Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gift #661: Stretchers of healing

My church is going through a study of the gospel of Mark and today’s sermon covered the beginning of chapter 2, where Jesus heals a paralyzed man.  His friends bring him to Jesus’ home, but there is such  a crowd … Continue reading

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Gift #660: Random knitting thoughts, or why do I have these needles in my hand?

I have been knitting a sock a day.  No, this is not part of a rehab program.  It’s an informal challenge I’ve set myself over the past week.  The pattern was the project of the month at my local knit … Continue reading

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Gift #659: Maleficent

I’ve always loved fairytales for their ability to convey universal truth disguised as an engaging story.  A lot of my worldview, and especially the way I relate to the gospel story of redemption, stems from the influence of fairytales in … Continue reading

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Gift #658: The side of a mountain

Today I wanted to share with you one of my most favorite places in all the world – the side of my beloved mountain.  I’ve blogged about how special this mountain is to me before; for years now I have … Continue reading

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Gift #657: Frog Friends

Summer is in full swing and I’ve been enjoying one of the great gifts of this season – frog song in the evening.  The little pond by the deck is just bursting with greeny, glorious froggy friends.  There are six … Continue reading

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Gift #656: Yarn Store

Today I visited a yarn store.  I had not been in one since the trip to Denver (other than one week for knit night) and that’s a very long stretch for me.  I was rather in withdrawal and in desperate … Continue reading

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Gift #655: Thank you cards for the dogs

It’s time for a card share today since I haven’t done one in a while.  The layout for these cards came from my stamp club meeting on Saturday.  It’s a quick and easy card front which can be used for … Continue reading

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