I received a lovely gift this week from my late Godmother’s children. They had been going through some of her belongings when a little hummingbird brooch appeared.
As a child my Godmother/Aunt Joan, had been one of my favourite people. Always happy and relaxed she was a joy to be around.
Given that hummingbirds are only just becoming well known in the UK…signifying more exotic and warmer climes, I imagine she found this little brooch on one of her many travels abroad.
Many ancient peoples believed that hummingbirds were messengers between different worlds, symbolising eternity, continuity and infinity.
I will cherish this little brooch and consider it a message from my Aunt Joan who is hopefully smiling broadly and enjoying a new and different world:)
On that note, I hope that everyone is holding up during the run up to Christmas. It can all get a bit much…..however, today I will go to a carol singing concert given by the little children from St. Mary’s School. The same children I painted with a couple of months ago.