Saturday, May 30, 2009

How Far Have You Come ?

Yesterday, someone who has known me for about 6 years or so,

someone who I consider a bit of an authority figure,

who has seen me pretty close to my worst,

asked me :

"Do your realize how far you've come ?"

(art journal page - may 30, 2009)

My reply ?

A pause, a bit of a sad smile and


How is it that someone outside me sees it,

but I don't ?

Still, the universe brought those words to me

through her, yesterday,

and for today,

I will realize

how far

I've come,

and smile.

Happy Saturday, beautiful Travellers !

How Far We have Come , Matchbox Twenty - Music Video @ Yahoo! Video


Debbie said...

First, I love that journal and the colors and design so much. It is one of the prettiest things I've seen in a while.
Second, what a nice compliment to receive!

Snap said...

Love the journal page. I think it's always easier for others to *see* rather than ourselves. We seem to have blinders on, or can't *move* fast enough, learn fast enough, make changes fast enough, to suit ourselves. We dig ourselves little holes. Ptuiii! It's nice to get a little push from someone who knows us, to make us take a little notice that things have changed.

beth said...

what a wonderful compliment you were take it and run wild with abandon !!!

Julie said...

So far indeed...and here's to the never ending journey!

Leah said...

It's funny isn't it how it can be so hard to see our own growth sometimes? That's part of what's so fabulous about having friends who see us and reflect back to us. (((big hugs!)))

Melissa said...

Hey you cool queen. You've come a long way baby. :)


Susan Tuttle said...

I love the way you think -- that the Universe brought you the message through your friend -- I believe that wholeheartedly:)

You are one special gal!:)

Susan Tuttle said...

I also meant to tell you how beautiful the journal page is -- I especially love the colors.

Jennifer said...

I love this! You are so amazing with your journal pages Kim and this question!

Today's my 7th wedding anniversary and I'm definitely thinking about how far we've come and how much I've grown since 6/1/02. It's funny how when you don't think about it, you don't notice. Maybe we get so busy being us and fixing what seems broken that we don't see all the great things that have grown and developed.

Cheers to seeing how far we've come!!

Genie Sea said...

What a beautiful thing to have been told! :) It's not so unusual that you can't see it. It's always a better view from farther away :)

The journal page pops with happiness :)

Anne said...

Hi, Kim! What a nice thing to hear! Congratulations! :-)