• Fickleness of Grief

    Grief is a fickle fiend. And totally unpredictable. We have all experienced the loss of a loved one at some point or another. Some a long time ago, and some very recent. There is a difference between mourning and grieving. Mourning is a time period after death, which is the expression of an experience, involving loss, causing grief, occurring as a result of someone’s death. Grief is the response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, grief also has…

  • Star Trek Discovery Row

    Today’s pattern is for the Star Trek Discovery Row along I took part in with Fandom in Stitches. You can find the rest of the rows on their website here. http://www.fandominstitches.com/2011/04/star-trek.html#startrekalong You can download my row below.

  • Summer Sensations

    In my clean up and re organizing I found another old pattern, that I haven’t shared yet. Summer Sensations, is a paper pieced Camping quilt. The size is a lap blanket, or can be used for picnicking.

  • Test Pattern Butterfly 1

    Hi everyone, I am looking for someone who can test some paper pieced butterfly patterns. There are 5 different butterflies. If you are willing, please use the contact form if you are interested. Then I can email the pattern to…

  • Languishing

    I have found myself suddenly at a point in my life, without realizing that I have been traveling that way for awhile now. And to be honest, I have noticed a lot of people suffering the same fate. Especially during…

  • A Guide To Retreat Book Review

    On a hunt for books in a second hand book shop, down in Shelly Beach, I found this gem of a book. It looked like it had not been read and brand new, and was priced at R20. The book…

  • Psalm 62:1-8

    Journeying through the Psalms Psalm 62:1-8 Trust God. David offers a supreme description of pure trust in God. The Psalm has three parts, the first part confesses reliance on God, the second part speaks of trust and hope, and the…

  • Psalm 19:1-4

    Journeying through the Psalms Psalm 19:1-4 Both God’s creation and his Word reveals his greatness! In this Psalm, David’s steps of meditation take him from creation, through God’s Word, through David’s own sinfulness, to salvation. We are surrounded by fantastic…

  • Journeying through the Psalms

    This week we begin a new series of reflections, focused on the Psalms. I encourage you to continue with your Journalling, as we grow in our faith. Psalm 32 In Psalm 32, we read how David expresses the joy of…