A Tough Card

What kind of card do you find the hardest to make?  I often think masculine cards are the hardest to make.  But for me the hardest ones to write are sympathy cards.  And even harder than that are ones like I had to write yesterday.

A dear friend of mine was recently diagnosed with cancer.  I’m still in shock, as I’m sure she and her family are.  I stared at this card for the longest time and didn’t know what to write.  So I just told her that I’m praying for her.  Because that’s all I can do.   And that’s what the Lord tells us to do.  So I get down on my knees and pray for her when she comes to mind, which is quite often each day now.

Praying for YouI used one of my favorite flower stamps, Regarding Dahlias, and added some pretty gold embellishments.  The sentiment comes from  Blessing from Heaven, which is on the retirement list.  I embossed it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder.

Enjoy your Friday!  Thanks for stopping by!

 

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6 thoughts on “A Tough Card

  1. How blest your friend is to having you bring her before the Lord. By telling her with your beautiful card is an added blessing.

  2. Your card is beautiful, beautiful as always! I am so sorry about the dreadful news and will pray your friend finds her way through it all, entirely! She is lucky to have such a good friend; I will pray for all of you!
    God Bless!

  3. Amy, I will have a prayer chain going for your friend on my part, God be with her, her family and you and her friends. God bless judy

    Sent from my iPad

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  4. Cancer sucks and it does not play favorites. I, too, just a friend Dx with CA and so I will add a prayer for your dear friend as I am saying one for mine. I am sure the Lord is being flooded with prayers for her and all who are facing the challenge. Your card is PERFECT!!!!!

  5. So pretty, Amy! I struggle with adding gold elements to cards (though I bought them all, LOL!) but you always incorporate them so effortlessly. So sorry to hear about your friends illness. I know your card will bring a smile to her day and she is blessed by your prayers.

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