For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Psalm 139:13-14— NIV

These words remind us that we are special and unique individuals, created by God with a purpose. It got me thinking that our lives are like a patchwork quilt, made up of different pieces that come together to form a beautiful whole. 

Each piece of our patchwork quilt represents a different part of our lives. The happy and joyful pieces represent the good times, the milestones, and the people we love. The sad and grievous pieces represent the challenges, the pain, and the times we’ve made mistakes. The hard and ugly pieces represent the things we’d rather forget. And the ordinary pieces represent the days that seem to blend together. 

But even though our patchwork quilts are made up of different pieces, they are all beautiful. Each piece is unique and special, and together they form a work of art. 

Just like our patchwork quilts, our lives are also beautiful. Each of us is unique and special, and together we form a part of God’s beautiful creation. Sometimes it’s really hard for us to grasp that and sometimes it takes time for us to get it. But it’s true. 

Our lives are like patchwork quilts made up of different pieces, each with its own unique pattern and color. Some pieces are happy, some are sad, and some are downright hard and ugly. But when we look at all the pieces together, they create a beautiful and unique whole 

Just like a patchwork quilt, our lives are made by God. He has carefully chosen each piece and placed it in our lives for a reason. He knows that each piece is important, and that together they are something beautiful. 

Sometimes it can be hard to see the beauty in our lives, especially when we’re going through wearisome times. I know it’s hard for me to see at times too. But if we keep our eyes on God, we will eventually see that He is working in our lives and that He is making something beautiful. 

Here are some ways to see the beauty in our patchwork quilts: 

—Be thankful for the different pieces in your life. Each piece is a gift from God, and it has something to teach you— even the sad and ugly ones. 

—Look for the patterns in your life. See how God has woven the different pieces together to create something beautiful— think of any lessons along the way these can be both positive and negative, just think of things you’ve learned from. 

— Be patient. It takes time to see the beauty in a patchwork quilt.  

Our lives are patchwork quilts,  

Sewn together with love and tears. 

 Each piece is a memory, A story to be shared. 

Together, they create a beautiful whole, 

 A testament to the power of God.  

He has taken our broken pieces 

 And made something new. 

So be thankful for your patchwork  

quilt, for it is a gift from God 

And remember, no matter 

 what happens, you are not alone. 

God is with you, Weaving your 

 life together, One piece at a time. 

I hope you are encouraged just as I am when I think of my patchwork quilt still being stitched together. Don’t give up on your patchwork quilt. Keep putting the pieces together, and trust that God is working in your life. He will eventually show you the beauty that He has created. Your life is a beautiful work of art, created by God. So be thankful for the unique pieces that make up your life and know that you are loved— You’re quilts not done yet. 

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2 Comments

  1. What a beautiful image of our life being a patchwork quilt God is weaving.

    1. Thank you so much Sandra. {{Hugs}}

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