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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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today was Work Away and then Cat Duty at Allan's with the new addition of the just delivered 10 new chickens. Not a lot of time for cloth, but before i left this morning, as i looked, i saw that a scrap had somehow made its way and though it's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at windthread
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and sitting OutSide, envisioning the roots there, trying to FEEL how they might be woven together under this Place on the Earth. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at windthread
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if the color had stayed, would there be any of this? using the Inktense pencils to give some of the color back...a perfect way to Learn them she became grounded by her mantra and then rooted. How a cutting can be taken from a root sometimes. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at windthread
i pray. i don't have a god to pray to. but i Pray, nonetheless. I pray to the vast humanity that i am a part of that i am the same as. I pray that somehow the things in Aleppo can STOP. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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i went Back. Looking for the beginning. Finding it in late summer, 2011. I've written that down because i'm not good at timelines. I found Spirit Cloth in September, 2009. Wouldn't you know, here it is September, 2016. Seven years. Although i don't retain dates, i am reliable about an... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at windthread
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felt by All who breathe on the Planet. I sat at the Raft, in the middle Oasis, in the weeds. Sat in the weeds. Now we turn. Yesterday was International Day of Peace and there was no mention of that in the Google News. Side Oat Grama, Blue Grama i... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at windthread
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I told 3 people about this yesterday...three people with bodies in my presence...and they said...o.... Martine has given this link so we can all see this incredible moment of BEAUTY... DON'T anyone tell me that this sisterhood here is not as "real" as face to face. We are heart to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at windthread
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This world. Planet...inhabited. World. Planet...inhabited. I do. I do look at the Google News Feed. Reading....looking. I do Metta Meditation as i read and look. It takes time. But it's something i can do. Metta. as Example, today i did Metta for Ahmad Khan Rahami. I did Metta for his... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at windthread
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i am trying to let this Time rise up out of its own self. Trying not to be quick to interpret. Noticing. Feeling. let these be noticing. feeling. letting my self receive but not name. This is very important to me. very. since Snow Bunny the old Grandmother began to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at windthread
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here's more of the Knob i don't know what this might mean? looks like it was somehow Cut? Louie would not be beyond thievery for a cause. I see him in town now and then. I'll ask him. Maybe there's more to the story. I am impatient with the tree.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at windthread
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First, just to say because i don't think i've said it before.... i leave the computer on pretty much all day. I come and go from it. Looking to see if anyone showed up commenting, for one, and i go read the uhhh, stuff of the Google news off and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at windthread
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the Pull of this Cloth work is very Strong but so too is the NEED of OutSide. Kochia is seeding. Needs to be taken down. So, Out Side it was, today. First to clear the "driveway" of the Kochia that had grown strong from when the kids were here with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at windthread
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When WAS it? the Magic Diaries of Spirit Cloth, Jude Hill...???? Michelle will know. This is not at all what i'd thought, when i pulled it down from the shelf. I think i thought it would be a kind of Finishing. This is not finishing. This is Going INTO. And... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at windthread
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Still in the thoughts of yesterday, stitching a stalk of wild Sun Flowers, i tried to remember what i "believed" in back in that time when i wandered away. Was it different? if so, how? i'm not sure yet. will let it take its time, will let some dreaming take... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at windthread
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you wouldn't. you wouldn't think that something this simple could take so long, would take all afternoon. It did. It's not quite right, still. Post and lintel. That piece of desert driftwood always reaching, always touching the Sky. I found it in an arroyo i used to walk in Arizona.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at windthread
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coming home from work. More than a DownPour, a Deluge. Incredible rain, Thunder. Lighting. Continuing. Just fed Goats for the night and some of this Place is ankle deep with water. According to National Weather Service, rain will continue through the week. When the kids were here, Tay found this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at windthread
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BEAUTYFUL L STORM....Giant, Grand, Excellent, Wild, Fierce STORM....rain and rain and rain and maybe, just maybe, the Spade Foot Toads can rise. Deb Lacativa's firmament and Jude Hill's teaching of weave and i was going too "hard" toward it, the storm loosened things and i realized that it's not a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at windthread
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Posted Sep 10, 2016 at windthread
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Mind is filled with thoughts and images about that home for the Protector. and with that, i think, where is a toad? There is no toad. There Must be a toad, one at least. Stitching a toad will be a challenge. In the meantime some people, i think a lot,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at windthread
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the other day this gift came from Dana of Raven and Sparrow. Exquisite pieces of linen and one silk from her work table. I can feel her and her work space that she has shown us so many times...the Energy of her photographs of that is very much immediate in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2016 at windthread
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Cloth needed to go on the wall. for Looking. but before that there needed to be some housekeeping. Not just moving things Off the wall to make space, but to clear space, to clean. I vacuumed and ordered. Moved things that Were on walls to other places, some folded away.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at windthread
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the machine actually calls Gentle .... Hand Wash. The setting was Hand Wash. Because when it cycled through i had an hour or so more of work to do i hung it on their clothes line which was good because by the time i got back home a Great Wind... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at windthread
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all day again. Everything is secure. Secured. Will wash at work tomorrow, today was a holiday, so tomorrow. Their washer is a state of the art washer so i am going to assume that gentle will be gentle. Will bring home to dry on the clothes line, under This Sun,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at windthread
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stitching. the Butterfly wing, the megamendung...so they will hold when washed. and the Sun Flower. Edges made for holding. Where i ask. About Fear. What is Love? What is "safe"? Why? Is it Real? Onday is on the Root Stump...her legs folded just so, her beard flowing with the breath... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2016 at windthread
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I MEAN IT...about the Bees...i mean it in an Urgent Urgent way. There will be all manner of hysteria to accommodate real and imagined FEAR about the mosquitoes. So there is GREAT NEED to educate ourselves, to search out information about how our own parts of the planet intend to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2016 at windthread
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