"Don't wish me happiness I don't expect to be happy all the time....It's gotten beyond that somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor. I will need them all." Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Saturday, 17 January 2015


Before I was pregnant I lived and breathed tapestry weaving. It was the meaning of my existence. Motherhood became my invitation to selflessness. When my baby came into the world I stopped tapestry weaving. That's what priorities do to you. I took up watercolor painting which was a very good fit as I had very little to no time. I needed to be there for my baby. Now my daughter is nearly three and I have some time. In september my toddler helped me build a loom. It is unlike any loom being manufactored today but it has everything in a loom that I want. Last month I began weaving a small tapestry. The years I spent away from it have been a gift. I don't know where I'm going but I'm breathless for the journey. I have come full circle and for this I celebrate. My experience has made me wonder: Does selflessness always offer a greater return?

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  1. Your tapestry is lovely, and what a gift being a mother is! I don't know how to weave, it looks quite complicated, but what a wonderful talent to have!

  2. Thankyou for your kind words and for visiting my blog!