Anny's words about process were just what I needed to hear.
(above is a definition from Modern Druidry and here is a Wikipedia link ),
and the idea of opening:
opening to nature, to my materials, to other people's ideas,
to things I cannot control.
In the midst of my own wild time of experimentation,
(not to mention the unsettled state of so many things),
my reciprocal relationship with the work itself becomes ever more important:
hands responding to how things look, feel and behave,
mind noticing (and hopefully not judging) my response.
has opened paths into unexpected territory,
each step--even the prickly ones--
providing information and provoking thought.
about the world.
can thrill me to tears.
is that the deeper I go
the more I am compelled by
and delicate threads that insist on taking their own shape.