Monthly Archives: April 2012

A wise Mum ‘gets’ unconditional love

Two of my favourite picture books that I read to my three children are Love you Forever by Robert Munsch and The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown.  I loved them for a truth they communicated about how much a mother … Continue reading

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The Hare with Amber Eyes

My son Michael put this book beside my bed months ago and told me “I had to read it – Mum you will love this book”.  It sat there with many other books that “I had to read” until a … Continue reading

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A wise Mum remembers grace

A number of years ago, Keith gave me a bunch of poppies.  It was not a beautiful bunch of flowers at first as it was a bunch of pods, but I put them in a vase in the middle of … Continue reading

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Cloth from the Clouds

“Enough is enough and not one stitch more.”  How do you teach children about contentment?  Being satisfied with what they have? Isn’t this something we all struggle with?  We see something beautiful and we want it.  I have a house … Continue reading

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A wise Mum trusts in God

I love this photo from the State Library of NSW – I have no idea whether Florence Austral was a mother as well as being a famous singer, but this photo depicts a thoroughly domestic scene – she is making … Continue reading

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A little bit of quilting

The last couple of months have been a little crazy, leaving me little time to be creative.  My machine has sadly sat and I have looked longingly at the projects I started over summer and wondered when I would find … Continue reading

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