Wednesday, July 27, 2011

This little shrine of mine…

One summer’s morning,


I built myself a shrine.

shrine  noun \ˈshrīn, especially Southern ˈsrīn\

Definition of SHRINE

1 a : a case, box, or receptacle; especially : one in which sacred relics (as the bones of a saint) are deposited b : a place in which devotion is paid to a saint or deity : sanctuary


An empty cigar box


that I filled with little gifts from the Universe.


Reminders of my own strengths


and of the love and support I have surrounding me.


A little space where I can show my big devotion to the the truth I have come to believe



And that truth is,

that no matter how precarious life, and our foot hold in it, may seem,


Love it what will get us through.

Love is what we are here to do.

Love is the answer.

Happy Wednesday, Beautiful Ones !


Sherry Smyth said...

A shrine is a wonderful idea...and that you built it with your love and the things that have meaning to you will have so much "power" for you to draw from.

Chel said...

I love this idea so much- I have a little shrine of sorts in my studio (two shelves full of happy things) but I'd like one outside, in my garden. Thank you for this idea- I think it's just what I need! You always inspire me so much!! <3 <3

heather noye said...

shrines are awesome. i have them all over our house and property, in special spots :)

LOVE the mixed media painting! just gorgeous!!

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh I love this!! The box, the sentiment and those beautiful voices to carry it all home!

Olivia said...

My Queen, I really love the idea of shrines. I collected several books on shrines wanting to make them about ten years ago, but never did. Then recently I won a shrine in the auction for the children in Mexico...I have a small shrine in a box here too for when I start my day. But still I would like to make them. Your special royal shrine is a prompt from the Universe that this is something I need to attend to, whatever this impulse is that is pushing me to acknowledge the divine in a physical, contained way. Wishing you Big Love today and every day, xoO

notmassproduced said...

mmmm I could do with a shrine right now...thanks for the idea and I sure hope you are right about the love thing :o)

Lynn said...

How wonderful to have found all those heart rocks! The universe certainly lays in wait for you doesn't it? A lovely array of heart felt love in a box here!
Enjoy the day(s)....

Kate said...

A cigar box shrine is a wonderful idea. I love yours, it is so you. I have stuff I find strewn all over. Its great having another idea on how to contain it all. Have a fab wednesday!

~Rasz~ said...

Thank you for sharing your shrine. It's simply peaceful just to look at. I collect heart shaped rocks & wood pieces I find. A little shrine would be a great place for them.

lynne h said...

that heart shaped hole!!! oh my... flutter, flutter, flutter. (that's my heart...)


Dosfishes at Sparkle Days Studios said...

Love , Love this shrine. Those heart rocks are quite spectacular, nature's gifts to you. xox Corrine

Amanda St.Clair said...

Your shrine is so beautiful, Kim! Love really is the answer. Have a lovely day.

Elena said...

Holy crapola I love this post!!! What awesome rocks. Love that hand. And that video, oh wow! I was feeling a bit mopey, feeling like I had no direction and came to your post and feel all will be ok. Thanks Queen.

rachel awes said...

LOVE this. XOX

Nadeja said...

What a beautiful way to start the day. Thank you so much Kimmy for posting this song done in such a heart warming way. I just love and it makes my heart sing. Your sanctuary box is an inspiration and honoring of life! God is good!
Love you so much,

Suzanne la banane said...

Je devrais moi aussi me faire une petite boîte pour me donner un peu d'inspiration!

In the Light of the Moon said...

Beautiful shrine!!"Love is the answer"!!!You said it!!Loud and Clear!!Lets pray we all hear it!!Hugs,Cat

SueAnn said...

You are so right! Happy Thursday! Love your shrine! Beautiful

rebecca said...

today you are the queen of HeArts!

rebecca said...

today you are the queen of HeArts!

Carmen said...

wow! that rock with the heart carved on it, wow!!!

Anonymous said...

That's a wonderful shrine! How about that? That one rock has a heart-shaped hole in it! So coooool. And what an awesome video. Thanks for sharing it! XOXO