Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Work in Progress Wednesday - {09-11-11} Sad good bye


Hello Wednesday,

It’s a bit of a sad Wednesday for me, this afternoon, I said goodbye to a dear friend of our family, and he was suddenly taken from us, on October the 8th. Paul was a very talented photographer; he had a heart of gold, and never failed to make us laugh or smile.






This may sound a bit out there, but today as I was about to leave the house for the funeral a white feather fell from the sky and landed at my feet.  I like to think this is from Paul, and it made me think of a poem and I would like to share it here.

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there,
 I do not sleep I am a 1,000 winds that blow I am the diamond glints on snow I am the sun on ripened grain I am the gentle autumn rain When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled light I am the soft star that shines at night Do not stand at my grave and cry I am not there; I did not die.



We are all still getting over the shock, but time is a healer, and I know this will be a personal work in progress for me.

And now back to life and my more cheerful WIP's




Can you guess what i am making??


I am also still working on a friends custom blanket

Not sure how many rows I have left, as I am just doing it all by eye, but its growing quickly, I really hope she likes it, it’s comforting to know that a "new" life will be wrapped up in it.
 Tomorrow i need to up load all this yarn to my Etsy shop, looking at yarn always makes me feel better so i am going to post some nice pictures


 See I am feeling better already, what is it about yarn!!?, it has such a calming effect on me, I love the feel, the smell, the colours, I can seriously spend hours just hugging them lol

Well that’s it from me, I feel drained from the tears shed, my head feels like it’s going to burst, an early night is needed, tomorrow is a new day, it’s just a shame that it takes a loss to make you realise how fragile life is, and how easy it is to lose sight of what is important.
Today I told my Mum and Dad just how much I love them, because I don’t say it enough,  before I go to bed I will gaze upon my sleeping children, kiss there sweet innocent little faces and thank the earth for every second I get to spend with them. 

Sorry if this blog post has been a bit morbid, My heart is heavy..its It’s helpful to have a place to reflect. As always thank you for taking time to read. {Hugs to those who need them}
Night xxx

6 comments:

  1. (((Hugs to you too))). The loss of a loved one is never easy to deal with.

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  2. You have my sympathies. Yarncrafting makes me feel better, too.

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  3. So sorry to hear of your loss. I do love that poem, even though I still find it hard to apply it to my own loss (my dad passed away last year).

    Yarn really does seem to improve mood, especially beautifully coloured yarn.

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  4. Very sorry to hear about your friend.

    I'd like to venture a guess that you'll be crocheting a wreath with that styrofoam ring?

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  5. I'm so sorry for your loss :(

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  6. I'm sorry for your loss. The poem and the yarn are beautiful.

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