Holding Onto Hope - Original 12x12 inch painting on deep cradled wood panel

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Message from the Artist: A new original painting from the Thrive Collection.

The outward radiating of a daisy’s petals, each petal perfect in its own way. The number of petals circling the center and the way many daisy faces make up one plant, all smiling on the viewer, makes me feel abundance. When one petal turns or falls, there are many more aspects of her beauty that can’t be ignored. Together, all the parts, create the full experience.

The daisy symbolizes beauty and fertility. Childbirth, motherhood, and new beginnings. Also, innocence and purity, which is fitting when applied to a small clutch of babies.

This mother is Holding Onto Hope – the very definition of hope for the future: kind children.

The Thrive Collection. Flourishing despite circumstances, because Spring is a season of intoxicating hope and we are destined to THRIVE. We will push from the soil and reach toward the sky, as we ache for sun and breeze after being tucked away.

Soon is a time for becoming something new – a new version of ourselves. With stronger stalks and more fragrant blossoms. With more texture and layers of meaning that unfold without apology, as we seek to discover new directions.

From dark into light we will go, taking our children along with us. Proving that buds stagnated can eventually bloom. Our flowers may be a big dingy, a bit starved for light, but they are holding strong. Holding out hope. At our fleshy centers, our cores, we believe. We will let inflammation and pain slip away, heaviness will fall from our shoulders and joints.

If flowers are the enlightenment of plants (E. Tolle), then we can marvel at a fresh bloom and know that there is promise for us as well. Infinite promise.


An original acrylic painting on cradled wood panel. The edges of the wooden panel are 1.5 inches deep. The edges of your painting are painted dark brown and all painted surfaces are varnished with UV Protectant Varnish. Your painting is wired and ready to hang, right out of the box. Signed on the front ~ titled, dated and autographed on the back.

Your new Original Painting will be shipped to you in a sturdy shipping box, wrapped securely, with a gift for you of a stack of free art cards. The paintings in this collection will ship via Priority USPS for US buyers and for international buyers, via USPS International Mail, ready to hang!

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Lyndsay C.
United States United States
To my girls, I give you hope.

I hold on to hope. My three girls I keep close to my heart. Katie’s art is like poetry to your eyes. I hope my girls look at this painting as they get older and and reminisce when mama held on to them and gave them hope.