OUR 2018 SELF-DISCOVERY GAME

LindaSue (See her letter in AROUND THE FRAME.) responded to our Self-Discovery game included in the December 2017 issue. She writes, “I played the “Blue Bird” 2017 Holiday Game. I saw a white bird! (A sign of peace.) I see the bird’s colors different from the Japanese psychologists. I see the blue bird is a […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

“I remember my grandparents… ” This month, Frances, Editor writes, “ I remember my father’s mother, Elizabeth. She had a great influence on my childhood. Before I started school, and later Saturdays she “kept” me while Mother and Daddy worked. Gramma Elizabeth loved me, but did not play with me. She cleaned, washed, cooked and […]

2018 SELF-DISCOVERY GAME

Malaina (See her “… Country Childhood” in FABRICS) says, “When I read this game, the first color that came to me for the bird flying out the window was gold.” About this choice Japanese psychologists Tadahiko Nagao and Isamu Saito say, “Those who said the bird turns golden can be described as fearless. You don’t’ […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

“One of my favorite simple pleasures is…” This month, Christa (Dec. ‘17) shares her thoughts. “One of my favorite simple pleasures is waking up before my family. I have fifteen minutes to myself every morning to watch the sun come up and sip my coffee without anyone making demands on me. This time alone gives […]

Holiday GIFT for 2017 – a self-discovery game

And for you  faithful readers, attached is our Holiday GIFT for 2017!  It’s another self-discovery game!  Don’t start shaking your head yet.  No drawing is required to play.  Simply give the situation presented a thought, make a choice and see what a Japanese psychologist team has to say about it. Of course, My response is […]

THE MONTHLY QUESTION

This month, our Ninepatch treasurer, Georgene (Sept. ‘17) comments on our question, “If you could wake up every morning and look out your bedroom window at the perfect view, what would that be?” Georgene says, “If I could wake up every morning and look out my bedroom window to see  any kind of nature vista, […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

This month Kay comments on, “My parents told me I was a ___ baby.” She says, “My mother told me I was a colicky baby when I was born. While my father served in the South Pacific during World War II, my mother lived with my father’s parents. Mother said my grandfather enjoyed holding me, […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

Frances, Editor recalls a family story to illustrate, our question for November, “My parents told me I was a ___ baby.” Frances says, “ “My parents do not remember me as a baby. Daddy was overseas fighting in’The Islands’ during WWII when I was born. He did not meet me in the flesh until I […]

OUR 2017 SELF-DISCOVERY GAME

LindaSue (July ‘17) shares her soul-game experience. “I chose number 1 –mostly. The soul is the same size as its body was in life. But, as in 4, the soul is also like a cloud or a vapor, a spirit without definite form. I do believe in heaven and hell. ‘… to be absent from […]

MONTHLY QUESTION

I remember my first paying job! Like Frances, I consider my first formal employment as my first job. My folks did not want me to work in high school so my first job came in my freshman fall of college. My sister-in-law arranged it. I became a front desk clerk at a hotel that primarily […]