The running stitch: a guide, a reminder, a thought-catcher #quilting

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I sometimes fall into darkness and need a roadmap to guide my way out.

I find these roadmaps in gentle crafting, especially the act of the running stitch.

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The act captures the dark thoughts.  It lightens me by its simple steps.

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It is a metaphor for where I want to go and where I have been.

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The stitches hold the dreams I have for my children.

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Meditative simplicity.

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