• homeschooling

    creating collages as a way of practicing letting go

    We’ve been making collages here recently, and I’m finding it very relaxing for the very same reason I used to find them stressful. I used to hate cutting into some old magazine. It didn’t matter how long the magazine had sat unread, I didn’t want to damage it. There would always be that possibility that at some point someone would want to read about whatever it was the article was about. Then too, there would always be the possibility that cutting out one picture destroyed the picture on the other side. That sense of destruction used to make it too stressful. Now somehow I find it soothing. As I cut…