So, how it just is sometimes, when you wake up and you can't seem to breath because you are allergic to something and nobody seems to know what, and it's raining and you forgot to take the quilt off the clothesline and it's still dark so you just leave it. And you think who am I?
That big question in such a small moment.
And you think, well, I am small.
And you make a small stray self, not in cloth but on paper. because it is faster and you you just want to hold yourself.
As small. As useful.
Scale can be a useful change of perspective. Shrink yourself down.
Small self reminds me that we can still accomplish so much by taking small steps each day.
yes, small self is a reminder.
End of a long day, this is a bit of sweetness that I can imagine….
Here too Deb. I am small. Shrink yourself down…good stuff Jude 🙂
we can be small. Pocket people.
I sense your weariness.
I love this—-I immediately thought of my small wood basket of worry people. I’ve had it for many years, I believe it’s from South America.
I want a “me” cat to hold. I will make one with red hair and dark green eyes like my younger self. She can hold special thread treasures.
Thank you for such a wonderful idea.
Worry People, I remember those.
Today, I am a thread holder. So many things I can do with that role! I REALLY love the idea of a cut-out small self that I can hold. Better than looking at a favorite photograph of self; a hold-able self. A slip-me-under-my-pillow self. A prop-up-against-my-teacup-and-visit-with-me self. Oh. Joy. Thanks for this, Jude.
You are A-MAZING.
I think this is just such a wonderful and touching idea as many times we forget ourselves in our rush about, gotta get it done world. I will make a ‘self’s to hold and love and talk to and just be with! This is completely amazing! Thank you so much!
I woke up in such a strange dream today. all the normal things were blurry
so many stories have begun to flow through me.
simply small is just enough
feels good really
some places only “small” can go… nice to fit thru the rabbit hole!
call me alice today
Feeling small and often having to catch my breath these days, too. So many reasons why. I love this, too, Jude, and feel it embodies your spirit. ❤️
as simple as it is, I am there…
Holding yourself in kindness….your face here is kind.
Wrapped in thread = love ❤️
i feel the kindness of everything today
Breath-catching. Sounds like a symbol for change- goes with a stitch in your side. . Risk -taking. Re-inventing. Geo- caching.
many “ings” here these days.
Thank you for mentioning “scale.” An important part of balance?
indeed, things get out of proportion…
I like how you created such a personal task for your small self – holding thread, which is essential to/for you. And thank you for the reminder to draw more small simple bits too.
and a thread embraces others as well.
Love that Jude!
stories are brewing
a something so small can be so big
yes, scale, it’s so tricky…
Love that small self……🌱
i feel a true-ness in it
A wee pal to stowe away with in a cozy corner
i love the word wee, but I will wait till I get to W
I am rather unmotivated this morning.
Love the thread bearing small self 😻
it’s nasty and chilly here this morning, but hey…
That small stray self “thread-bearer” is just perfect. I have an impulse to draw more. Thinking about my little hummingbird icon, want to make more like that.
I am thrilled with this little self. And yes! Draw more!
Good idea…using the paperscrap and shrinking
time to jump through the looking glass!
So sweet.bAnd with a function!
yes, sometimes that is renewing.