Monday, June 12, 2017

The Beginnings of a Sympathy Card


Today I received a handwritten letter from my friend Peggy.  She was the leader of the Bible Study group that I went to at the Catholic Church in Northern New Jersey.  She is in her late 80's and is such a sweetheart.  We've kept in touch since I moved to North Carolina.  I was so happy to receive her letter.



I was very sad to read that her husband recently passed away.  He was 92.  Peggy has a strong faith and my prayers are with her.

I'm making a sympathy card. I love this wildflower bouquet stamp and will add a Bible verse stamp to the card as well. I tried using watercolors to paint the flowers but that didn't work out. (I need to buy some watercolor paper.) Instead, I decided to use my fine tip markers to color the flowers in. I then cut around the bouquet. Tomorrow I will choose pretty floral scrapbook paper to add to the card front and then add the flowers.

If you have a few moments, would you please remember Peggy in your prayers?  Thank you.

7 comments:

  1. So very sorry to hear this... will definitely keep her and her family in my prayers!

    Blessings,
    Jill

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  2. Gina, your cards are works of art and I know it will bless your friend. Prayers for that sweet lady.

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  3. Such a pretty and thoughtful card, Gina. Sending prayers to your dear friend. Bless her heart. xo Karen

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  4. Thank you, ladies for your kind comments and for praying! Much love!

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  5. Gina, I will say a prayer for your friend, Peggy. I'm sure she will love receiving your card.

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  6. Oh I am sure your friend will be so touched by your card, May God grant her peace and comfort at this time and in the months to come.

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