I have had this in my spirit for a long while. I feel blogger offers so many
more possibilities and unique ways to share so, I hope you will enjoy my
new little "corner" of the "blog-o-sphere"
For this new year I am trying to become more focused. I have a tendency to
become a bit "scattered", which at times can be a gift and other times
an incredible distraction.
A new beginning.....
a pine cone
This would be the view of a pine cone looking down at the top of it.
I have always been fascinated with the shape of the pine cone.
Just holding one in my hand has always felt like some magical
gift from nature.
Apparently, many others through history have been drawn to the pine cone as well
for it has been a symbol throughout history.
It has been likened to the pineal gland in the human body.
The pineal gland sits at the center of the brain and has been called the "third
And for good reason, the pineal gland contains water which has rods and cones
in it, just like our eyes.
If one was laying down looking upward, the pineal gland lines up with the
point between the eyebrows. In some cultures red paint or makeup is used
to mark this spot or a jewel/bindi is placed in that spot.
Also, the pine cone is a perfect example of the fibonacci spiral:
also you can find:
a large pine cone at the Vatican
surrounded by peacocks, representing
Also, a staff of the pope has a pinecone
you can also find a on the
This little cloth will be meaningful to me because I began it Christmas night,
I heard the song Amazing Grace in my spirit, which was my Dad's mothers
favorite song....I knew in that moment my Dad was leaving this Earth...
I think it was an announcement of sorts from the angels....
I hope to have some more stitching done soon....
stay tuned : )