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How To Thread A Needle:

thoughts on turning darkness into light Life is a tapestry. That’s what people say—the celebrations and struggles, the determination to hope and love are like stitches taken to fill a waiting length of fine fabric. And those stitches, bold or … Continue reading

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Everyone’s mom says certain things and these things stay with us. Mothers say what is important to them, what they believe is true and they want their children to remember and live by– and when we think of our mothers, … Continue reading

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New Book Lovers Block of the Month Club Starting

Last year we gathered together at Cottonseed Glory in Annapolis, morning and evening to learn how to make the Solomon’s Puzzle Sampler Quilt and to discuss what we’ve been reading. The Book Lovers Block of the Month Club was the … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful About Friends

When you’re given a friend you never expected to find or meet, the blessing is especially sweet. This is what happened to me when I met Sandie Larsen.  Here’s how it happened, a friend at church, Karlene, is from Minnesota … Continue reading

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The tradition of hanging stockings has been important to me since I was little.  Instead of the fireplace,  we hung our stockings from the staircase railing.  We opened them before breakfast and found simple treats in them. My favorite was … Continue reading

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