I love sewing and have plenty of material witnesses.

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” Leonardo da Vinci

Blessed are they who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. Voltaire

“It is not what happens to you that determines how far you go in life, but it is what you do with what happens to you that’s going to determine how far you go in life.” Zig Ziglar

The only place housework comes before quilting is in the dictionary.

If you are thankful for what you have, it will always be enough.
If you focus on what you don’t have, you will never have enough.

“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.” Thomas Jefferson

Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s Troubles; it takes away today’s Peace.

“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford

Never accept unacceptable behavior, or you make it acceptable!

“It’s ok to disagree…it’s not ok to be disagreeable.”

“The most terrifying words in the English languare are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Ronald Reagan

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” Charles R. Swindoll

Happy moments, praise God.
Difficult moments, seek God.
Quiet moments, worship God.
Painful moments, trust God.
Every moment, thank God.

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

The best way to get even is…..FORGET!

A bed without a quilt is like a sky without stars…Sew On!

Nicest place to be: in someone’s thoughts.
Safest place to be: in someone’s prayers.
Best place to be: in God’s hands.

The road to success is not straight. There is a curve called Failure, A loop called Confusion, Speed bumps called Friends, Red lights called Enemies, And Caution lights called Family. You will have flats called Jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination, An engine called Perseverance, Insurance called Faith, And a driver called Jesus, You will make it to a place called Success.

If you keep on doing what you’ve been doing you’re going to keep on getting what you’ve been getting.” – Zig Ziglar

“Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.”- Michael Landon

Knowledge talks, Wisdom listens.

Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.

It is better to aim at the impossible than to be content with the inferior.” From Beautiful Girlhood by Karen Andreola

If you can’t be kind, be vague.

Four boxes keep us free: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge box.

For best results: Wash in cold water separately, hang dry and iron with warm iron.
For not so good results: Drag behind car through puddles, blow-dry on roof rack.

 

God’s answers:
You say: “It’s impossible”
God says: All things are possible (Luke 18:27)

You say: “I’m too tired”
God says: I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28-30)

You say: “Nobody really loves me”
God says: I love you (John 3:16 & John 3:34)

You say: “I can’t go on”
God says: My grace is sufficient (II Corinthians 12:9 & Psalm 91:15)

You say: “I can’t figure things out”
God says: I will direct your steps (Proverbs 3:5-6)

You say: “I can’t do it”
God says: You can do all things (Philippians 4:13)

You say: “I’m not able”
God says: I am able (II Corinthians 9:8)

You say: “It’s not worth it”
God says: It will be worth it (Roman 8:28)

You say: “I can’t forgive myself”
God says: I Forgive you (I John 1:9 & Romans 8:1)

You say: “I can’t manage”
God says: I will supply all your needs (Philippians 4:19)

You say: “I’m afraid”
God says: I have not given you a spirit of fear (II Timothy 1:7)

You say: “I’m always worried and frustrated”
God says: Cast all your cares on ME (I Peter 5:7)

You say: “I’m not smart enough”
God says: I give you wisdom (I Corinthians 1:30)

You say: “I feel all alone”
God says: I will never leave you or forsake you (Hebrews 13:5)

“If you laugh a lot, when you get older your wrinkles will be in the right places.” Andrew Mason

“Going to church does not make you a Christian any more than going to McDonalds makes you a hamburger.”

If you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.

Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits, they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.