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grace Forrest
New Mexico US
this blog is a journal recording the experience of having become a student of Jude Hill ~ Spirit Cloth
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Image Maria Popova An Animating Presence: Dani Shapiro on the Quest for a Connected Consciousness. The art of holding up one's own end of the dialogue. Dani Shapiro's book: Devotion. a memoir. and in it, about her experience of Metta Meditation with her Teacher Sylvia Boorstein. "after a little while,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
is what it feels like to me...what i have been doing for a while...kind of like a broken record, but it's how i Work Stuff. And this is foremost a Journal. so i say OK to Self. Do what you need to do. Say what you need to say until... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
because it is a US holiday, i didn't have a work day. So i instead stole a 2nd SUNday. I replanted cucumbers that had disappeared in two places, same for two tomato plants and put in the last of the peppers. To accomplish this, i said NO twice and didn't... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
the Protector...watching. Quiet.
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most of this SUNday was Out but some was given to getting the Kantha going...i longed to feel it begin to Happen not a lot, but enough to begin to feel it Feather Grass beginning to seed Chatalpa, cross between Catalpa and Desert Willow (WHY????, i have no idea) blossoming.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
forever learning how much i love these words, forever learning and you help me too. Everything Helps Us, yes? in the foreverlearning fragile ephemeral fugitive are these BeautyFull words? that allow us to have BeautyFull mind image? fragile ephemeral fugitive
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Thinking continuously about Vayla. Vayla, the girl in Wendy's EssayTelling. How she knows. "I could not figure out why I liked textiles sewn with spaces in them. Why I like the way this woman sewed her cloth, leaving me a way to see the sun through the cloth, I think... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at windthread
there is Peace at the Asylum this evening. At this Rez, the Sovereign State of Goats, the Sovereign State of Tay, Tazmeena and Chinche, the Sovereign State of grace. Peace. Only WIND. but Peace Rules. The leak was at the connection of the Meter. a cause for great Celebration for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
just in the last hour or so, a GRAND STORM direct lightning strikes, Thunder Man LOUD, everything runs for cover. Sky Water. and now a brilliance of Light at the Rim. This morning i woke to thinking about the Bath Ladies. I guess because it's possible that Travis, the Old... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
the water guy is going to fix the leak at the road meter. This involves a backhoe and so, he needs what he refers to as a Phone Spot; this being through the phone be sure he doesn't cut the phone line. So he's off to arrange all that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
kathy...connected by cloth and moons...a new moon...."afraid" times passes and we Become. Time. Time. LOVE to you and thank you for these words of Validation
urge came a few days ago and today was the day. The Magic Diaries cloth. I'd taken it down from the West window of the Room, some time ago...i think last fall? And just hastily folded and put into the Toy Box that holds winter things inside and that the... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at windthread
the Altar here...not so much about praying. It is just as it Is. It is for me a reminder that at the bottom, the root, nothing changes, but remains...Remains i looked, look more at the Altar here this altar being more about a constant love, a gratitude than the Asking thing i am thinking about now......that's something different
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an Old Cowboy Day. no point in saying anything more. Gone. Done. Wardrobe. I have two intact pairs of levis. I alternate them. And i have This pair that i love the the Best. Time. Time to FIX them because they are the ones i love that fit the... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at windthread
i don't know the answer to that. I do something like...uhhh, Asking? Asking Nothing in Particular, but rather The ALL of Whatever It IS? i ask. i say....could this happen? and let it Fly. Came home from work away added took away looked. a print out in black and white... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at windthread
i love it
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receive the hug.... yes. stewardship. a good good work. but more and more, it's not even that here, it's a kind of us. Same. drink water, give water. even when words are water, thoughts are water. just water
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Wendy...your Other work is critical to the World and so, the Cloth graciously waits for it's time i am sure and really, i have had Time to really really LOVE that post as it can be loved. I could reading over and over forever and be happy. and every day as i go my way here, i watch for a scrap alongside the road, but nothing Yet but someday, there might be and i can send it. I LOVE so much what you do and how you do much.....
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you have Sun, i have Rain I have Rain, you have Sun
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when i go the the Library book sale, i always look for the copies that are the sense of the Other who loved it before me
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maybe, or maybe just KEEPING ME
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The Front Oasis. Hopefully, left to right looking North NorthEast. the raft is becoming a Mallow Garden one notch back to the left, there is Abundance with the Native Olive. Winter abundance for the Birds. my only laziness....unloaded the Goat pellets and did Not take the car back out....tomorrow. Good... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at windthread
yes...the reflections...isn't it amazing? Magic???? and upside down smile.
Even tho it is not the Usual May, May remains the LUSH month. Suddenly the temperatures change and a very different world occurs out there. But May. yes. Lush.
i laughed..."morass of thoughts"....which is my mind, my monkey mind, so busy. bizzy. Is your mind Quiet? Mine is bizzy. and uselessly so. I am loving the Real Work of changing that... and Tay...eyes....she is VERY into eye contact. Constantly with me, i have never had a dog so much so. and yes, does she see in a different way???? WHAT does she see? How does she interpret this world she lives in? She is beginning to learn hand signs. A finger snap and then a gesture. She is quick with this. I could be mute i think, and communicate with her