I know a little angel in heaven. Her name is Anna-Elizabeth and she is 9 today. Her family misses her very much, but today is her birthday, and I think that she would rejoice to know that her birthday is celebrated here as it is in heaven.

I have been working on a t-shirt quilt for her mother. This last Sunday was Mother’s Day and probably doubly hard for her mom to not have her here with her — but the secret that I know is that she is with her every day. Not everyone can see angels, but if you try really hard, you can feel them there with you. She helped me quilt this piece and I think that our hard work shows. It took two weeks of hard work, but here it is. The handwork — the binding and the label — still has to be done, but this is a short glimpse into where my energies have gone lately.

I think I’m going to call it “It’s All About Me” because one of the t-shirts says that — and really it is all about Anna-Elizabeth and her joy.