Tuesday, 25 June 2013

You are not alone

A couple years ago I heard a wise woman discuss how our words fail us when we hope to offer comfort. Too many times what we say feels trite... too small... and not helpful.

The feelings and hopes behind those words are not small or trite, it's just that the words fail us.

She suggested that there are words that help, are true, and run deep:
"you are not alone"

Really, that's usually what we want, what we need to hear when the going is tough, rough and hard.

Calgary, Uttarakhand (India): you are not alone. We stand with you - in thought, in prayer, in donations, sometimes even right beside you with a hand (or a shovel). 

You are not alone.

My prayer is that out of this time there will be beauty and growth. I don't know how, but I know it can happen.

The Diva's challenge can be found here. Tangles I know I used: Copada, Purk, Kandysnake, Pais, Msst

Part 2 here


  1. I love this one Kelly! I think my favorite you have done. It's very beautiful.

  2. Great words!!!!! And a lovely zia.

  3. A beautiful tile and such a meaningful post. Well done!

  4. Lovely words and also a beautiful tile.

  5. This is lovely. I love the shape of the drawing and the sentiments!

  6. Beautifully worded, and I will keep that line in my mind "you are not alone" - Wonderful! You've done a beautiful tile as well Love the flow, mast, and the other tangles you've chosen.

  7. I find water, rain, new growing and hope in Your wonderful and beautiful zentangle.

  8. Your tile is beautiful, full of hope and new growth, as are your thoughtful words.

  9. What a lovely message and the tile is filled with the sentiment, you know the old saying a picture is worth a thousand words...precisely done!

  10. Incredibly beautiful! We can all learn from these wise words and your zentangle is a wonderful addition!