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    Senior Member SWEETPEACHES's Avatar
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    is in recovery for addiction. She's living in a recovery house with other women. I'm so very proud of her, as addiction is a horrible disease. I found this fabric online and am going to make a wall hanging for the house. When she leaves, she can leave it at the house as a reminder to those who come after her. I haven't decided on a pattern yet, but possibly attic window.
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    thats nice off you hope it helpers her and others to overcome there addictions.

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    Beautiful! I'm sure she is THRILLED with your support, love, and understanding. Be sure to show us when you are done.

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    that is so cool.
    She may even want to use it to sleep with, as it was made with her in mind.

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    I'm sure everyone will love the wall hanging, and I hope she knows how much someone loves and cares for her.

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    It's a great idea.

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    Support is important for her,and addiction effects everyone in the relationships.......good for her.........she will appreciate it

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    Your a great friend. She will need your support now more than ever. Great idea to make the quilt. There will be a lot of rough days ahead. Anything to encourage her will be very helpful.

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    how about the prayer in the middle and the words in hearts?

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    That is the part of the Serenity Prayer that we all are familiar with. The complete Serenity Prayer is:

    God grant me the serenity
    to accept the things I cannot change;
    courage to change the things I can;
    and wisdom to know the difference.

    Living one day at a time;
    Enjoying one moment at a time;
    Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
    Taking, as He did, this sinful world
    as it is, not as I would have it;
    Trusting that He will make all things right
    if I surrender to His Will;
    That I may be reasonably happy in this life
    and supremely happy with Him
    Forever in the next.
    Amen.

    --Reinhold Niebuhr

    As a parent of two grown children who deal daily with addiction and sobriety I take a lot of comfort from the complete prayer. I have plans to embroider it on a wall hanging for each boy. Ann in TN

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncredbird
    That is the part of the Serenity Prayer that we all are familiar with. The complete Serenity Prayer is:

    God grant me the serenity
    to accept the things I cannot change;
    courage to change the things I can;
    and wisdom to know the difference.

    Living one day at a time;
    Enjoying one moment at a time;
    Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
    Taking, as He did, this sinful world
    as it is, not as I would have it;
    Trusting that He will make all things right
    if I surrender to His Will;
    That I may be reasonably happy in this life
    and supremely happy with Him
    Forever in the next.
    Amen.

    --Reinhold Niebuhr

    As a parent of two grown children who deal daily with addiction and sobriety I take a lot of comfort from the complete prayer. I have plans to embroider it on a wall hanging for each boy. Ann in TN

    Thank you Ann! I never knew the rest of it. I wish it had been offered as well from the fabric company

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    God Bless her and you! I hope she makes a full recovery and has a good life.

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    What a special friend you are to be doing this! Your loved one will need all the understanding, support and help that you can give.

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    What special blessings of encouragement you will give her. Wonderful friend.

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    What a special friend ! God be with all
    Of Her friends!

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    She has a long journey ahead of her, and I hope your love will help her, the wall hanging is a great idea.

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    thats very special.

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    Thank God that she is getting help. We lost a beautiful 19 yr old here to depression that turned into addiction. Just wouldn't get help. Said she could do it by herself. So sad. I'll add to my prayer list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindy-2
    thats nice off you hope it helps her and others to overcome there addictions.




    :thumbup: :wink:

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    Bless your heart. I wish your friend/family member all the best. It's not an easy path.

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    How wonderful of you to be such a good friend. Thank you for sharing the poem. I only knew of the first part of it.

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    I can't wait to see your wall hanging/s. I have the same 'Words to Live By' panel and have been thinking about what to do with it.

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    Someone I love is a recovering alcoholic -2 years sober. Visual reminders to stay in the moment are very important. You are a blessing to the one you love. Bless your heart.

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    This is exactly why I love this board. Great, down-to-earth people who help and lift one another. What beautiful words for your healing friend! Can't wait to see your finished project.

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    my husband is 14 years sober!!! Good luck to your friend. The piece you're doing will bring strength when it's needed. VERY nice of you to do!!!!
    If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours!

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