I have a thing about beauty.. I love it in all forms & surround myself with it as much as possible. There is something so peaceful, comforting & calming about it to me, especially when it comes to beauty in nature.
A few days after my father died, I looked out my kitchen window. I saw a couple of beautiful butterflies on the marigold plants in our backyard! They not only brought me comfort due to their special meaning in my life, but they also were so beautiful they brought some peace & joy.
I thought I’d make today’s post a bit different than usual, & share the beauty with you, Dear Reader. As I’ve said many times, we can’t focus on narcissism all the time- it’s too depressing. Consider this a break from that depressing topic & take in the beauty that God has created. 🙂
As you may remember, last year, I created The Butterfly Project. I would send people a small butterfly to remind them that they are much like the butterfly- they’ve been through a dark place (narcissistic abuse) yet emerged into a beautiful new creation in spite of the pain, like a butterfly emerging from a chrysalis.
I decided to make some changes to The Butterfly Project. You can see the new website for it here: TheButterflyProject.tripod.com And, you can check out the new facebook page for it here: The Butterfly Project (Please feel free to like the page & share it as well as my site! Thank you!)
To summarize, I decided not only to send people butterflies if requested, but also to make them, pray over the recipients of each one, attach a tag to the butterflies to bring people to the above mentioned website & leave these little critters around town in public places where they can be found easily. My hope is that I won’t be the only one doing so- I’m hoping other people in various areas will do the same. Information on how to participate can be found here: http://thebutterflyproject.tripod.com/want-to-help.html
Please consider joining me in The Butterfly Project. I think it’s a fun way not only to help offer some inspiration & comfort to victims of narcissistic abuse, but also to help raise awareness.