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 and she works in a variety of materials including pencils, paints, paper, porcelain and fabric. Her current projects involve hand-sewn bookbinding, children's book illustrating, and writing. In 2010, two of her paintings were published in the Saddleback College literary magazine, The Wall. In the past, she has received recognition for painting and doll making. Linda lives in California with her husband and family pet. Her new blog can be found Please visit often to see how the site develops. 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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