Some things have to be experienced…

Life Lesson #2: Some things simply have to be experienced



Click to visit the online exhibit.


I came across this exhibit several months ago while doing a search for “Irish linen,” and I’ve been watching for a time to share it with you. Experiencing it online was powerful enough; I can’t even imagine seeing it in person.  So many handkerchiefs. So many names, lovingly sewn in meticulous chain stitches.


Take a look… then come back and tell me what you think–and feel.





Have you ever seen or experienced anything like this? What’s something else you can think of that simply “has to be experienced–no explanation necessary”?


Did you miss a previous Life Lesson?  They’re all listed HERE.


  1. Very powerful!

  2. That’s pretty amazing–so sad and so powerful. The sheer size and number of names really brings home the enormity of the loss of life.