Pink Moose – 4″ x 6″ Postcard

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

Melody Beattie

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013

Pink Moose – 4″ x 6″ Watercolor & Ink Postcard

This little postcard was a doodle, more than anything.  I painted the moose from a photo by Stalksthedawn at WetCanvas, then just doodled.  This is another one from Idaho in 2011.  I’m working on some more new paintings, but they are slow, since I haven’t had much time to paint.  Should have a new one for you in a day or two.

I LOVE today’s quote!  It’s my life mantra, so to speak.

Melody Beattie is one of America’s most beloved self-help authors and a household name in addiction and recovery circles.  Her international bestselling book, Codependent No More, introduced the world to the term “codependency” in 1986.  Millions of readers have trusted Melody’s words of wisdom and guidance because she knows firsthand what they’re going through. In her lifetime, she has survived abandonment, kidnapping, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, and the death of a child. “Beattie understands being overboard, which helps her throw bestselling lifelines to those still adrift,” said Time MagazineMore…


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jill
    Feb 21, 2013 @ 21:36:38

    I love the pink moose, but I love the patterned background more. It rocks!


  2. just4crafters
    Feb 19, 2013 @ 09:06:14

    Beautiful painting Beth!!! The pink moose against the detailed background is fantastic!!! Love today’s quote too. Living your life with gratitude changes everything. Have a wonderful day!!! ~Sophia


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