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While so many of us love making things for ourselves and our families, many in the Lion community go further, creating for those in need. Join us in this section and be touched by these true stories of caring and sharing submitted by Lion Brand readers.

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Hi, I belong to the shawl ministry. My friend is involved in this ministry also and she is the one who told me about it. She knits her shawls.

I crochet shawls and as I do, I pray over them. I pray before, during and after the shawl has been worked on. We have made five so far this year, and I prefer the homespun. I like it's texture.

As for how our gifts are recieved, the persons are usually very moved by them. I always get thank you's and cards and such from them.

Most of the time, I make them by hearsay. Somebody tells me that they know somebody who might need one or like one and I start making it. I can only hope it brings them comfort, for most of the time it's cancer patients that I make them for.

If you would like to know more about this ministry, you can go to www.shawlministry.com and find out more about the ministry.

Have a blessed day!
Patti


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