Inspired by the Japanese art of kintsugi (broken pottery mended with gold), More Beautiful Than Before will help you think differently about the marks life leaves on all of us, encouraging you to see beauty in the places where we have been put back together rather than seeing only ugly scars.
A collection of articles originally published in the newsletter of the Iowa Association of Baptist Churches between 1967 and 1980, Over a Cup of Tea with Anne is a collection of inspirational readings that still speaks to Christians of today.
This book is for anyone who is curious about spinning yarn with supported spindles but doesn't quite know where to begin. The Field Guide will get you started with information on making your own spindles, doing Quality Assurance testing on made (or purchased) spindles, drafting, plying, and finishing your yarn. Supported spinning is easy on the body, restful for the mind, and soothing to the soul.
Have you been looking at all the lovely lace knitting patterns out there, but reluctantly passed them by as you're certain it's all too hard for you? If you can cast on, knit, purl, and bind off, you're ready for this course! Join us as we demystify the art of lace knitting: make holes in your knitting on purpose and learn how to properly finish your project so it shows your work beautifully!
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Risa Bear and her Beloved live on one acre in the shadow of Jasper Mountain. This journal contains some of her musings on a variety of subjects including gardening, cooking, poultry, and her past life as a tree-planter.
If you like tales of real people living as sustainably as they can while still enjoying the beauty and wonder of our world, this book is for you.
This book is a collection of blog postings that narrate the adventure of building your own house in the country.
Follow along as six acres of former cattle pasture are turned into a small working farm: building a house, living in a shed during construction (in the winter), dealing with scheduling problems, acquiring and losing animals ... all the chaos, the crazy times, the progress, the fun.
Servant of Dreams
on Feb. 02, 2012
What an engaging story!
I want to go back to this world and find out more about the people in it and it's magic.
The writing is absolutely top notch: you really feel like you are 'right there', no jarring notes to shatter the illusion.
Diary of a Witchcraft Shop
on Feb. 02, 2012
What an entertaining life, running a magic shop!
This little book is a fun window into a life that most of us can only just barely imagine. A great break from your own every day, highly recommended.