Melissa Muehleisen, Artist's Notebook — red lily

Breathe. Enjoy the bloom.

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Breathe. Enjoy the bloom.

To appreciate the bloom is to see only a transitory phase in the life cycle of a living thing. So as I paint the beauty around me and beg time to slow down while I watch my baby grow quickly into a toddler, I like the words of Marty Rubin:

"The beauty of this day does not depend on its lasting forever"

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