when attending to the breath,inhaleexhaleyou are fully present.you are right where you are.this is a precious thing,being present. but it need not be rare – for the breath is always with usand you can return to ithowever often you wish.————offerings have a way of travelling. these came to me and the idea wouldn't leave.so through my heart and handssmall offering bowls are now made – i often tremble when i begin,the potential energy of body and spiritcoming to a readiness. as i stampfirehammerfirehammerrepeatrepeat…these thoughtswords and ideas are set out into the ether.the ether that you inhabitthe etherthat holds the moonthe etherthat caresses blades of grassas it moves past.i have always found a deep sense of peacewhen working with my hands. but this idea of small metal effortsthat are shaped like cupped handsand havebeen worked with not just fireand steelbut love and peaceso that you might make an offeringto whatever is meaningful in your life and to take it wherever you need itresonates.bowl measures approx. 3″ acrossall are slightly different in color as that is determined by flame and quenching. i do not polish off all of the torch fired patina as that is a part of the process and i favor the rawness.each bowl arrives in a hand stitched pouch that serves as a small mat. the final picture serves an an example.