Who am I?

A big question that I already cannot answer. When someone says ‘just be yourself’ I wonder what it is exactly because that sense of myself is really not set. I cannot define it in a way that truly fits me. To my children I am this, to my parents that, to my friends another and so it goes on. (Who am I to myself?) What I do know is that when I am creating a mandala I am connected to myself. Being connected may not define me but I feel the process is about being with me and getting to ‘know me’. Like layers of feelings my self unravels, expresses, is alive - an ongoing realisation. Nothing earth shattering, just layer by layer connecting and trusting the process.

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“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It