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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
JT09_Bubbe_s_Child_Tent.jpg The Excitement of Working Life by LouiseSilk
There is so much going on in my studio these days: it's hard to know where to look. There are the quilts being developed for my show this January at the American Jewish Museum , including a tent fo...
ENHF_Run_the_day.jpg Never Go Back by LouiseSilk
I’m known for the fact that I hate to backtrack. It is an intuitive thing for me- it simply seems like a waste of time. Well, I finally found the book that explains the why behind the idea: Never G...
H5P8_Have_it_all.jpeg Tools To Elevate Mind and Spirit by LouiseSilk
Exercise Regularly to release endorphins, strengthen your immune system and give yourself a general sense of physical confidence and wellbeing. Meditate- Take a few minutes to sit still, listen to ...
HNVU_Under_The_Stars.JPG Ushpizin by LouiseSilk
My favorite aspect of Sukkot is inviting ushpizin, imaginary honored guests into the Sukkah , much like we invite Elijah at Passover.  Jewish Feminists (who have also added Miriam to the Seder tabl...
9FC0_Louise_Silk_artist.jpg Celebrating The Mature Phase Of One’s Career by LouiseSilk
I used to be very proud to state that I have over thirty years of quilting experience but as I was recently forced to realize that I’ve been a professional for over forty years, the feeling of prid...
41O7_embroidered_hamsa.jpg Return by LouiseSilk
Hashiveinu - Return Us Shared by Kohenet Ilana Joy Streit Return us to ourselves Return us to each other Return us to the earth Return us to our Land: the land beneath our feet Return us to This Mo...
KYW3_Morning_Ritual.jpg Work Rituals by LouiseSilk
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time. Charles Dickens Mason Cur...
FUMY_Carrot_Cake.jpg My Favorite Raw Carrot Cake by LouiseSilk
I was bragging to my friends about the magnificent desserts I am now keep stocked in my kitchen and they insisted I share the recipes. The first of these is the recipe I recently posted for Raw Bro...
QHA_EFTbodyPoints.jpg Emotional Freedom Technique by LouiseSilk
I know many people who swear by a tapping technique called Emotional Freedom Techniques or EFT. It is a healing tool that operates on the premise that we hold underlying emotional stress that imped...