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Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Each year the Tapestry Women's Team at our church says a special thank you for those ladies who have volunteered in any way to help the Women's Ministry. This year was no exception.
The Tapestry Team put together a lovely evening with appetizers and desserts, tea and coffee and testimonies by some of the Tapestry Team. All volunteers were given a free ticket, and those ladies who still wanted to attend but had not volunteered were charged $10.

It was a lovely evening. Most of the ladies had had their supper before they came, but with all the appetizers and desserts, veggies, fruit, etc., available, no one really needed to. The Women's Ministry Team outdid themselves. It was an amazing evening. and after the food and testimonies the volunteers were asked to stand and then the ladies handed each volunteer a book written by Kerry and Chris Shook, called Love At Last Sight, 30 Days to
Grow and Deepen Your Closest Relationships. We were not expecting that, the meal was more than enough.

On top of that, I received an extra gift. I had invited my son's former girlfriend to attend and I bought her a ticket. She and my son had been at church with me on Sunday. She told me on Sunday that she was going to paint me a picture. She gave me a lovely picture of a purple rose (my favorite color) with the leaves and stem and she wrote the verse from Isaiah 40.8 beside it. It was a lovely oil painting done on a small canvas. She told me she had painted the picture in an hour. She is going to paint me a landscape. She is a very artistic young lady.
I am going to ask her if she would be willing to paint a picture to be used in our Silent Auction at our Women's Christmas Brunch. I have to find a place to hang my picture. What a lovely start to the week after a beautiful Sunday with a visit from my son after church. God is good.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HEALTHYSLIM2 10/18/2013 3:35AM

    Wow - sounds like such a special time. God is indeed so good!

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ROZEEROZ1 10/16/2013 8:26AM

    The young lady sounds really talented. Any chance DS and she can get back together again? Sounds like you had a neat church event as well. emoticon

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GABIBEAR 10/9/2013 10:54PM

    That sounds so beautiful Darlene! Sounds like a fantastic time. What a nice evening! And what a sweet gesture on both your part (in buying your son's former girlfriend a ticket) and her part (by painting you such a nice picture)! God is Good for sure!!!

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NADINEL 10/9/2013 9:52AM

    That sounds like you had a lovely time. God is so good to us!

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1CRAZYDOG 10/9/2013 9:03AM

    What a wonderful weekend. HUG!

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MSLZZY 10/9/2013 7:29AM

    Simply wonderful that she painted a picture for you. Such talent is hard to find so hang on to her!

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EMPRESSAMQ 10/9/2013 4:06AM

    Sounds really nice.

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JUDITH316 10/9/2013 2:17AM

    What a lovely evening and Sunday for you, and what a lovely surprise to receive a lovely painting, sounds gorgeous... I'm so thrilled you are able to have this time with your son, and that he is coming out to Church with you...I rejoice with you...God's Blessings on your week, also I hope you are getting together with some of your Church Friend's and Family for Thanksgiving...Wow, hard to believe a whole year has gone by, just think, I was back your way for Thanksgiving 2012 and my Birthday. This year I'm with all my family, we are meeting at Stan and Brenda, my son and daughter-in-law's home, turkey dinner and all the trimmings... emoticon emoticon

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SILVER1369 10/9/2013 12:49AM

    So glad that you had such a wonderful evening!! emoticon

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LOWCARBRENEE 10/9/2013 12:33AM

    Glad it was amazing!

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