"There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic. "

Anais Nin

Nu Shu

Writing for women, Nu Shu

Follow the previous link , you'll discover on You Tube a great video showing you Chinese women, explaining what Nu shu was...When women couldn't write, at least weren't allowed to, they created their own writing...That language was not really meant to be spoken but to be sang...
That was a great opportunity to communicate , secretly...
You may also discover some of these beautiful texts in PamelaK. Metz and JacquelineL. Tobin's book:
The Tao of women...
Here is an example...

2 comments:

bohemiannie! art said...

Thank you for the link to that lovely video. I love Emergence. How beautiful.

Helena said...

Thank you, what a beautiful blog.

Claudine, I re-found and re-read your lovely letter to me today, and I am making you something. I hope to be able to send it in time for Easter.

Love, tea and cake,
Helena
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