"At times, when home felt too close, nature gave my mind a safe place to rest. All the while, the forest’s slow growth and decay resembled the illness that was consuming life as I knew it. You Felt the Roots Grow was born in a time between hope and grief. It is my personal experience as a daughter, in which I face the bittersweetness of transience, the poetry within loss and the incompleteness of memory." S.H
After seven years of illness, Sabine father battle with his cancer was coming to an end. she was torn between conflicting emotions, as her sister became a mother around the same time her father’s health declined.
Watching a new life grow whilst another was weakening redefined her understanding of time - it became clear just how fragile life really is.