Hi friends! It has been mild here. The snow is slowly melting. :)
I left a comment on Kim's blog the other day, telling her how awesome her new poodle thread keep is. She comes up with designs and her talented husband uses his new scroll saw to make beautifully crafted thread keeps. Well Kim emailed me back. She told me she would like to send me it! She and he made it for me! What?! Well my gifts arrived yesterday from sweet Kim. Take a look.
Thank you once again Kim for your friendship and kindness!
I have finished stitching the bottom border of Theotokos. I will now roll it up to the top on the scroll bars and stitch up the top portion.
I am trying harder this Lent to focus on God. More than I ever have before. I hope to improve every year. I have given up hot chocolates and tea chai lattes (I do not drink coffee), meat, and chocolate for the whole duration of Lent. I have eliminated these foods, not because they are somehow unclean or sinful, but because human beings when content and satisfied, find it much more difficult to focus on God. Jesus did not say, if you fast. He said, when you fast. Fasting is part of the spiritual life. I find it kinda hard. I am hoping to strengthen my spirit through this.
Have a wonderful day my friends! Thank you for spending a little time with me today.
Stitching and praying,