A few tears later, I was able to think with a new perspective. So, when I got home from church, I went and looked at the poor little thing and I was happy I hadn't tossed it in the trash! I took it out of the box and just started fixing what needed to be fixed. Anyway, after just a few minutes, I realized it was going to be fine. So, I had a renewed spirit of excitement over this little present. The reason this meant so much to me, that is how I wanted to present a very small gift for them to put into a college fund for her. Anyway, here are a few pics I took after I got it finished. It isn't perfect, but it's not about perfection, it's about heart; my heart!
I hope you enjoyed looking at the finished project. Lessons learned are always a welcomed experience. So, if you attempt something like this, take into consideration how it might be better if you made it sturdier by adding extra layers for support and strength. It will be worth it in the long run.
I pray that you have had a great day in the name of the Lord. As you get ready to retire for the evening, tell those around you about the day the Lord has blessed you with. Someone in your sphere of influence needs some encouragement from the Lord, and you just may be the one that can give them that encouragement. I don't know what I would do without the people in my life that are my encouragers. God bless you all with a peaceful, restful night.