After a few days of inactivity, the words of an old Salvation Army chorus came to me and what my dad had instilled in me throughout my life, came into effect.
This week I took the Bristol quilt to the Joanna house, home of our first quilt of hope, where it has pride of place in their quiet room.
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.
It always amazes me,that something as simple as an embroidered square of cotton can be part of a huge picture of blessings for women (and men) who we may never meet.
Be you! The World will adjust
This little box sends that message, that the end goal comes from tiny steps, and what better way to show that message than with a tiny sketchbook.
A few years ago I was visiting some friends for the weekend. On the Sunday we went to their church, the guy leading the service spoke about loneliness and commented that some people can go for days without seeing another person. My friends live in a christian community, so being alone is something they don’tContinue reading “The Loneliness of the long-distance Crafter – EPY Week 8”
I’ve just come home from one of the most frustrating evenings. I’ve been in London for the launch of the Joseph Rountree Foundation strategy for solving poverty in the UK. An important event which I urge you to search the hashtag #solveukpoverty and find the video of the event. At 4pm we (20 of us)Continue reading “The Poverty of Self Worth”
So, here we are. Sunday I was a student, today I am a business owner. I’m sitting here, with a mixture of expletives and tears, a bit in awe and a bit overwhelmed. Some of you were there in person back in 2013, when I stood in front of 400+ business leaders and civic leadersContinue reading “The “I Told You” lists”