Log Cabin Block-The focus of my post today will be on the Log Cabin Block because it is an interesting one in general. The meaning historically of this block is that it is all about the home. At the center is usually either a red or yellow/orange square that signifies...
This quilt pattern is sometimes called the North Star pattern. I’m more familiar with the name Sawtooth Star for this block. I’m sure there are a few other names as well. This was simply a reminder to the slaves that they needed to follow the North Star as...
The two blocks we are going to discuss today are Bear’s Track and Drunkard’s Path. They are blocks that have been around a long time. Of course, that is why no suspicion was aroused when quilts with these blocks were hung on porches, fences, or...
Several years ago, I was in downtown Atlanta and popped into a quilt museum for black quilters. (I don’t remember the exact name.) That was the first I ever heard about the role quilts played in the Underground Railroad. It was a very interesting tour even...
Welcome to a Place of Hope
I’m Martha. I’m so glad you came to visit. This is a place for women who are scared, overwhelmed, brokenhearted and losing hope. One thing we can find together is hope. The Biblical kind that is confident expectation in the person and promises of GOD!
In 2015, my husband had a stroke which changed our lives on many levels. I waited the required year after to see what the final outcome of his recovery would be, and when the time was up, I experienced a very dark time despite the fact that he had improved considerably.
I began seeking out how to find hope for a person who is scared, overwhelmed and brokenhearted. Because I ran the gamut of all those feelings. Often, I still do.
We all need the encouragement of GOD’s Word to remind us of who GOD is, what His promises are and how certain our hope is in Him! It is not because of how strong our faith is but because of who the One is in whom we place it!
But let me back up a bit and tell you a little about myself. I am a wife of just over 50 years to a now retired pastor, a mom of 3 daughters who are grown and married, with 7 grands. I’m also an RN.
We have lived in a variety of places in our years of ministry including Jamaica, FL, TX, IL and now AL near one of our daughters.
Now that COVID has arrived, our neat, controlled worlds have all been turned upside-down. It makes no difference what our age or stage in life, everything has changed. The things we once based our hope on have all shifted.
Come join us as we find hope together in Christ! We’re all learning new ways to trust Him as we discover places we once thought we firm are now shifting out from under us.