Spiritual Revolt of a Nation Isaiah 22:3-4 All your leaders have fled together; they have been captured without using the bow. All you who were caught were taken prisoner together, having fled while the enemy was still far away. Therefore, I said, ‘Turn away from me; let me weep bitterly. Do not try to console… Continue reading Implosion
And there is a reason we have passion! Today after work I was in kind of a blah mood. I have been wanting to find an escape of sorts. Somewhere by the water, a stream in the mountains…or maybe a place by the ocean. Somewhere where I can just kind of absorb into my surroundings…somewhere… Continue reading It’s Not Pointless, It’s Passion
Suicide isn’t the answer… But, what is? A few weeks ago, after a great Mother’s Day lunch with the adult “kids”, in-laws, great-grandmotherof honor and grandchildren, I returned home thankful for all I have been blessed with.Who knew that less than 24 hours later that I would find myself in a hospitalER room next to… Continue reading Lap Blanket Therapy
This morning I prepared my water for the day, taking mint and basil from my garden, breaking the leaves up and putting the broken leaves into the 2 quart container. I then put ice in the container and shook the broken leaves and ice together, crushing them even more. During this process it dawned on… Continue reading Herbal Awakening
“Everything Changes” – What a great song! So inspiring, so deep, so personal for me. Yet, we cannot “turn back the years”. Every choice, every decision, every outcome…all we can do is aspire to learn from past choices, past scorns, past pleasures. Quite a few years back, someone asked me the oddest question, or so… Continue reading What do you want?
I have always loved bright bold colors. Something about them always seems to bring a smile to my face, even on the gloomiest of days.This afghan was inspired by a lady I follow on Facebook. She always has the most amazing color arrangements, and one day..”.when I grow up”…I hope to be even half the… Continue reading Rainbows and Inspirations
I still haven’t figured these things out…wrist warmers, texting gloves, call them what you will. They are fairly simple to make, a quick and easy gift that ended up turning into a high sales item. I was actually very surprised. I am terrible at following directions…I used to get in trouble at school because of… Continue reading Free to Be (stitching)
This is a picture of a “Baby Games” afghan I wanted to make for a friend of mine. Each circle design has not only a matching circle pattern, but an opposite as well. Ultimately, once the matching game is complete, I border the blanket with the child’s name and birth date. This baby wasn’t due… Continue reading Confessions of a Yarn Junkie