This week I'd like to introduce another two caregivers. Caregivers are those that care and often time put the needs of others ahead of their own. They are driven to insure that others are comforted, loved and their needs are met. They do this without expectation of reward or recognition. They simply can't themselves, it's just how they are with every fiber of their being. Even caregivers need some care and that's what Helping Hands is about, trying to provide a little self-care when they need it. I hope each of the caregivers will wrap themselves in the quilt when needed and feel all the love and care that was stitched into each of the quilts. This year we made 11 (I snuck in one more for a very special care giver). I'll be introducing them over the weeks to come. Here's two for this week. First up is Kathleen. She has on of the most caring hearts I've witnessed in my life. Cari nominated her and here's what she had to say "Not only is she a full time caregiver for her failing husband, she takes care of all aspects of running her household. She devotes her time and resources to our guild, maintaining our website, instagram and facebook pages, serving on the board of directors, handling publicity and opens her home to us for workshops and sew-ins. She makes herself available for almost anything that is asked of her; she is a caring friend. And she does it all so lovingly, always with a smile on her face and joy in her heart. She is truly selfless, a real hero in my eyes, someone we call all aspire to be like." Very well said! Kathleen joined our group this year, she wasn't able to join when we got together but that didn't stop her from helping. She made a quilt, she quilted and bound two quilts, and binding on another. Wow!!! It was a very special presentation at our Guild meeting to Kathleen. She is so humble that I don't think she realized it was being given to her. Thank you Kathleen for all you do, the world is a better place because you are in it.
|Kathleen was very surprised to receive her quilt
|This is the beautiful quilt that Kathleen made for your group, custom quilted an all!!
Next week I'll share the story of two more caregivers. Check out the linky parties in the sidebar, have a great week!