The red buoy December 10 2017

I am from the Maritimes, so I often think in terms of tides - high and low -  and seas, both calm, and, perhaps too often, stormy.  

Often, moments and events in my life are experienced as images of the ocean - sailing away from the wharf, or landing on shore, or basking in the sun, surf and spray of the bay. And sometimes, I simply feel lost at sea. 

In the days when I feel adrift, I need a marker buoy. We all do.

It may be a belief, a person, a place, a memory or a network of friends- whatever we find that guides us, keeping us afloat when navigating harsh conditions.

The unpretentious buoy signals the best path home. Or offers a spot to anchor ourselves in the storm. 

What we find that lifts us up, keeps us from capsizing, and gives us hope that we may again find safe haven – that is our marker buoy.

You can see my painting "Red buoy" here.

I have two children's books now available that you can see here.

This year's Christmas decoration is now available here.

Check out Glass by Charis pieces here

You can see all my paintings here.

Read all blog posts here.

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