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Old 09-14-2005, 12:59 PM   #11
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I went back the website cause I thought that I had read somewhere on there they couldn't be sold for profit if you made them but now I can't find that so maybe I dreamed it


I don't think I would sell them cause like for example my friend while I was working on it I prayed for her and her illness if I made them to sell I wouldn't know the person or what to really pray for.. well ya could pray for the person who gets it to have blessed life but I don't know to me its not the same :thinking:
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Old 09-14-2005, 01:09 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by feministmama
So whaddaya all think about profiting from something like prayer shawls? Like if you sold them at an art fair or something?
I wouldnt call it a prayer shawl if it was being sold at a faire....a "comfort" shawl, MAYBE...but, I would think that they would just be SHAWLS in that case. Although, if someone wants to give something comforting like that to someone who needs prayers or comforting, and the person is not a crafty individual theirself, then I suppose SOMEONE needs to make the shawl. I havent met many crafters who are all EVIL and just in it for the money....

Isnt it IMPRESSIVE that I have such well-thought out and formed opinions? Maybe its not.....I dunno. :rofling:
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Old 09-14-2005, 04:11 PM   #13
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Prayers are like love, best when given freely.

I mean, really, pay me for this shawl I prayed over?? Maybe if it was blessed by the Pope or something... :rollseyes:
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Old 09-14-2005, 04:20 PM   #14
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found this on the site:
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It is important to us that the origins of this ministry be honored. We have worked diligently to keep this

ministry a 'grass-roots' effort. These shawls are meant to be given away unconditionally and NOT to be sold for profit.

The information on this site is provided freely for your personal use. All the material on this site is copyright protected.

If you would like to duplicate, distribute, or display any part of this material outside of personal use, you must contact the Shawl Ministry first.

All copied material that is used for 'personal use' must have the Shawl Ministry web address (www.shawlministry.com) and credit given to the authors.
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Web Site Notice:

Recently, a yarn manufacturer advertised a special
promotion for their yarn and a book.
It is important for you to know that the Shawl Ministry
is not profiting from this, nor is this ministry a commercial venture
I wouldn't sell a "prayer shawl". I'd just sell a shawl.
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