|"Three Marigolds in Blue Vase"|
8" x 10"m Oil on canvas panel
To keep happiness in my life, I always try to pay attention to the small blessings and appreciate what I have.
Sure there are lots of things I don't have. I could have a nicer and newer car, a last generation smart phone, a trendier wardrobe. But I don't really need those things. What I have works for me.
So I'll keep my old car, my few-year-old clothes, and my dumb phone until they are functional.
As long as I have the smile and hugs of my family, and what I need to eat, travel, and function every day, I don't care about comparisons with the Joneses. I'm good. :)
Look at these marigolds: I grew them from seed, watered them during the summer months, forgot to water many times, and they kept flowering into a colorful bush no matter what. That's a blessing to me. :)
They seem to enjoy that blue vase too, it does not matter that I paid only 50 cents for it.