I learned that never do I want to stop learning.
That over and over again...comparing yourself to anybody else is a big fat mistake always!
I learned going to the alter is sacred.
....How mucho my family and friends mean to me.
I learned deer and raccoons will eat corn together happily,
and that while they say there are no wolves in Arkansas anymore..
we think there's at least one.
I learned pride and ego can swell a head.
And how educated a person is or isn't does not make them less than.
I learned it's better to have no expectations of others.. only God.
I learned I want to endure...
I learned that to memorize scripture ...
I learned two verses this month... John 1: 1 and John 1:5
I learned to be more careful around my jar of water with paintbrushes sticking out of it when working on a canvas.
I learned young Carter's a ham and full of personality.
That he seems to like being with me at the garden.
I learned a neck can sound like a box of rice krispies inside.
I learned about Matisse and Gaudi and how much I love stained glass windows and watercolors.
I learned I don't want there to be any rules in my little art.
I learned how much I love my small life here on this farm with my people!
I learned life is extra sweet with kids home around the table celebrating birthdays...
I learned it can downright hurt a body to get out of bed after loading trailer loads of brush from the ice storm.
I learned how to write my prayer focus for 31 days.
I learned it's possible to read from 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job and almost half way through Psalms in a months time.
I learned to look again before pulling out even in our own driveway.
I learned I won't wait so long again to enjoy another Taco salad.
I learned I need to lay my Isaac down.
I learned in one loud BOOM that a man could lose his life in an instant... and that I could feel and hear it standing in my kitchen a mile and a half away.
I learned life is short.
and every moment is all a gift.