I’ve written a couple of times about slow sewing/slow crafting here at Creative + Mindful. (HERE and HERE if you’d like to read) But in the last couple of months, I’ve felt this incredible pull toward doing more than just dabbling.
Much as I love my sewing machine (ok, ok… you got me… machineS), I’ve had this feeling of “meh” when I think about modern sewing lately. Each time I look at my fabric stash, I dream about hand stitching something versus pulling out the machine. Read more
I get Brené Brown’s weekly Courage Works email and it never fails to inspire me. But one of her recent messages really hit home for me and I wanted to share it.
I looked for it online so I could just link to it, but these must be reserved just for her subscribers. So I took a screenshot to share here. Full disclosure: these are Brené Brown’s words and the photo is by Andrea Corrona Jenkins.
The idea that stillness is not nothingness, but space for dreams and all kinds of other good stuff, is integral to my own meditation and mindfulness practice.
I have to say, this Course Works snippet really made me smile.
Want to get this kind of good stuff from Brené & team delivered to your own in-box every week? Subscribe to Courage Works – it’s free! (scroll down to the bottom of the main page to enter your email) I have been getting selective about my email subscriptions but this is a really good one!