Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

The circle of our love
Ripples outward through time and space
This is where we intersect…
Where we can always touch.

In the reflections at the water’s edge
The light of the moon can illuminate our dreams
And remind us of the magic that is there waiting
Behind our closed eyes…

~ Kim McElroy

“Sweet Dreams” was a custom creation for Jen of her beloved childhood pony named Bullet. This is the only photograph Jen had of her as a child with Bullet taken in the early 60’s.Their time together was too brief because Jen’s parents sold her pony. Despite this loss, Jen’s love for horses was awakened from her childhood and now she has a herd of horses, many of whom she has rescued.

In my meditation, I saw Jen and Bullet together. I saw Bullet lead her to a magical pond which represented a place where she could go for “reflection” and to connect with the spirit of her pony and reclaim her lost innocence. I began to feel the energy of the pond and Bullet were the same, that Bullet’s spirit is still a feeling, a place, and an energy that Jen can tap into when she needs guidance. I saw Jen and Bullet reflected in the pond, hearkening to a timeless memory where they can always be together.

I saw images of a butterfly, representing Jen’s mare Bella who I also had painted with a butterfly in her portrait called “Bella’s Song” and a calla lily – representing her mare Lily who I painted in her portrait “Lily’s Heart”.

Reference photo:

Sweet Dreams - Bullet

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