Holding Truth: prayer flag #10 as antidote to alternative facts

3 Feb

As far as I know the Bowling Green Massacre theory is an alternative fact.  Not a truth.

This butterfly–slow stiched during a gentler time spent online with Jude Hill–is meant as a reminder of the value and beauty of truth.  It’s a pocket–a safety net–to hold written words or ideas that clarify one’s world view.   And it’s a reminder that butterflies aren’t alone in their struggle to avoid extinction.

butter

This morning’s prayer flag.  Stitched with cloth pieces from older incomplete projects. Patched together for unity.  A truth holder.

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7 Responses to “Holding Truth: prayer flag #10 as antidote to alternative facts”

  1. journeyhouse February 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm #

    I love Jude’s artistry, too. We must be on the same wavelength, Patricia. I needed an anchor for my flags and decided this morning that it would be holding. With all of its connotations, it feels right. This was BEFORE I read your post. Laura

    • Patricia February 3, 2017 at 3:02 pm #

      don’t you just love it!

      • journeyhouse February 3, 2017 at 6:19 pm #

        Yes, I really do. I look forward to reading your posts everyday. They bring me joy and hope. There IS goodness out there!!!

  2. Mo Crow February 3, 2017 at 7:33 pm #

    love this gentle space for holding truth

    • Patricia February 4, 2017 at 6:43 pm #

      Gentle–Cynthia’s word–and a very good one at that. Thank you my friend

  3. Nancy February 3, 2017 at 10:47 pm #

    The delicate, yet transformative butterfly is a wonderful truth holder…maybe showing us that even as things shift and change we can still look for, hold on to truth and beauty in many forms. Love this one Patricia.

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