Friday, June 11, 2010

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience."

Isn't that wonderful? That phrase has just touched me. Odd how sometimes that happens. So I wanted to share.

I saw this on Bonnie's website. She was relaying the wonderful story of a family coming together to celebrate the life of its Patriarch. A sad time, and yet joyful as well because so much family came together. And it becomes a celebration. I used to be afraid of funerals or memorials. I think maybe because I was blessed to not have attended many, or needed to, until recently. And now I realize that you really can use this time to celebrate the one you are loosing, and come closer to the ones still around you. Still hard, oh so hard.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Christmas in May

Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh. I saw my 'name' in someone else's blog again. And it was because I won some yummy Christmas goodies. Still a bit startling as you are looking through your reader at all the wonderfulness posted by so many talented people, and then you see your 'name'. Seems so out of place. So not worthy.

But oh so exciting. Dana at the Old Red Barn and Kari from Fresh Cut Quilts did a joint giveaway for some Christmassy things. And I figured if I started soon I might have something to give as a gift for Christmas. So I entered. And I won. Imagine that.

This is the pattern I get to play with along with some Berry Me fats. Yeah me. Christmas in May.