blanket · WIP

My Week In Stitches – Baby Blankets Without Owners

I always feel like I have catching up to do when I miss long periods of time.  I know I don't "have to" but this time I definitely will, because there's a story to it. See, once upon a time (around May) I started making baby blankets.  I have only made a couple of baby… Continue reading My Week In Stitches – Baby Blankets Without Owners

Bible · personal growth

Digging Deeper: On the Usefulness of the Aesthetic

Ephesians 2:10 tells us that God created us for good works, works that He “prepared beforehand” for us. As someone who makes things by hand, I sometimes wonder if I contribute “enough” to the Kingdom. Goodness, as a mom with a full time secular career I wonder that. But here in Exodus, I find people just like me, prepared by upbringing and situation to be in the exact place God needed to fulfill His purpose. Usefulness is not determined by what we do, but by how we do it - cheerfully, obediently, skillfully, and with complete commitment.