Thursday, February 13, 2014

final four star blocks for the memory quilt

 I plan to make some heart blocks and then fill in with something else, not sure just what yet.  One more work day before a week off.  Just wish I could get the migraines under control.

My friend Debbie, the Traveling Quilter reminded me of this Bible verse yesterday:
"Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. 8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 9 But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me." 2 Corinthians 12:7-9 

I have been relying on my faith in God to get me through my days lately.  There is no way I could have gotten though the past three years without knowing God has a plan for me and for the pain I'm feeling.  I know that because of my migraines, I have more sympathy and understanding for others who are suffering.  Because of the pain, I am want to help others who are also suffering and want to do whatever I can to help take their pain away.  Pain is a serious motivator.

I also know that working on the quilts really does make me feel better and so I quilt.  The nurse told me to rest next week, or do something that made me feel better.  She said that if working on a quilt for 48 hours straight was something I needed to do, I should just do it.  If only she knew that's what I do most weekends :)


Farm Quilter said...

You are doing such a wonderful job on this quilt. I am looking forward to seeing the quilt finished. Praying the migraines abate. I've found that peppermint oil on my temples helps.

LJ said...

This quilt just makes me feel like crying. Too soon, too soon, my mind yells.