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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

On Wings

I don't think I will ever tire of metaphors of flight.
Of spreading wings a little wider ever day.
Of finding space in our hearts for the love of others, to open up and realize our hearts are huge.
Of finding courage to soar into territories new to us, regardless of how far they seem or intimidating they may be.
Of feeling currents brush past our skin as the freshness of each day greets our lungs.
Last week I sat in my studio with a delicately pressed feather and one of the last turquoise cabochons from the buried treasure stash.  I thought about flight, just how far I've come, just how far I have yet to go.  How rich the story of my life could be.  And as I thought, I wrote it out in silver.  And found this ring on the other side.
She feels so good on.
{and she's in the shop now}


MrsLittleJeans said...

You are pure delight...I will try harder to fly higher because you said so. xx

UmberDove said...

Oh M, you do and you will.

cheryl.mccann said...

beautiful ring.

Heavens2Betsy said...

She is so beautiful and so is her accompanying tale of getting here. penny

UmberDove said...

Ladies, thank you both!!!

Cat said...

and she is gorgeous....
a reflection of her creator no doubt!

love and light

Joyful said...

Beatifful and she looks so good on you!

Sara said...

A work in silver so completely aligned with your work on canvas - I LOVE it!

piggywhistles said...

I just came across your blog. I love your artwork.Would you mind if I quote your words beginning with "I don't think I will ever tire of metaphors of flight....." on my blog at They are just beautiful.

UmberDove said...

Hello Miss Whistles, I'd be glad for you to quote me and would just appreciate the credit and a link back. Thank so much and HELLO!!
- Kelly