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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Winter Warmth ...

~Winter Warmth~
We have had such a mild November this year.  Today with temps  at 53 degrees,  it  felt more like waiting the arrival of  Spring then the arrival of Winter. 
And oh how I adore Winter {and snow}.
But it was raining on and off all day ... and I also adore rain :-D
Winter Warmth is my newest painting.
I was thinking about snow and a recent Coyote sighting  in front of our home. This had me thinking of wonderful wild animals and how even though they are resilient we must be there to protect them in any way we can .
Badgers have been on my mind lately as well ...
So I sat with my paints in front of me and a jar of magical water {placed in my garden and super moon charged} and began to draw... and paint...

and then the story presents itself ...

The snow has just begun to fall ...
soft flakes twirl in the air and land gently.
Not bothered by the weather, for she has the company of Woodland animals to keep her warm
in body and spirit.
Fox has wrapped himself around her neck like a stole,
and badger, curled up in her arms where she has tucked her hands into his lovely dense fur like a muff.
White bird sings.
Her deep connection to nature
and every living creature
is felt
in this moment ...
each protecting one another.
Closing her eyes ...
taking in the moment ...
grateful for being part of each others life ...
the connection ...
caring ...
for this gentle moment...
for Winter Warmth ♥

8 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

This is a beautiful post, Deb, and for as much as I love all of your writings and artwork, I think your have a REAL thing for winter and the wild critters! This painting is wonderful! :)

Jane

kristieinbc said...

Lovely post, Deb. Your newest picture is beautiful! We have had Winter Warmth here in BC too. Two months of almost non-stop rain (only 5 days in that time when it didn't rain!).

Debbie Nolan said...

Very lovely painting, pictures and touching words. Hope you have a great weekend.

Mereknits said...

GOrgeous painting Deb. Happy December.

Deb said...

hello Jane ~ thank you so very much xo ... you know me well ~ winter and woodland animals :-) Happy December friend ♥

Deb said...

hi Kristie ~ thank you ♥ Another rainy day here too ... I never complain about rain (must be my English blood ), but would really love to see some snow xo Happy December ♥

Deb said...

hi Debbie ~ thank you so much for your visit and kind words. Happy December ♥

Deb said...

Happy December dear Meredith ♥