Creative Elizabeth Gilbert shared in her book Big Magic her favorite poem, written by another Gilbert, that included the phrase “stubborn gladness.” She liked it so much she had it tattooed on her wrist. It’s a tattoo in white, so it’s not super visible, but it’s there as a reminder to be stubbornly glad in this life.
That idea resonates with me. I like the idea of the text melding into the mandala, as a reminder, somewhat hidden, that in the lives we lead, we can always look to be stubbornly glad.
Listen to Carrie as she talks about Stubborn Gladness.
Embroidery floss on cotton, embroidery hoop, felt, thread
- Soft and durable 100% Spun Polyester cushion cover with an optional Polyester fill/insert
- Double side/reversible sublimation print for vivid colours
- Concealed zip opening for a clean look and easy care
- Custom printed when you order
Please note: this is a PRINT not an original embroidery
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