feed the cat before sunrise (he was begging me, pleading...) Tutukaka the inside of my friend's heart the back end of a lamb (cleaning up for calf club day) the changing rooms in several shops the thought that i had an aging body to the counter with a new bikini that looks like a pair of jeans (in my mind)looking glamorous at a dinner event i am accompanying my husband to this summer guilt and back the freezer at the 4 square to buy a chocolate dipped icecream the school to see my daughter's steady hand game plush offices to drop off a poster painful poses in pilates to join my tribe around the world and back again to the gate to get my lovely off the bus
i have talked about breast buds, anger, farting goats, models who shouldn't, skin cancer, lambs bums, goaty whiff, pelvic floor muscles,miners and courage, painful mothering, my fears of being judged, architects pretensions, and many more things
i have seen tears, smiles,good dreads, frustration, shame, disappointment, determination and pride and deep deep kindness (see the messages at the end of the last post to know what i mean)
this life is so full so rich in beauty and deep deep in the marvellous mystery of the magnificence of being...
The colour of the sky *the ocean * Elizabeth and Maeve * people who reach beyond the ordinary * genuine generosity *good food * watching things grow * the miracle of birth *a woman's power *tenderness in all its forms * the cycle of life * courage * people with a sense of fun * compassion * beautiful jewellery * art that is made from the heart - without a view to the purchaser or the market but made because it has to come *Clarissa Pincola Estes * grace
LIKE SANDS THROUGH THE HOURGLASS THESE ARE MORETHINGSTHATITHINK
i welcome you with warmth and love to the thoughts that grab me .... and the way they come out of my fingers when i make the time in my day as a mother and artist and poodle walker to write them down.....