A Year of Listening:Week 21

A paradox is only the truth standing on its head to attract attention. -- G. K. Chesterton Paradox evokes larger perspective thinking in me. Memorial Day was once observed on the last day of May. Now it is celebrated the last Monday in May, creating a holiday weekend. The local ceremony to honor veterans was … Continue reading A Year of Listening:Week 21

Paradox, not Comfort

I wanted the funeral pall to have the message of comfort.  I chose to make a quilt of soft white cotton, adding a cross, gold leaves, and words from Marty Haugen's hymn "All Are Welcome."  I planned and schemed over logistics of how to make this 6' by 10' piece in my small studio.  But … Continue reading Paradox, not Comfort