Monday, October 10, 2011


What is your immediate reaction to this old weathered sign? Do you think of watching a train with seemingly endless cars all rusted and lettered going by at top speed, or maybe long exciting walks along the train tracks when you were a kid. Perhaps it brings to mind the sound of a whistle long and loud with its clear warning, fading into echo. For me the word "crossing" jumped out at me, and I wanted to buy this big crackled sign for my craft room. I saw in it the beauty of the idea of change, of crossing over those bumpy rails and traveling down a new stretch of road. 
 Each day we proceed with caution through the intersections of our lives, moving forward to see whats on the other side of the tracks. There are times when it feels I'm driving along with no map,or compass but with the intention to enjoy my journey.I crave the energy that change brings, just saying it sparks my imagination!

So I ask you this: what changes do you want to make in your life? What would make your journey more enjoyable?


cdm317 said...

Great post, Shantaie.
The one cahnge I would love to make right now is better time management. It seems like I can never accomplish what I would like to in a day.

Ohhh Snap said...

While I would love to change my finances with a sudden windfall, the chances of that happening are slim lol. So, I'll keep chugging along (continuing the train theme lol) appreciating the hundreds of little blessings I have in my life. Love the railroad crossing sign. Love trains :D. And I made one of my favorite cards EVER today :D. Hoping to post it soon.