Sunday, July 6, 2014
Like a Russian doll
Yesterday, we had a lovely SoulCollage® Studio card-making day in my garden, in the beautiful Brisbane winter sunshine.
Last week I'd come across this lovely poem by Mark Nepo:
I feel like I stumbled
down a hill of years, only
to land in a pile of my books.
Along the way I cracked
like a Russian doll, finding
something smaller and more
essential inside every version
I've known as me.
And now, when all I know
bursts into flame each time
I try to give it away, I'm asked
There's something perfect
in how we're worn; like sculptures
left for Spirit and wind to finish, the
film taken from our eye just as
our heart is exposed, one
crumbling into the other.
I was reminded of an image of Russian matryoshka dolls I had amongst my clippings, and yesterday I made this card:
If you'd like to find out how to discover more about yourself through making SoulCollage® cards, book in for my one-day 'Introduction to SoulCollage®' workshop next Saturday 12th. The Early Bird discount expires tomorrow night (Monday 7th).