Wednesday, 1 January 2020

WORDS...

So, here we are again, starting a new year,
with new goals, some challenges,
in HOPE, FAITH and LOVE...

Beginning December was quite stressful,
with our baby grandaughter JULIA (20 months old)
in a state of high fever and breathing distress.
She was diagnosed with double pneumonia,
and stayed for 3 days in intensive care,
and then another Week at the hospital...

She's now perfectly fine,
just as if Nothing happened,
but I must say it was quite a shock for us,
and we needed some time to get over that...


Needless to say, I was very far from sewing,
or doing anything crafty,
and even our Christmas tree was deorated at the last minute.

Yet, we had a lovely, quiet and grateful Christmas time
in familly, as well as a nice New Year's Eve...

I won't start this New Year with résolutions,
rather focus on special WORDS throughout the year.

GRATEFULNESS
For my dear, loving husband of 47 years,
For our 4 children, and 3 grand children,
For our family and dear friends,
For my quilting, that fills my soul,
and keeps giving me wonderful projects... 

CONTENTMENT
Being happy with what we have,
making do, and measure how Lucky we are
to live retirement together, and in health...

PERSEVERANCE
Focussing on daily handquilting,
slowly progressing on my current projects,
e.g. my "Sweet Surrender" quilt,
but mainly finishing what I started (recently, or long ago !)
I won't bother you with "THE LIST",
but it's quite clear in my head...


AND LAUGHING ...  A LOT !



HAPPY 2020, MY FRIENDS !

3 comments:

  1. So happy to see you here and know all is well. I also choose focus words for the year rather than setting a bunch of goals. Have a good one, my friend!

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  2. Oh, Nadine, I just got to this. I'm sooooo glad to hear that Julia has recovered!! She's a beautiful little sweetheart!!! Your words are perfect, and I hope your new year fulfills all your hopes and wishes. HOPE is the word we all need to hold in our hearts these days. Sending love!

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  3. I'm so happy that you are posting again, Nadine, I've missed you. Love the words you've chosen.
    Amalia
    xo

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