Ask Alice

“I wonder
If I’ve been changed in the night?
Let me think.
Was I the same
when I got up this morning?
I almost think I can
remember feeling a little different.
But if I’m not the same,
the next question is
‘Who in the world am I?’
Ah, that’s the great puzzle!”
~Alice in Wonderland~

Life’s experiences do bring on change.  When I was younger, change caused stress, and questioning “who is this person”.   Lots of self-doubt and uncertainty.  However, after being whipped by life a few times, I now  embrace change because it  brings wisdom and gifts of understanding.  We only have a short time on this earth, so be kind to the person you are.  The struggle is part of the journey.  Use it to create….

About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative with a diverse range of interests in writing and painting. She currently is revising a middle grade novel, and author and illustrating a picture story book. She is an active member of SCBWI, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. Linda has a body of paintings, which form the foundation of her artistic development. This work can be viewed on her website: Her recent illustrations are an outgrowth of the style she developed in these paintings. Another passion is sculpture. Linda often uses her figures as models for her art. Linda's blog is eclectic and journeys wherever her muse guides her attention. Her blog address is: Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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6 Responses to Ask Alice

  1. “. . . so be kind to the person you are.”

    I love this line. 🙂

  2. robin says:

    You know how sometimes a particular quote or message comes to you at just the right moment?!
    Thank you for bringing us “Alice” and your words of kindness and wisdom.

  3. Marilyn says:

    Being creative is one of the best treats you can give yourself. 🙂

  4. I agree, a treat! But also, a necessity, a fulcrum, a voice.

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