1. Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy,whose trust, ever child-like, no cares could destroy, be there at our waking, and give us we pray, your bliss in our hearts, Lord, at the break of the day. 2. Lord of all eagerness, Lord of all faith, whose strong hands were skilled at the plane and the lathe, be there at our labors, and give … Continue reading Hopefulness
Doing an I-cord cast-on for a Prayer Shawl I decided to try my hand at designing. If it turns out OK, I’ll have it here as a free pattern. I got the yarn last week on a trip to Cloverhill Yarns to get a circular needle for another project. A woman was donating the yarn for a prayer Shawl and I offered to make one, … Continue reading Sitting at the Crush Cafe, Minding My Own Business
I did paperwork and caught up on e-mails and scheduled visits, so most of the work I set out to do today has been done. For the most part, it’s been a time of quiet reflection – and not “just” about 9/11/01. That was a horrible day – a day that will always live in my memory as long as I have memory to search. … Continue reading A Quiet Day
Well, dear reader, if I have any, it has finally happened- the hubs and I are empty nesters. After 35.7 years, 35.7 LONGGGGG years:) and believe it or not, I am a little sad about that. But we had more than our fair share of blessings in the kid department, so it makes sense that the time would come later rather than sooner. Though … Continue reading There’s an empty spot- must need to buy more yarn!