Sunday, June 22, 2008

A Blessing

According to my records, we have raised $4,433.00 for the suffering people of Darfur.

May we labour in love & selflessness for the people of Darfur, & therefore for our planet !

I would like to share with you some words from a reader who I like to believe lays in orchards dreaming of ways to encourage others. I like to think of it as the Darfur Blessing. I like to think of it as a prayer. This blessing is a compilation of a gift of words and encouragement from a supporter, edited to serve as a prayer. This prayer reminds me that the project began as a desire to respect and respond to what I believed God was asking me to do for the orphaned and the widows, the hungry and the imprisoned, the cold and the naked.

May you lovingly recycle foraged fabrics with a passion, driven by a dedicated goal to save lives, may caring & inspiration spark zeal in many so they too can make a difference in the world! May your sewing machines hold fast & continue to produce beautiful bags under your artful hands. The people who purchase your bags will be like ripples in the pond of life, spreading your message far & wide everytime the bags are admired & their story is told !!
May truth and purity; and God-given focus reign in your mind, your good heart, your artistry, your honesty & your desperately important cause. May God grant you the greatest success in raising funds & awareness for Darfur.

Reducing, Reusing, Recycling,
All Ways,
Always !!

(Thank you to the writer of blessings, who spreads life and joy beneath the fragrance of her yard of apples.....)


mmichele said...

that is amazing!!

Roo said...


Anonymous said...

Mother of four, caregiver of many
...bodies, minds, and spirits.
Infinite love in a finite world.
Your love re-purposed!
Many are grateful.

esther said...

WOW joyce!!
that's tremendous...

jb said...

so beautiful. :)

today i was having my ultrasound and the technician commented that she REALLY liked my bag, "where did you get it?" and i had the opportunity to tell her about you. :) it's fun, i get comments always in the strangest places about my bag. so cool!!