In Weaving a Woman’s Life: Spiritual Lessons from the Loom, an award-winning, inspirational book for women, Paula Chaffee Scardamalia shows how the ancient wisdom of the loom illuminates our lives as daughters, wives, mothers, and artists.
Before knitting, before crocheting, and long before the art of sewing, there was weaving – the ultimate archetypal action of intertwining thread to form a grander, more cohesive whole.
Over the course of two decades of weaving at her loom and creating colorful handwovens that sell at exclusive galleries around the country, Paula learned the deeper meaning of weaving, and how what is traditionally known as women’s work is a direct reflection and a powerful metaphor of how women bring together the many threads of their hearts, souls, and passions to weave a rich tapestry of life.
Weaving a Woman’s Life is meditation, methodology, and mentoring for any woman who wants to design or repair the fabric of her life with insight, humor, common sense, and compassion.
Chapters include: Quality Tools—Physical and Spiritual; Time and Space—Making Room for Who We Are; Forgiveness—Mending Broken Threads; and Endings as Beginnings—Transforming Loss into Life; and others.