hi folks, this past week i posted a photo of a gnome i had carved,, and below is the reason i removed it from facebook,, have a great week , arleen
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hi folks,, as i was attempting to make another sitting project this week of a santa, it ended up missing the tassel,, lol and thought i will make my first gnome,, today i regret it,, i decided to remove the photo ,,,, why,, well as many of you know i am a person of faith,, as soon as i finished it i didn't feel right about it,, after some prayerful time, and chatting with another christian friend about it,, i came to the conclusion that i cant make a video of it,, after some study about the history of gnomes, i know now why i and that uneasy feeling about it,, i realize that many of you have no problem carving and creating these, that is fine , my faith is a personal journey not anyone elses, and so are my personal convictions,,
and i got more likes on this picture of the gnome then of anything i ever carved,, which baffled me,, thinking this might be a great to carve to sell as well,, but the uneasy feeling never left me ,,, but many of you like gnomes, and i am sure there are other sites that can teach you how to make them,, i am sorry that i will not be able to do it ,i always will follow what feel the lord leads me to do,, and this is one of those times,, i know many of you will not understand this, some will ,, we all come from different backgrounds, faiths, and customs, and i am happy that you choose to be a part of my carving world and thanks for your support ,,,, at the end of the day it really comes down to one thing,, did i live me life to what my faith teaches,, and did i honor him,, and tonight as i sign off ,, yes i am honoring the one that saved me ... keep carving ,, arleen
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