There’s a kind of unique relationship between strangers that I’ve only noticed in two walks of life. One is as a Salvationist on those very rare occasions that I’m in a public place and wearing a Salvation Army t-shirt. How many of us have been in a town centre and seen a salvationist in theirContinue reading “The Fellowship of the Knitting Salvationist”
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Sharing your lunch
Whether the story is about miracles, or giving what little you have or that we can feed the world if we all share, it’s a story worth telling.
Dolls of Worth
I’ve an idea I’ve been thinking about and playing with for some time, which I think can become something useful.
My biggest problem though is how to explain what’s in my mind… but here goes.
A Bible study flag!
Turning sketches into flags
Meaning in the cloth – rethinking the prayer shawl
After the band have played the last note, the choir have sat down, the sermon done, the Amen said… the prayer shawl continues on and travels with the person in need.
Rethinking The Prayer Shawl
I’ve known about prayer shawls for some time now, its a simple idea, knit a shawl while praying for a person, then give the shawl to the person and let the prayers and blessings you prayed into the shawl continue to bless. I heard that a local church held regular prayer shawl groups and IContinue reading “Rethinking The Prayer Shawl”
That’s how you make a soldier
It was a friendly corps, one of those smaller, but growing places that I love.
A few other visitors arrived and I realised it was a special day, the enrolment of three new salvationists. A family, mum, dad and son.
Singing the old songs
I was picking up the message without being forced or coerced, unaware that it was happening. Looking back, at some of my darkest times, a song has started in my mind that, at some point in my life, he put there.
Never underestimate a Yorkshire lass.
I try to keep my on line image as a crafting person very organised and positive (apart from the odd moan). Recently though, something happened that I can only say is a bit of a wonder. So, I’ve decided to start some personal blogs about the ‘Me’ behind Betty Virago. Take these posts or leaveContinue reading “Never underestimate a Yorkshire lass.”