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Hi, I'm Chrissy

Intuitive Artist + Teacher 

Why I Let Go ...

So this last week has been an emotional one. After being accepted into uni this year to complete my teaching degree, I laid down the torch last week because I just couldn't make it work. Study became all too time consuming and it began to wholly infringe on my family life, not to mention my self-care and consequently, my Art.

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Since withdrawing from my studies, my mind has taunted "I'm a quitter". There's also been a really uncomfortable sensation of vacant space left behind in its wake. I thought I had it all planned out ... and now I don't know where I'm headed. Maybe I don't have to.

Yet, I also sense the deeper truth that everything is as it should be. I'm painting again, which feels wonderful. Something needed to clear before a new door can open for me, I feel. And I must say, I am blessed to have time back with my family now and time for creating again.

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So, as always, I turn to my Art as a form of self expression and understanding. I've continued to work on my current painting by adding a cassowary, whose gaze spoke to me and felt strong and powerful. The feline below has a rose petal in her mouth now, like she is on her way home to her family, bringing the gift of self-love and creativity back where they belong. Together.

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Funnily enough, we also became parents to two little kittens this week, so the feline energy is strong with me at this time. I don't have the all the answers for my future and I am challenging myself to allow this to be, just as it is. This space is actually what I've prayed for. So, I will just keep putting one foot in front of the next, with an open heart. Painting, Loving, Caring, Allowing, Being. And a whole lotta snuggles with these little guys.

I can either fill a vacant space just because it feels uncomfortable or I can embrace how it feels to really let go and be present. This feels like a good lesson to learn, for which I feel grateful.

Wishing you a rich week ahead.

All my Love,

Chrissy x

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