Month: January 2009

Inside the Smocked Sewing Case

Just a rough take of the inside of the sewing case. Still have some ends to tie up or sew up! This project will be in our spring issue. I’m playing with the camera; still trying to master the aperture and shutter! The embroidery is just french knots, chain stitches and straight stitches. Pretty. I …

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The Story

The article is much longer than this, so I thought I would post the part of her brother’s situation, for the full article go to the link in the previous post. “My brother, Phil Howard, was a missionary up in Northwest Territory in Canada. When he first went up there, he could not gain the …

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A Challenge

I used to love Elisabeth Elliot’s program Gateway to Joy. Today I ran across one of her shows that talks about something that we have been focusing on, forgiveness. Isn’t it hard? We can choose to forgive the person who hurt us, even though they won’t even think of doing the right thing themselves. I …

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Whole Grain Oatmeal Cookies

Good morning to all! I thought I would post a recipe this morning. Our family loves nuts, especially pecans. Last week, a friend of mine sent me a whole box of pecans! The children began dutifully snacking and I made some cookies. Oatmeal Cookies In the Bosch mixer with the cookie paddles, place: 3 sticks softened …

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Forgiveness: Part II

Having some thoughts this morning.. Do you forgive easily? On the spot, take the apology, no questions asked, no rehashing of events, no accusing, wipe the slate clean, forgive? Do you know that Jesus wiped your slate clean? Anything other than doing the same for another will make you miserable. Not only that, one day …

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Antique Thoughts

I have a real want to go antique shopping. Don’t get me wrong, I hate clutter when it doesn’t have a purpose. How many of you like to go window shopping in an antique store? Some of the items aren’t really antique, but only replicas, and I really don’t know much about that. It’s interesting …

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