I was so busy during the last few months of the year I found myself craving time alone, especially time to create in my art journal. Looking back at this spread, I see the disparity between what I was experiencing (enjoying and appreciating my loved ones) and how I was feeling (somber, as shown by my color choice).
This is an important revelation for me. One I need to pay attention to. When my life is busy and full of love, I need to surround myself with the warmth of love. I can spread my arms wide and gather all the beauty and positivity that is before me.
There can still be moments of time I can capture for myself to honor my creativity but wishing away the experience of love for the comfort of solitude is not an approach that will sustain me.