Monday, July 9, 2012

A Breather

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Hello, peeps!  It’s been a rough weekend…very, very rough.  A friend from church took his own life and I am needing to spend time with his wife, so I will be taking a blogging break this week.  I will share one card with you that I made over the weekend, since I didn’t get to do a Christmas card last week; this is EASY---six pieces of Be of Good Cheer DP punched with the Postage Stamp punch and some matching Cherry Cobbler ribbon and a line of sentiments, and it was good to go:

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Too bad I didn’t do as good a job with my SAMJ on this card as I did on yesterday’s!  Oh well!  I’ll leave you with a couple pix of Cassidy eating a popsicle…the expression is priceless!  And if you could pray for my friend Brenda as well as her two sons, Jason & Evan, it would be a comfort to us all!

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34 comments:

  1. LeAnne, I am so very sorry to hear about your friend. That family must be reeling!! I will definitely keep them in my prayers. And you...to have strength and wisdom during this incredibly difficult time!! ~xoxo

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  2. Sending prayers. That third pic of Cassidy is sooooooooooo precious. Those beautiful eyes!!

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  3. This may have been easy but it's quite striking! The picture of Cassidy is priceless.

    I will be praying for your friend and you as you comfort her.

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  4. Great card- love the simplicity! I'd love to say take it easy and enjoy the week but I don't think that's possible under the circumstances. Sorry that this happened- I'll be thinking of you, your friend and her family.

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  5. My thoughts and prayers are with Brenda and her boys.

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  6. I'm holding this family and you in prayer.

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  7. Oh LeAnne...my heart breaks for that family. Praying you will be a comfort to Brenda and may you be God's physical form in her life right now as He uses you in her life. Darling card too.

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  8. What a sad update. I'm remembering the family in my prayers. God is the healer of broken hearts.

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  9. Praying for you all my dear friend xo

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  10. LeAnne, your card is perfect for Christmas. I love the simple lines and the popped up green "merry".

    I'm so very sorry to hear your news. I will pray for Brenda and her sons. My heart is breaking and I'm sure yours is as well. LeAnne, I will pray for you this week to comfort your friend in her time of great need. Blessings.

    What wonderful silly pics of Cassidy. Love how you share her with all of us.

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  11. Summer and popsicles.......Cassidy is learning early the joy of that isn't she? I agree.....that expression is priceless. Beautiful card. I like the quilted look.
    I will definitely be praying for Brenda and her sons and you as you walk through this difficult time.

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  12. Oh so sad. How much he must have been hurting to do that. I will keep your friend in my prayers.
    Love the card and I don't see where you are not straight. Love that it was easy.
    Well she sure has mattered the art of eating a popsicle.I don't see any on the adorable face. Oh my those blue eyes just melt your heart. TFS

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  13. Praying for all involved. My heart goes out to each of you.

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  14. So sad LeAnne, my heart goes out to those left behind. Your card is wonderful and Cassidy the show stopper as usual. :)

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  15. Sincere condolences to your friend and her sons. I am sure you will be a wonderful blessing to her. You are all remembered in my prayers.

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  16. So sorry to hear about your friend LeAnne. Thoughts and prayers to you and his family. This card is so pretty I just had to pin it! Cassidy is just the cutest ever :-)

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  17. So sorry to hear your sad news. I am so glad that Brenda has you to help with her grief. Will pray.

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  18. omg...love that last photo..so cute!!

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  19. I'm so sorry for your loss LeAnne and that of Brenda and her boys. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless.

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  20. So very sorry to hear about the loss of your church friend, especially in such a manner. Your friend and her family (as well as you) are all in my prayers - God Bless.

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  21. Your CAS card is beautiful with those new colors and squares! I'm so sorry for your friend Brenda and I can't imagine the anguish she's going through :( Cassidy's expression is priceless! Could it be a brain freeze?? LOL

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  22. LeAnne, my thoughts and prayers are with the family and you.
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  23. Oh dear....I'm really sorry to hear about your friend. That's horrible. You're a good friend to spend time with her this week.

    Really beautiful card. I love the layout with the squares.

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  24. Beautiful card, LeAnne! Praying for you and your friend. Hi Miss Cassidy - you little beauty!!!

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  25. You and your friend are in my thoughts and prayers LeAnne.

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  26. So Sorry to hear the sad news. I will keep you in my thoughts. You are a very good friend.

    Hugs
    Shirley

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  27. I'm sending big hugs to you, LeAnne! I know you will be a source of comfort to your friend and her family during this difficult time.

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  28. stunning, LeAnne!
    so sorry to hear about your friend's husband...

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  29. Oh LeAnn, so sorry for your friend's loss. Yes, I will keep her and the boys in my prayers. May the Lord strengthen you to be the pillar she needs right now.
    God Bless you and give you the wisdom to speak and not to speak.
    Cheryl McAskill
    c.mcaskill@verizon.net

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  30. Prayers to you and your friend. Priceless pictures of Cassidy!!!

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  31. So sorry LeAnne to hear the sad news about your friend. I pray that the Lord give you the wisdom you need as you minister to her and her family.

    Your card and grand daughter are just beautiful,by the way. Hugs,B

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  32. My heart goes out to your friend and her kids. That's a sadness nobody should bear. Brenda is fortunate to have you with her for support. Cute card. Cute Cassidy pix.

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  33. How sweet and simple! Who says it has to be complicated to be amazing. Missed you last week.

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  34. Sorry, I meant to say how sorry I am about your friend. I pray they will find God's peace as they work through this tragedy. They're lucky to have a good friend to help them along the way. God bless you too, LeAnne.

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