Tag: encouragement

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… Read More

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… Read More

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,… Read More

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… Read More

Daily Reads 11.11.2019

Today is a memorable day. Veterans Day: the day our nation sets aside to honor the men and women who served in the Armed Forces. So to the many who have served, I say “Thank you for your service!” In addition to… Read More

Daily Reads 11.09.2019

“It’s your breath in our lungs so we pour out our praise ….” (Casting Crowns song “Great is our God”) Today use your breath to pour out your praise to God! Anxiety creeps in and steals our joy, our hope and our… Read More

Daily Reads 11.08.2019

Many situations cause anxiety. It seems to me they all point to our core longings. If we long to belong, we will be anxious that others will reject us. If we long for unconditional love, we will worry about being a disappointment…. Read More

Daily Reads 11.07.2019

Read: Genesis 2:7, John 20:22 Our breath is a gift from God. He breathed on Adam and Eve and filled them with the breath of life. As long as I keep breathing, I know I have the breath of God in me…. Read More

Daily Reads 11.02.2019

I love to read. I usually choose fiction and specifically books that feature a spy, detective, CIA operative or something along those lines. Recently, I have read more memoirs or true stories such as Fire Road, They Poured Fire on Us from… Read More

Daily Reads 11.01.2019

Job, thought to be the oldest writing in the Old Testament, is one of my favorite books. Some say it is an allegory contrasting man’s finiteness with God’s infinite, sovereign character. Some say it is the real life account of a man… Read More