Monday, March 16, 2009

lucky me





















Lucky me, I found this four leaf clover, the four petals stand for luck, love, faith and hope.
Consider this a twist of fate, a fortuitous find or just pure luck.  
I must admit, when one finds a four-leaf clover, one is compelled to save the specimen - to protect it and to consider it pure luck.























A lucky scroll and a wee lucky package.
I love hunting for four leaf clovers.  It is when you are not looking that you find them.  Well, several months ago, not even looking, a certain lady luck sent me such kind words in the form of an e-mail, then a package, not one but many.   Each one that arrived, was like finding a four-leaf clover, leaving me feeling that things in life happen for a reason.























A "Life-scape" work of art
We learned that we were connected by our love for art, and a love for a certain person, not just any person mind you but someone of stature and grace.  A worldly woman who might come across as a tad bit intimidating with her demeanor and her wealth of life.  A Grande Dame if you will.   She lived a life of grandeur, a life of luck, that said, not without sadness or hardship.
We consider ourselves lucky to have known her and to have been a part of her life.

A life-scape is created by living and experiencing, life, birth, joy, and death.  Meet artist, Debra, she commemorates life in her artwork, or her "Life-scapes."  I can think of many who would love a gift like this to celebrate an occasion or to remember all the living in this fast life.  Debra is an artist, a mother, a young grandmother, a gardener, a cultivator and has a green thumb.
She has many talents to share.














four leaf clover paper weight
Do you believe in luck?  Is there a super-natural power that has connected you to someone.  I think daily of how each of us are here, connected, some lucky and some not so lucky.  My friends - this is the reason we are here, to connect, to share and to give freely.  The more that we give - we live more openly and we connect with others who have ways of touching us, moving us, and inspiring us to live a good life.  There are challenging times for many and if we each share a little luck, we will all find more luck.   

Do you believe in "luck?"  Leave a comment for good luck.  This week is all about luck.

33 comments:

M said...

My gran always told me

"Whatever you send out you get back threefold!"

pve design said...

M-
One smart Gran!
lucky you-
pve

Debra said...

vus fil mon coeur. Thank you Patricia. M's Gran is right- I have received so much more than I have given. I bet P is smiling at us today.

Marnie said...

The clover, an early birthday present and just before St Patrick's Day and your day? I found a 4-leaf clover once as a little girl. We put it in my aunt's bible. I wonder if it is still there?

C.T. said...

I really do not know what to comment. In your last part you've given words to what I feel, think, (try to)live by. And it's true what M.'s grandmother said.
Do I believe in Luck?? Is the same like asking if I believe in coincidence. Yes and No....some of them are attracted (so No), some of them just happen (so Yes). Love your life the way it is and keep searching for more, but always, always with gratitude and modesty.

Frau said...

I believe in luck,fate, giving! I once found a four leaf clover, I know I put it in a book but where? Happy Monday!

"Blog Artists" said...

As I child I would lay on the grass searching for hours for a four leaf clover...I believe in luck...when it's your time, luck will come to you.
I have my lucky number and have had it since I was a young girl...the power of the mind I think also comes into play a little!
HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY lUCKY lADY!

Emily said...

Beautiful lifescape! And what wonderful luck to have it in your keep! Debra's work is amazing. The luck of the Irish be with you today and especially tomorrow!

valeria said...

I think luck is like a radio frequency: you have to tune on a positive stream and keep it. Bad thoughts and fears catch bad frequencies. If you see what I mean...?

Joyce said...

Yippee- let the celebrations begin!!!

Yahoo... a very special early birthday gift! I love your BEAUTIFUL and MEMORABLE lifescape!!

I agree with M's gran, I am a believer you give from the heart you receive so much more in return.

My life is good... I have the lucky of the irish surrounding me (my love). Oh yes I believe in luck, time and faith.

Have a lucky day my friend!

GrannySmithGreen said...

I just have to say, if we lived closer, we'd be sipping our coffee together right now! I just love your posts. You take things a step farther and make us stretch. I truly appreciate that.

I did find a 4 leaf clover once--with the love of my life and in one of my favorite places. That was such good fortune. I did pick it and framed it with my love's picture.

Debra's work is just lovely and heart-felt. What a treasure it must be for you.

Luck, I don't know. I kind of think of it as "good fortune" or maybe even just "good attitude". PVE, you are blessed.

ALL THE BEST said...

Hmmmm...I'm not sure if I believe in luck, but I agree with M's Gran 100 percent!

I also believe that whatever you're thinking about is literally like planning a future event. When you're appreciating and anticipating good you are planning for good in your life. Unfortunately, I think the opposite holds true as well!

Karena said...

I think you do make your own luck, however it is also the attitude and love you send out to the world. Karma so to speak. Debra and Patricia's work are both very unique and I love, love then both! Be true to yourself always!

abby jenkins said...

Thanks for that great post! I love the Life-scapes, right up my alley.

Tamstyles said...

Yeah in a way..but I have a hard time with that and blessing...both are great right?

A Day That Is Dessert said...

I agree with M's gran! Don't know about luck - maybe divine providence? Beautiful lifescape.

Easy and Elegant Life said...

My paternal grandfather always had a four-leaf clover preserved in scotch tape stuck in his wallet. About once a year or so, he'd find another, wrap it in tape and send it along to me in a letter. I used to carry the in my wallet. It always made me feel a little special knowing it was there -- I so rarely found them myself!

Laura [What I Like] said...

I certainly believe in luck! But I also believe that you have a certain amount of control over how much luck is bestowed upon you, no?

annechovie said...

What a wonderful story - Debra is so gifted, but even more importantly, she has such a good heart and is so giving. I am "lucky" to have met you both!

Pajama Mama said...

i saw your cute sheep piece on eddie ross' blog-really cute! it's inspiring me to try an pen and watercolor of my house! thanks for the "nudge"...
-kristen

London Calling said...

Lucky you to find the 4 leaf clover. Wishing you the best of luck!

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

What some call luck, I call blessings. We just have to have our eyes open in the right way to find them!

3 Peanuts said...

I think you are more than lucky--You are blessed. Have a great week:)

Love your friend's art too.

heidi said...

Lucky PVE!!!!! Am suddenly craving green beer.... xoh

LindsB said...

I believe in luck when it goes my way, if it doesnt...well then I just believe in bad luck :)

Lucky find for you!!

Lisa said...

I am about to turn in for the evening and will be thinking about how lucky i am to have found so many nice people to visit with lately. One of them is you Patricia!
A genuine thank you for your visits and thoughtful comments.
I look forward to dropping by and spending more time with you and pve.
Have a good evening.
Lisa

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

My luck has been discovering this whole blogging thing. No matter how crappy my day is...I always feel better when I visit my online friends. I consider you all my four leaf clovers. :-)

Happy almost birthday, PVE!

Purple Flowers said...

Happy Birthday PVE! I wish you all the joys in life!

Ms. Tee said...

What a beautiful post. :) I came over from Joyce's to wish you a happy birthday - Hope you have a wonderful day!

ALL THE BEST said...

Happy Birthday (3/17). You're the BEST!
xoxo

Frau said...

You are truly lucky to be born today!! Happy Birthday Patrica I hope your day is extra special.

Leslie Rowlands said...

Happy Birthday! PVE ....
From one artist to another!
Leslie
lamaisonfou blog

M said...

happy birthday to you,
happy birthday to you,
happy birthday, dear Patricia,
happy birthday to you.

*jazz hands*
and many mooooooooore . . . .