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Monday, December 29, 2014

I'm here for you....

If it isn't a death it is the dreaded Cancer that is striking.
A friend from church has a very rare kind of cure for it...she is actually the second person I know from my church with this same cancer.  Only 1500 people a year in the US have this kind of blood disease.  I knitted her a Prayer Shawl, she will start some chemo next week...41 weeks of chemo...weekly!!
She was told 5 - 7 years to live, I am thinking with all the progress made with cancers and cures, that perhaps we cannot give up hope that one will happen and she will have many many more years to live and give praise to the Lord.
I totally copied a card by Debby Hughes in a copics online card class...well, I didn't have all the stamps she used, but the design is hers...the flower is the same it is from Clearly Besotted Happy Everything.
Heart Hugs!


  1. You are such a wonderful person Colleen!! I'm sorry to read this about your friend. I'm sure between the shawl and your card she will feel your love and support!! Beautiful job!!

  2. A beautiful card Colleen, and I'm sure it will brighten your friends day! New advances in cancer treatments ARE happening all the time, so praying one for your friend will be found soon!

  3. So sorry to hear about your friend! So sweet of you to make her a prayer shawl. I'm sure it will be appreciated! I'll keep her in thought and prayer and hoping the best for her!

  4. It is such bad news to hear of a friend who is battling cancer or any life threatening disease. My neighbor just learned she has ovarian cancer and our next door neighbor had a stroke. I know your friend will enjoy her prayer shawl and your prayers for her. How sweet of you to do that. The card is beautiful.

  5. I am sorry to hear about your friend's diagnosis. You are right, with advances in medicine you never know what may happen! Your card is gorgeous and I am sure your friend will appreciate it and your beautiful prayer shawl.

  6. Ooohhh Colleen so sorry to hear about your friend. Your card is gorgeous and i am sure your friend will appreciate the prayer shawl you have made for her with so much love.


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