It is april and I’m no fool…

Our tulips are peeking theireads through the winter faded ground cover.

I rejoice!

I am finally wearing spring clothes.

Let me clarify.

I am wearing clothes that I anticipated sporting throughout the month of March.

The Easter dress is under consideration, but I do think something of warmth might not be a bad idea…

The tulips took it on the chin this winter–only one set is growing.  l wonder when we will see it’s Spring outfit? Perhaps, it too, will consider keeping some warm layers available for the Easter show?

I am no fool—I learned many years ago that April can be cruel. I recall that in the seventh grade, there was a week of fabulous summer hopeful warmth that seduced me into packing only short sleeve shirts, and a winter jacket without mittens for a weekend long camping trip.

I froze.

Lesson learned.

Easter will break through the dark and the cold; warmth will arrive.  The birds are singing, my peacock shoes are ready, and the tulips are poking their heads through the winter drear…

 

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I am a fabric artist and a professional minister in the Catholic Church. I am married for 40+ years to a most fabulous man. We have 4 adult children, 2 daughter-in-laws ( who we also consider to our children!) and 4 grandbabies. I love to weave, paint silk, sew and design garments for myself; bead, read, write and color. I am also a spiritual Companion/Director and have a special place in my soul for women who are healing and in need of healing from trauma and abuse. I love coffee, quiet reflective prayer time at my kitchen table and long walks to breathe in the Holy Spirit. I would like to learn how to spin yarn and will someday create a spun, hand dyed/painted, beaded, woven fabulous garment of peace!

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