Friday, December 1, 2006

home at last!

FINALLY, I'm not working outside my home any more. Finally, I have "free" time to spend creating, to nurture my soul to benefit my family. This is what I was meant to do with my life - create beautiful, functional things and share them. Perhaps there will be a way to earn an income, too. My life-model is the Proverbs 31 woman. She provides food and clothing for her household, invests her time and money wisely, and brings honor to her family.

I have been suffering with minor health problems for a couple of years now, and being out of the corporate world will help with that tremendously; I already feel better. Hubby is very supportive; what a blessing! There's a lot of healing power in handwork - definitely a different rhythm to the hours. I was meant to live at a slower pace than I've been able. I've spent the last few weeks adjusting to my new life, and I think I'm getting the hang of it.

I have many sewing projects in progress and many more in my head for the the near future. My goal is to spend as much time as possible each day in creating, sewing. This will require some re-organization of my two (!) sewing rooms.

A friend gave me good advice recently: "Get your housework done by 10:00 every morning, and the rest of the day is free for sewing!" I'm shooting for 9:00 on the days when I actually DO housework - heh heh!

I will figure out this blog thing and get some pictures posted soon. After all, too many words are boring!

This is my motto for life.


  1. May I inquire about your age? Your post rings so true for myself also. I am really looking forward to the time when I can also "come home."

    O2BAP31!!! :)


  2. Hi Sheri,

    My sincere apologies for not answering you sooner!!!

    I'm 45. I decided a long time ago to grow old as gracefully as possible, since that's the only thing about aging that's within my control! :-D



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