Down a dirt road, past fields and deep woods ~
stands a humble little farmhouse wearing chippy white paint and a rusty tin roof...
it's here at our beloved Notforgotten Farm that you will find us...chasing our kittens, puttering in the herb gardens, or talking to the trees.
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Our Needlework Shop & Studio
is located here at our farm:
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, Virginia 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
email ~ notforgottenfarmwitch@gmail.com

Regular Shop & Open Studio Hours:
Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 - 4:00

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*no Open Studio during pre-scheduled Classes or Events

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Sunday, May 9, 2010

A Mother's Hands....

You said:
"See how pretty your hands are next to mine?"
I didn't tell you, but even then I knew your hands owned the greater strength...
Strong enough to work the Earth until it yielded up food for our bodies and flowers for our souls.
Gentle enough to cool a fevered child.
Quiet enough to hold an unhappy young woman, never claiming to solve,
only to understand....
Nimble enough to out-quilt me three blocks to one.
~ They slowed me when I would have gone too fast,
and nudged me when I would not start at all...
and when I remember all the times the touch of your hands have made me feel loved,
I want to say,
"See Mother? How beautiful your hands are holding mine...."

~poem by Ruth Siburt


Throughout out lives,
as we count our successes and pat ourselves on the back~
How seldom do we remember who it was that began it all.
I was very fortunate in the decision of the Universe
that I be given to the woman I now know as my Mother...
for it was she who taught me how to care,
... how to love
and how to be free.

I Love You Mom...

and Happy Mother's Day to all of my family & friends!!!!

Blessings from the Farm,
 Lori

14 comments:

  1. Happy Mother's Day...and thank you for last night, we had sooo much fun. You are such a wonderful hostess and you both of you are very cherished friends. Talk to you later. xxoo

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  2. What a wonderful tribute to your mom.

    I wish I could tell mine again.

    Happy Mother's Day

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  3. So beautiful, thank you very much. And oh so true too !!!
    Have a wonderful Mother's Day !!

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  4. What a beautiful poem, thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful Mother's Day,

    Blessing's
    Sallie

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  5. Happy mothers day Lori..:) enjoy your day.:)

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  6. It is magnificent! Best regards of France

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  7. Sweet sentiments about a mothers hands. I miss my Mothers hands...it brings tears to my eyes...Happy Mother's Day Lori. Smiles....

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  8. What a beautiful post. I am wiping away the tears.
    Happy Mother's Day to you.
    ~Nan

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  9. HAPPY MOTHERS DAY LORI~~ MAY THE SUN BE SHINING ON YOUR CORNER OF THE WORLD WITH AIR SCENTED BY SPRINGTIME GARDENS AND FILLED WITH BIRDSONG,,,, THANK YOU FOR LOVELY THOUGHTS OF MOTHERS EVERYWHERE... B

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  10. Beautiful poem and loving tribute to your mom.....Happy Mother's Day to you Lori....Hugs, Linda

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  11. 生活總是起起伏伏,心情要保持快樂才好哦!! .........................................

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