Be Joyful

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, but in EVERYTHING by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the PEACE OF GOD, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7

These are verses I memorized years ago and they are written on my heart. There are times when I still need to remember not to be anxious, but I eventually listen to my heart saying these verses. I didn't really understand what the "peace of God" was until I experienced it. It's having peace inside you, even when you're going through heartbreaking situations and trials. It does "surpass ALL understanding" and you know it comes from GOD alone. Praise the Lord for His wonderful promises!

I love, love, love what I do. I am passionate about the things I create and the talents God has placed in me. I SO appreciate the time you take to look at my things and the comments you all leave me!

Blessings to you!


Saturday, February 25, 2023

Where Has the Time Gone


This is long overdue, but I just wanted to say how much I love to create things and how much I miss it.  

Back in 2017, I went back to work full time outside the home.  I found it really difficult to do both work and be creative and had to concentrate on work unfortunately.  I know there are lots of you that do both, and I use to be one of them, but not so much for me the past few years.  I just couldn’t find the energy and it made me a little sad to even be in my craft room.

I’ve created little things here and there and have sometimes finished the inside of one of my many cards from my stash to give to someone special I care about.  I haven’t really created anything worth posting here though.

Whenever I go through my stash of cards, I remember making them and the many hours it took to make them perfect and how much I loved it.  How much I loved to color the images and pick the right colors.  How I would forget to eat lunch till it was too close to dinner and stay in my craft room till 11:00 at night till my back ached.  Now, I go in my craft room and can’t remember where anything is!  Like the basic things I used all the time.  Not to mention the many “things” blocking my way in the craft room.  I’m not even sure I can remember how to color anymore.  I will say that I did make a bow the other day and much to my amazement, I remembered how to use my bow easy.  Thank goodness!  

Anyway, I just wanted to say how much I miss it and miss all of you.  I can’t wait to be creative again and use the talents God has given me that bring me so much joy!




  1. Thanks for the update. I miss seeing your creations.

  2. I really love everything you create and the things that you write about! I hope so much that you wont stop! You're crafts and writing are so inspiring and it would be such a shame if you stop. Of course I certainly understand about other obligations that have to be a priority when you least expect it and how hard it is to do both. I was just starting a blog and my own crafting when my mother was diagnosed with dementia. Everything went down hill very fast and I was very involved with her care. I no longer had the heart or desire to write or create. My mother passed 4 years ago, so I'm struggling myself with getting back to what gave me so much happiness. I hope you will come back also, if you can.


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