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ecb
05-14-2006, 11:54 PM
at my Mothers Choir COncert last weekend I was knitting through the whole thing, but at intermission, I got up, spoke to people and walked around a bit
finally we were setti]ling in, and I complimented the sweater on the woman sitting in front of me
we discussed the Weather here in Maine and Down in Pa
then she asked what I was knitting
I pulled one of my Goddesses out of my Bag and handed it to her so she could see the finished product
she exclaimed How wonderful, a little Stuffed Goddess
I smiled and said "you don't know HOW wonderful yet, let me show you" and I pulled out the card I made to go with them (If I ever find a place to sell them in)
the lady read it, then turned to me with tears in her eyes
"WHat made you want to talk to ME?? how did you know I was in THIS much pain?"
so I pulled every finished one I had in my bag and piled them inher lap
she picked the one she liked and even insited on paying me for it (she gave me everything she had $5.50)

THAT is why I made them
tohelp other women

just a good story
hope it translated well

ecb

Jan in CA
05-14-2006, 11:56 PM
That's a wondeful story! Hugs to you for being so kind! :heart:

What are goddesses though? :thinking:

photogirl72
05-15-2006, 12:03 AM
I'm dying to know what your cards say. Please tell us more.

I'm glad your godess touched her so much, it sounds wonderful.

ecb
05-15-2006, 12:08 AM
the card says

It is known that your struggle is Unique,
this Lovely Goddess is to Remind you that though your Struggle is your own, there have been a Billion Women before you that have struggled with the same Issue, and a Billion Women will Follow you in the same struggle as well. You are NOT alone.

This goddess was made with
________ Wool
________ Mohair
________ Nylon
________ Acrylic


Stuffing.
________ Poly Fill
________ Wool

I hope you enjoy this Lovely Pocket Goddess.

sara_jayne
05-15-2006, 12:11 AM
That is so very sweet - and true! How wonderful of you to reach out to other women in what ever struggle they are facing. What a kind heart you have! :heart:

Nikki
05-15-2006, 08:04 AM
God bless you
Nikki

Stonington
05-15-2006, 08:58 AM
That was a beautiful thing that you shared with her and us :heart: - Sometimes we connect with folks in places we never imagine. Take care,

anne
soon to be in Sebago yay!

ecb
05-23-2006, 08:22 PM
I have ben working at finding a market for my Little Goddesses, today I went into a book store that was recomended to me by a Shaman in town
I went in, and the people there all thought maybe the owner might like to see them, and could I leave one or two with them,
THEN
I sold 4 right then and there
I am gonna make a nice chain to display them on, and go back next week
its a way cool shop
good karma

ecb

kemp
05-24-2006, 09:20 AM
Love the story. It is amazing how "little" things can help so much.

skNYC
05-24-2006, 10:43 AM
I am so touched by the story. Thanks for sharing.

feministmama
05-24-2006, 11:01 AM
Is this a pattern you made yourself? Very nice :heart: I've been thinking about knitting mandalas. A little goddess in the middle would be perfect.

roxtarchic
05-24-2006, 03:53 PM
VERY touching story
best of luck w/them!
thank you