Mandala Monday ~ It’s Been a While

Life is a wheel

constantly turning


staying the same


Around and around

right side up

upside down

perspectives in flux 


But the Center never moves

 and for that I am truly grateful



© Julie Rehnelt 2021


Hi friends, it’s been a while! I hope this finds all of you well and that you have beauty and joy and love in your lives!

Things have been extremely challenging for me recently, but in this moment I am ok, filled with gratitude. 🙏

I haven’t been feeling as creative as I usually am, but I have made a few nature mandalas since I was here last and thought I’d share them with you.

My garden is a bit lacking this year, so I haven’t had as much to work with, but I’m sincerely appreciating and enjoying what I do have.  I just harvested some yellow beans from my veggie garden and they were actually what sparked the inspiration for the mandala above. Here it is with the beans…


And here is a mandala I made a couple weeks ago…

And a few others…

I also made a little mini wreath one day just for kicks…

I used peppermint for the base and it was very fragrant!  I’m so grateful for my sense of smell.  And for all my senses.

Well, I guess that’s all for now. I gotta go get ready for work.  Thanks so much for letting me share!  I hope this brightens your day in some small way! 🌼 May it be happy and blessed, and may the wheel of life spin you in beautiful directions today!



✿~Peace & Love~✿

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36 responses to “Mandala Monday ~ It’s Been a While

  1. Always a pleasure to catch up with your lovely garden art! (they belong in a coffee table book)

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  2. Yes it has been a while! Good to see you back here 😀
    These are beautiful mandalas and I can just imagine the peace they bring as you carefully create them. 🙂

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  3. I have missed you! I agree with Annette–a coffee table book of these would be so lovely.

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  4. I’m glad to see you and your beautiful mandalas back on WP Julie! Sorry to hear about your challenges. I understand how they weigh on our spirits and motivation to be creative. I hope you find support, peace, and a good way forward. Hugs…

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  5. Beautiful mandalas, Julie! Thanks so much for sharing these creations with us, be and stay well! ❤

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  6. It has been a while my friend, so lovely to hear from you again and see your inspiring mandalas, especially now. I am glad you have overcome whatever was keeping you away, and pray you will rise to even greater heights in your life. Thanks again for your always beautiful creativity and sense of gratitude it is truly refreshing.:-)

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  7. I am pleased you are able to return, Julie – beautiful work, too

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  8. So very beautiful!!

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  9. What color!! Love them all!!

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  10. “But the Center never moves
    and for that I am truly grateful”

    … how touching ending. Love it.

    And you know how much I adore your mandalas! They are so special.

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  11. Discovering this post rather late, but your flora mandalas are so gorgeous and uplifting! Thank you for sharing them. What a beautiful, meditative thing to do. Hope to see more from you in the upcoming season. Take care.


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