CRAFT FROM BEGINNING TO END

‘The day had begun early.

 I was awake anyway, so could put the time to good use, trying to complete a charity project.

But before I began, as usual, I took my Quiet Time – and there before me was my prayer for the day! For people of God-given talents and gifts to use them for God’s glory and for the benefit of all!

Once up, with the crochet behind me, I spent the morning sewing for my craft stall. Later in the day, at the village Craft 4 Charity meeting, while we worked we discussed two new initiatives we could get involved in, a Peace blanket, to be made by people of all faiths, and a Prayer Shawl ministry run by the Methodist minister.  In the evening, I continued knitting.

A day of craft from beginning to end, crochet, sewing and knitting all for the work of God in various ways. However, He was not done yet!

The next day I again woke early and this time He spoke to me in the words of Paul’s farewell to the Ephesians (Acts Ch 20 v35) ‘In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words of Christ Himself, “It is more blessed to give than to receive”’

 

I wrote these words in my journal many months ago, but they are as relevant now as they were then. Especially relevant as we embark on a new venture.  Our craft has a great purpose, it is being used to raise funds to find a cure for AHC (Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood)*, and because of the restrictions of Covid 19 we are now moving on line to widen our horizons. www.grannymaud.co.uk

 I hope as you read, you feel moved to look at our crafts, the items that you would normally find on our stall at a craft fair. Please be generous!

*For more information on AHC and the family we support please watch www.humantimebombs.com


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