“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”_Dalai Lama
Beautiful granny squares coming to us all the way from California! Thank you so much, Sarah Z. of Aptos, CA!!!
“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”_Lao Tzu
We are blessed with the 84 gorgeous granny squares crocheted and donated by P.L. Russell of Orlando, Florida. Your generosity is amazing! Thank you so much for all that you do for others.
“God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.”_Desmond Tutu
Look at all the beautiful items crocheted and donated by Nora L. of Brooklyn, NY! Thank you again, Nora, for all that you do to help us help others. So many wonderful gifts were inside the box you sent. I wanted to take a photo of each individual item, but with my computer acting up, it would have taken forever to download on the page. Thank you, Nora! I sincerely mean it.
“True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.”_Daniel Goleman
Check out the beautiful granny squares crocheted and donated by Joan S. of Staten Island, NY. Thank you again, Joan!!!
“I think one of the best words in the English language is ‘compassion.’ I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care… and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.”_Michael Crawford
The Ahoskie Chapter had another nice turn out tonight. One got away before I pulled out my camera. It was a great night to whipstitch, crochet, chat and eat pizza!
“Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.”_Deepak Chopra
Cherie and Nan hold up the adult size afghan that Nan whipstitched together with YOUR squares. Isn’t it beautiful?!!!
“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.”_Confucius
Eisley and Michelle show off the adult size afghan created by Michelle. I love it!!!
“Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.”_Jon Kabat-Zinn
Keeping you up to date with our other news…..
Sherry Casey, is our GSOL Meeting Coordinator for Roanoke Rapids, NC She plans to hold her first meeting in September. We are sooo excited! Sherry has great leadership skills and I am sure her Chapter will be off and running in no time.
We are still geared to hold a meeting, toward the end of this month, with the Pastors in Ahoskie, N.C. to discuss a Winter Relief Program for those who are homeless and in need. Don’t forget to pray for us on the 26th. We will need it!
Until next time….
Be healthy, happy, and blessed!