I saw that no matter how much I used it to score card or cut things on it, it would always remain intact ready for use the next time. You can see the faint marks where the mat had been cut but this becomes a distant memory.

It’s to the scars are a distant memory the criticisms or comments we received as we struggled to make sense of our creativity and follow our dream. For some their passion for their art took many harsh words that we can sometimes repeat – 'you’re not good enough', 'they won’t like you', 'no one wants what you create'.

We have to remember what our purpose, dreams and goals are and dispite what others are saying move on, taking one step and day at a time. We can either focus on the scars on the mat or look at what is produced after using it whether it be a beautiful card to brighten someones day or another piece of work that will grace someones wall its a matter of perspective that what ever comes our way we will get back up and resume the race!

2 comments:

  1. Those mats are cool, I had one and slid it in a crack somewhere when I was cleaning and it's been missing since! I ty to ignore those nay sayers and press forward (even though it's hard sometimes).

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  2. Missy, oh dear hope it turns up...onwards and upwards!

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