A Beautiful, New Gift



Love and protect thee, forever

Guardian represents the overwhelming feelings of motherhood, and the desire to protect your new baby forever. The image of an infant cradled closely in her mother’s arms is a symbol of the tremendous feelings of love a mother experiences when holding her new child. This figure could suggest a guardian spirit of protection. She could also be comforting to someone who has lost a child; a reminder of the love and caring a mother always feels, regardless of where her child is. I used the word ‘thee’ in the sentiment as an intimate way of talking to an infant. I think the word has a poetic sound and shows reverence and tenderness. It’s the sort of word reserved for someone you love.

Susan Lordi

You can find Lyndell at gettingitsorted: Life after loss and the steps to remain sane. Lyndell is also a bereaved parent who is now pregnant with her subsequent child, bonsai.

You can find Susan’s Willow Tree® sculptures here. Susan Lordi hand carves each original Willow Tree® sculpture. Pieces are cast from her original carving, and then individually painted by hand.


One thought on “A Beautiful, New Gift

  1. Lyndell says:

    Love it when husbands are good listeners like that 🙂 I keep my guardian right beside my bed.

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