I believe everyone’s life has a purpose. We are here to discover that purpose then use whatever gifts were bestowed upon us to make this world a better place. Some of us are fortunate as we know at an early age what that purpose is. Others, well, we go along, often digressing from the road that will take us there. This is me. Now on the other side of 50, I am finding my way back to that road that will lead to my life’s purpose. Welcome to my journey.
I stumbled upon this
blog featuring Glue it Tuesday’s while on Pinterest. It
got me wondering about gluebooks or glue journals so I did some investigating and
decided I wanted to make one. I had the
perfect place to start looking for photos, in an box of old National Geographic’s
that I planned to use with citraSolv. I clipped
out only the photos that inspired or captivated me. It wasn't long before I had a stack ready
Inspiring photos week 6/25
The second week I finished going through the box of National
Geographic’s and found these photos (except the U of M key card from my house key).
Yesterday I sat down with these two magazines which I
discovered in the international section in Barnes & Nobles.
My intention was to follow through with my previous method
and select only those photos that inspired me. Instead,
I found my attention drawn to the words in the titles and photo descriptions. The two words that gave me the idea for this page
were HUNGER (left) and Own Way (center).
I did have to raid my stash of clippings to fill in the page.
WORDS week 7/6
I like the ease of a creating a page for my gluebook. It is more therapeutic and lacks the intensity
art journaling pages sometimes take on. This
week I found myself having to make myself stop gluing; “put down that glue stick!”. I was having so much fun I would have overfilled