Oystein Brinch (Norway)
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No one tears a piece out of a new garment to patch an old one. Otherwise, they will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old. - Luke 5:36 (NIV)
Our church council decided that the old altar cloth needed to be replaced — since it was rotten and the colors in the embroidery were bleached out. As I have been doing embroidery since I was a boy, I volunteered to make the new altar cloth.
When I began planning...
. . . The police were getting the closest families to evacuate. My house was close enough that we could see things happening but far enough away to be safe. The police had told some people to wait in front of our house where it was safe. There was a father and his young son outside our house, and they were getting cold. We invited them to come inside until it was safe. Thankfully, the situation was resolved without anyone getting hurt." Read more from Pockets magazine.