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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Three more Christmas ornaments

It's been a sad time for me over the past three weeks.  My Dad finally lost his hard-fought battle with heart, kidney, and liver failure.  He almost made it to his 92nd birthday.  He suffered in his last weeks, and so did his family. It was a blessing to see him at peace.

I've hardly picked up a needle in the past few weeks, and I must say I didn't really feel like stitching today, but I had a stern chat with myself and feel a lot better for having finished up these three ornaments, which were waiting in my basket for finishing.

This is adapted from a Renee Nanneman in Need'l Love Company's L10-HN "Huckleberry Noel".  I changed the message from "Christmas Love" to "Christmas Joy".

These two ornaments just grew as I stitched.


Annie said...

So sorry to hear about your father. I hope you can find peace through your stitching.

Le trame della Galaverna said...

I' am sorry for your loss.
I will pray for you.

Julie said...

I sorry to read your sad news.
Beautiful ornaments you've created.

Blu said...

I'm sorry about your loss.

Anne said...

Im very sorry to hear about your Dad, but I feel as you do, there is a certain peace. God Bless,