Mother's Day, My Favorite Things

Single Moms Mother’s Day 2

Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her! Luke 1:45

I used this verse on Mother’s Day cards for single moms at our church to encourage these single moms to have faith. The whole story of Elizabeth and Mary shows us the need for relationships within our families to help us out. It also shows what the dwelling of the Holy Spirit can do – Elizabeth had unexpected insight into Mary’s faith. This was a very joyous moment for Elizabeth and Mary. Knowing the rest of the story Mary and Elizabeth were to experience much sorrow years later. This also shows the joy the Holy Spirit gives us, as well as grace to bear sorrow or pain.

The Holy Spirit is God’s gift to us to enable us to know and experience the presence of God residing in us. We can live everyday joyfully knowing God’s indwelling presence is always with us through His Holy Spirit?

Prayer for the single mom as she opens this card: “Lord, fill this mom with your Holy Spirit and give her joy in seeking you more closely. Increase her faith in all your promises, her hope in the joys of heaven, and her love for You as her everything.”

Here are the cards I created using Luke 1:45 as the verse.


Spellbinders Card Creator, Labels 4; MFT Woodgrain Background Stamp, Music Background Stamp, Peaceful Wildflowers stamps and Die cuts. Computer generated greeting.

Stamps used: Penny Black Tweet Tweet, Power Poppy Short Stacks.

Thanks for stopping by. God Bless.

Digital Image, Doodle Pantry, My Favorite Things, Stamps by Judith

A Few More Sketches

Still catching up with the sketches on OWH’s blog as well as pushing forward to fill my box of cards to be sent off in mid-March for the Mother’s Day/Father’s Day themes. So here are sketch #109 through sketch #113.

109-sketchSketch #109 using Doodle Pantry image and papers.

110-sketchSketch #110 using MFT background stamps, stencils and Penny Black tweet tweet stamp.

sketch-111Sketch #111 using MFT background stamp and retired ahoy matey stamp.

112Sketch #112 using Kasierkraft papers and MFT music background stamp on MFT grape jelly cardstock.

113Sketch #113 using Stamps by Judith and MFT stamps, cuttlebug embossing folder and MFT background stamp.

That’s it for the sketches. Thanks for stopping by.