161 November 23, 2012 / jeanne / 13 Comments It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; What is essential is invisible to the eye. Antoine De Saint-Exupery from The Little Princee ~~~~~~~~~ She is my developmentally disabled sister-in-law, Nancy, and I am Jeanne, the woman who flat-out loves her. Go here to start at the beginning. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitter Blog, Jeanne's Barefoot Heart, stitchings in her own languagein our own language 1nancystitchings Previous post 160 Next post 162 13 Comments Beth Hoffman March 18, 2011 at 1:45 am Lovely and absolutely true! Loading... Reply whollyjeanne March 18, 2011 at 3:33 am Thanks, Sugar. That means a lot coming from a fantabulous word slinger gal like you. (Trusting your fingers are in motion creating another delightful read.) Loading... Reply Renae C March 18, 2011 at 2:02 am Can we recondition ourselves and one another to see the art in the ass? Beautiful words Jeanne. I’m thinking alot about that conditioning lately myself. Loading... Reply whollyjeanne March 18, 2011 at 3:35 am Renae, I sure hope we can recondition ourselves and in the act of reconditioning, provide a safe place for others to join us. So glad we’re on this journey together. Loading... Reply Sarah March 18, 2011 at 2:03 am sometimes the magic is in seeing what is right before our eyes, without making it into anything else. savoring even the turns and twists in our own idea of what we see, knowing there is no right answer just wonder after wonder. thanks for putting this out there for me to stumble upon. Loading... Reply whollyjeanne March 18, 2011 at 3:35 am Ah, Sarah. Your wise words always wash over me, anoint me. Loading... Reply jo miller March 18, 2011 at 2:11 am Oh. Darlin’ I love reading your every nuance & insight. you take care. I personnaly think that a mule eating-pics can be taken, stories written, a happy ymoment that stiil imay provode a spark of writing or a most beautiful wrting ofpoetry or prose “and to value feeling more…And i wonder what my life would have been like if I hadn;t been so strongly conditioned that science works Loading... Reply whollyjeanne March 18, 2011 at 3:37 am Thank you, Jo. This happened 2 days ago, and I just haven’t been able to shake the immediacy with which it all settled over me, into me, around me. Loading... Reply Elizabeth Marie March 18, 2011 at 2:22 am Going to be cryptic, but, honey pie, this: “michaelangelo said he created his david by removing all that was not david,” may just have helped me begin to break through a giant, tall, thick wall of my own making. May have. We’ll see. thank you!!! I’m glad to see you. Means the move didn’t devour you. 🙂 Loading... Reply whollyjeanne March 18, 2011 at 3:39 am I sense we, too, are on this journey together, asking similar questions; seeking similar waystations; pondering similar occurrences. We hold hands, you and I, pointing out things to each other, delighted in the sharing. Loading... Reply writemuch March 18, 2011 at 12:09 pm love this… and as E.Marie said, you (and Michaelangelo) have shown me a whole new way to look at my writing Loading... Reply Abigail March 18, 2011 at 5:32 pm Wow. Amazing structure. That can be a great picture of how we see the world, but also ourselves. Remove everything that isn’t the magnificent intended. Loading... Reply Mrsmediocrity March 22, 2011 at 2:40 am the things we take for granted, the things that we never even notice, until one day they become sculpture, art, something meaningful. it is seeing the ordinary as art that is the tricky part… Loading... Reply Pull up a chair why don't you, and let's talk . . . Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.