Tag: christian living

Daily Reads 11.17.2019

Today, whether you are in community worship or at home in your recliner, take a few minutes to be wrenchingly honest with yourself. Are you slowly moving away from where you want to be? Are you taking care of the important things along the way like family, children, relationships? And most important of all, your …

Daily Reads 11.16.2019

Sewing reveals my imperfections. You see, nothing I make is exactly perfect. Sometimes I do the hard work of taking my stitches out and redoing the sewing. Other times, I let it go. Recently, my greatest imperfection is my inability to measure correctly. I get it all ready to do the final sewing and my …

Daily Reads 11.15.2019

When I sew, I use special feet on my machine to ensure the desired results. My 1/4 inch foot helps me keep my seam exactly at 1/4 inch width. The button hole foot delivers a perfect button hole every time. The button foot enables me to sew a button on in exactly the right place …

Daily Reads 11.14.2019

Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts. Don’t talk out of both sides of your mouth; avoid careless banter, white lies, and gossip. Keep your eyes straight ahead; ignore all sideshow distractions. Watch your step, and the road will stretch out smooth before you. Look neither right nor left; leave evil in the …

Daily Reads 11.13.2019

Sewing requires a certain amount of precision. I piece quite a few quilt tops. If you wonder what I do with all of them, I do too. Maybe they will become wedding gifts…who knows. Piecing requires a great deal of precision. Generally, a one quarter inch seam allowance is required for accurate piecing. Actually, though, …

As I Sew…

Today we are getting the first real snow of the season. I admit, it isn’t really pretty yet. The snow is fine and wet, just beginning to cover the ground. The grass still peaks through and the concrete is warmer than the snow, so it melts off pretty fast. Today it isn’t giving me warm …