Sunday, May 14, 2017

Celebrating A Win

Daily Draw: Enchanted Tarot ~ 6 of Wands

I'm trying to think if I've ever entered any physical contests. None as an individual.  I played basketball for two years in high school, once I was old enough to get a real job that ended. In the 90s I entered a number of quilt shows, there is all kind of ribbons on the back of a door. And I'm thinking of entering the 365 quilt I'm working on now, it is so unusual.

I'm reminded by this card of victory I'm not a competitive person. I'm glad that stress isn't part of my life, although I do understand on some level. My competitor each day is me. My newest win? A six inch quilt block with 82 pieces which finished perfect to size. If you think that is easy, try it. Perhaps the key is our inside/backside has to be as good as the front?

"How can we do our best when we are spending our energies trying to make others lose--and fearing that they will make us lose?" ~ Alfie Kohn 1957-   No Contest