Today’s doodle surprised me a bit.
I felt inspired to draw a sunflower, and then three stalks emerged. I saw one flower facing up, one facing down, and one facing out.
This made me think of my own personal experience with these beautiful flowers. I’ve purchased them in a store, and sometimes over a period of days, they grow heavy and fall—their little faces point toward the floor. And others face the ceiling and still others look right toward me the whole time.
I couldn’t help but see some wonderful symbolism in my drawing and look forward to hearing your thoughts on today’s doodle.
Today’s Journal Excerpt
Today’s drawing makes me feel we have a choice in life. When things happen, we can look up (and see the bright side), or out (and see what’s right in front of us), or down (and see the negative side). The image made me wonder, do I miss out on the true joy of life by choosing to look down (instead of out or up)?
What about you? What does this image symbolize to you?
To read my full journal entry, click here.
A Sweet Affirmation To Cheer Your Day
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” –Dr. Wayne Dyer
- Rate your mood in this moment. Is it a sunflower up, out or down?
- Is there an area of your life that you could use a brighter point of view?
- (Slightly off topic) I’m curious. When is the last time you bought yourself (or someone else) flowers? Stop by and pick some up today to brighten your office or home.
Share Your Thoughts on Today’s Topic
What does today’s post bring up for you? I’d love to hear what’s on your mind.
[RECOMMENDED READ] The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal
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