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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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Faith, Inspired

A season for pruning

We have a mountain ash in our backyard that is bursting with berries this year!  Dozens of bright orange clusters heavily weigh down the limbs of our little tree.  The branches are literally drooping, almost touching the ground.  Last year the entire tree produced only one berry cluster so you can imagine my excitement this summer.  Our little tree is flourishing! I wonder though…is there a point where that tree might be producing too many berries for its own good?  As I thought more  ...

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Create, Faith, Generosity, Inspired, WarmHands

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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Faith, Inspired

Humble steps back down

I continue to grow in my faith each time I follow what I like to call “nudges” that I receive from the Holy Spirit.  I’ve been feeling another one of those nudges these past few months.  He brought to my attention a bitterness that has been lingering deep within me.   A situation involving another person occurred a number of years ago that I have struggled to let go of and forgive.  I have to admit I was well aware of the bitterness I felt because whenever their name came  ...

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