The Lord's Eyes Are Watching Over Us
It was August 13th, 1988 when I was hit head on. I went
through the windshield and crushed the steering wheel.
My four year old daughter had undone her seat belt and
ended up on the floor under the dash board. All I could
remember was hearing her crying which brought me to. I
couldn’t move, see, or breathe. All I could do was beg
God to not let us die. I was in so much pain and so
scared and so alone, but as God breathed air back into
my lungs, I realized he was there for us.
Later after being life-flighted to the hospital, I was
going into surgery and I looked up into the doctor’s
eyes. They were so crystal blue, and they told me I
wasn’t going to die. A few weeks after my surgery I
asked everyone who the doctor was who had the blue eyes.
But there was no doctor with those eyes.
As I sit here today I know those were the Lord’s eyes,
letting me know that he was with me then and he is still
with me now watching over me. My daughter came through
all of this with only a few bruises and a lost tooth. I
feel in my heart that God took his hand and held us that
day. This is the story that inspired me to do my quilt.
God reunited a mother and daughter to live in his
A personal note from the quilter:
I am 49 yrs old and am a mother of two, a girl and a
boy. I’m not a grandma yet, but hopefully soon. I work
in the big laundry as a as a seamstress. I love coming
to church, and love doing cross stitch projects. I’ve
enjoyed doing this quilt, and yes this is my very first