Julia Smith, a prolific maker of beautiful quilts, sent in the following pictures of four of the quilt blocks she made for an advent quilt designed for children

HOPE
The glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:27)

JOY
As soon as the sound of your greeting the babe in my womb leaped for joy. (Luke 1:44)

LOVE
We love because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19)

PEACE
Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom His favor rests. (Luke 2:14)