Dear brothers and sisters, pattern your lives after mine, and learn from those who follow our example.
Philippians 3:17, NLT
She clothed me in garments stitched with love.
Abuela was a gifted seamstress. As a child, I remember standing still in her shadow often as she walked around me pinning a pattern together to establish the form of a beautiful dress.
As we laid her to rest this week, I realize how her kindness and grace tailored my life.
She became a living pattern — a devoted wife, a loving mother, a faithful congregant, a doting grandmother, and a hospitable friend. Her even stitches threaded through our lives hemming us in and creating beauty.
Seams sewn with strands of strong faith never completely unravel.
I will forever follow her pattern.
Something to think about…
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