December Quote and Growing

“Hide not your talents.  They, for use, were made.  What’s a sundial in the shade?”
~Benjamin Franklin

Growing PaperwhitesAnd what I have to add:    “Growing.  Sometimes the growing comes with struggle.  Actually, most of the time the growing comes with struggle.   Embrace the struggle.”

Writing Exercise:  Spend a half-hour making a list of all of your talents and skills and include the ones you want to develop.

For more on the growing via “forcing” of PaperWhites (Narcissus) Bulbs, see past Post from October 2011, and under the Cloud Tag of Holiday Traditions.


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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8 Responses to December Quote and Growing

  1. Wenona says:

    I love the progression of your watercolor Paperwhites!

  2. marilynscottwaters says:

    You inspire me! Love this!


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