Do you know the quote “Love gives you wings”? Well, my love story is different. My name is Lora Lee and my love gave me roots. This is the story of my metalsmith journey.
When I first met my husband he wore this wooden tree pendant all the time. When I inquired about it, he told me he had carved it by hand and had been wearing it for years.
He quit wearing it awhile back and I thought about it the other day, wondering where it was. I dug around and found it. I cast it in sterling silver for him. It weighs 26 grams. He loved it.
There are so many distractions in life. Things to think about, see, understand or worry about. Sometimes it all becomes so overwhelming and hard to see a light at the end of the tunnel. I have learned over the years to stop, refocus my thoughts and actions, to put them towards positive things instead of the negatives. If I can't control it, LET IT GO. I can't control anything but myself. I am in charge of my actions and my thoughts. So it's up to me to change how those things affect me and the people around me.