After I gulped down my breakfast and finished the vacuuming, I was heading down to the workroom to work on that Roman shade, when I was brought up short by the scene in my living room. Bright sunlight was streaming through the windows, and one of our cats, Genevieve, was just settling in for a nice nap in the sunshine on top of the slipcovered sofa cushions. So peaceful, so inviting, so beautiful.
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Something spoke to me in that scene, and I decided right then and there to stop my running around, and pause for a few minutes, get out my sketchbook, and paint that peaceful scene. I have such a good life, and I need to pause more often to appreciate the beauty that's right in front of me, the joyful simplicities that are part of my days.