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It all began with one caring heart!

Thanks to many loving hands that have contributed to our mitten ministry, we have reached 755 pairs of mittens.  We are still aiming to reach our goal of 2000 pairs by mid December of this year.  Our goal may seem lofty given it’s already the end of October, but we aren’t at the finish line yet!  I have faith and believe God can work wonders when our hearts are motivated by His love and we worship Him in all we do. When something feels far too big for me I look to God to help  ...

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A Few More Mittens on the Line!

I spent a few rainy afternoons last week knitting mittens and then just couldn’t resist hanging them out on a line once the sunshine broke through the clouds!  I’ve been gravitating towards brighter colours lately and am literally finding new excitement as I create each mitten. The bright pinks, purples and yellows are so inspiring.  Spring has finally arrived and we can all come out of hibernation!  As we enjoy springs arrival, mitten production at CommuKNITy Cares is not  ...

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SMITTEN with MITTENS!

She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy. Proverbs 31:20 I would like to take you back to the morning of November 29, 2017. In just four short weeks, a charitable group of women with busy hands helped us reach our goal of knitting and crocheting 100 pairs of hand made mittens that were to be handed out alongside the Salvation Army’s Christmas toy hamper program at our church.  That morning I stood behind a table displaying, not 100, but actually 158 pairs of  ...

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I crochet… and I PRAY!

How do I pray?  I don’t know what to say .  Is there anyone out there that has felt the same hesitation towards their prayer time? My first introduction to prayer was the Lord’s Prayer. I’m thankful for my early school years where in our classrooms we began each day by singing “Oh Canada”,  followed by “God Save the Queen” and then in unison we recited the Lord’s Prayer. Little did I know that a foundation of beginning each day in prayer was set for  ...

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