The Blessings of being an Observer

Sharing a wonderful Blog post by Lisa Shambrook, Writer & Dreamer. “It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau.

The Last Krystallos

‘It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.’
Henry David Thoreau.

the-blessings-of-being-an-observer-the-last-krystallosI’m one of life’s observers. Details are my thing, right from when I was young and experimenting with art and writing. I had a penchant for precision, clarity and aestheticbeauty – and a deep need to put what I saw into a creative context.

hand-bee-horse-holly-albatros-fairy-dali-lisa-art-detail-observer-the-last-krystallos My love of art and detail began from a young age…’Storm’ at age eleven, hands, Dali, cliffs and self-portrait during teens, and drawing my sister and her horse, fairy and a steampunk bumblebee as an adult… © Lisa Shambrook

I see things – all the time. I see everything. I’m an HSPHighly Sensitive Person – (and I’ll write a post on that another day) – but it accounts for my ability to see so much around me. Sometimes it’s a difficult thing: that fluff on the carpet…

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