Day 41/365: Prayer Shawl

Day 41: Prayer Shawl

Just one of the many comforts I received at my Mothers bedside was from Mary, a Hartford  Hospital chaplain.  After initially talking with her in the mid afternoon, she returned later with a Prayer Shawl knitted by the ladies from her church especially for patients and families at the hospital. She wrapped it around my shoulders and it’s warmth and comfort was overwhelming as we said prayers and the final service for my Mother.

“May God’s love be upon this shawl

and with you as it warms, comforts and embodies you.

Through our needlework, may it be a reminder

our prayers and thought are with you.”


The Prayer Shawl Ministry

The First Congregational Church, Canton Center, CT

 

 

3 thoughts on “Day 41/365: Prayer Shawl

  1. What a lovely thing for the hospital to do. I’m glad it was able to bring you comfort at such a sad time. It’s beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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