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Sacred Life Sunday…again on a Monday.

Today is the first day I’ve felt like myself in a long time, a really long time. Whatever it was that brought me down in the last few weeks was sucky awful!  In any case, I’m grateful to have my senses back.

Yesterday I spent the day working on a project that I started when I found my stash of fabric. Yes I know I haven’t finished my other quilts in the making. Yes I realize I’ve been working on one since the year 2000. Yes, I know I don’t know where I’m going with this one. T’ant pis. I’d rather play. It’s probably the sense of excitement that comes to me when I start something new. Kinda like a new relationship…the rush of fabric lust, the spine-tingling feel of the fabric under my finger tips, the creative spark that’s ignited. Ah yes. It’s all that and more.
Anyway. I digress.

I just have to say, I’m grateful that I’m feeling better, I’m grateful that the family is putting up with the self-imposed exile to my closet/sewing room because frankly, I haven’t been paying attention to the fam at all. Finally, I’m grateful that the little critic inside my head has chosen to take a hike because I don’t really know what I’m doing. I’m just grabbing and sewing and I don’t really care how it all turns out. I’m liking that, it feels so good not to stop and second-guess myself.



I printed a few of my watercolors on fabric to use as center pieces as well as some vintage photos of my mother’s teen years in post war France. Just a few things which make me smile. I’m not sure when I’ll finish this quilt top, if I ever do, but I’m loving the process and that, to me, is the sacred-to feel creative.

Hopefully the momentum will continue as I slog through this week. I’ve got taxes to work on, more basement organization and about five hours of dog walking to complete. Sedate yet time consuming.

Muchos besos my keiki…love to all, be good, be brave.

Listening to: Kate Rusby – I Am Stretched On Your Grave


6 Responses

  1. I know what you mean. While I wasn’t ill, I started my stained glass again. In particular a project that has been on my table for almost 3-4- years.

    I especially love the green tile (?). The fabric really makes that watercolor pop.

  2. Given my brief attempt at the soldering thing I can understand why your stained glass might sit for a bit. Although, given your talent at photography, I’m thinking you should share your art with the rest of us; I’m sure your work is beautiful. :)

  3. That looks really cool, I hope you do finish it – I’d love to see it completed.

  4. you’re too kind miss bazl. :)

  5. Wow, look at your new banner! Sorry I’m so late in getting here (as I am everywhere)…maybe it’s because there hasn’t been much “sacred” in my life lately. LOVE what you’re cooking up here! xoxo

  6. You don’t have to apologize for being late…there is no pressure in reading my blog. If there were, I’d feel pressured to write and lazy girl that I am, I don’t want that… :)

    I’m sorry there hasn’t been much “sacred” going on for you…I’ll think good thoughts and send them your way.

    Thanks for the kind words. Made me smile. :)

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