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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Evening Song - Sweet Beulah Land




Isaiah 62:4  Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.

Revelation 22:3-5  And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads. And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Feel Good Friday- Texas Boys Loving their Neighbor

 

Galatians 5:14  For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

These Texas boys lent a helping hand to a 75 year old lady in their community when they learned that there was a warrant out for her arrest.  She had not been able to mow the large grassy area on her property, which was a problem because it was taller than the legal height allowed.  After not receiving a letter ordering her to appear before the judge about it, she didn’t appear in court and a warrant was issued for her arrest (more than likely because she was “in contempt of court”, not because she didn’t mow her grass).  These young men heard about it and decided to help her out, which inspired some others also.  Take a look. :-)

 

Note to the cynical:  Please don’t make a big deal about how “awful” the law is, or the judge is, etc.  In Texas, tall, dry grass in hot weather poses a serious fire risk, especially in neighborhoods.  And, in Texas, believe me, the grass gets dry and the weather gets hot!  The length of 18 inches actually seems kind of generous to me, considering.  Also note that we are not told exactly what the penalty was for not mowing the grass.  As mentioned above, it appears to me that the warrant was made because she was “in contempt of court”, not because she didn’t mow her grass.  :-)

Sunday, June 28, 2015

All Members have not the Same Office – A Poem by Eva Travers Poole

 


Waiting by the Window by C. Holsoe

Here is a new poem I posted at the Home Maker’s Corner this week.  This poem sort of continues the theme of the Sunday post two weeks ago – The Missionary No One Remembers.  It is a good reminder for those feel like they are too weak or insignificant to do anything that “really counts” for the Lord.  No matter how bound you may feel by limitations, illness, responsibilities of life or whatever the challenge is, there is something you can do for the Lord.  And, it’s important to remember that God doesn’t expect us all to do the same work for Him.  He made us different for different works On Purpose for His glory.

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All Members Have not the Same Office

Romans 12:4 For as we have many members in one body,
and all members have not the same office:


I could not do the work the reapers did,
Or bind the golden sheaves that thickly fell;
But I could follow by the Master's side,
And watch the marred Face I loved so well…

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“When we don't have some ‘great work’ to do, it is easy sometimes to feel like what we are doing for the Lord doesn't really count all that much.  It is so important to remember that no job that God gives us is ‘too small’.  Every work for Jesus is significant…”

Friday, June 26, 2015

Sew Happy Friday– Quick and Easy Quarter-Square Triangles

 

Here’s a really short tutorial on making quarter-square triangles.  These can be used for a lot of design ideas besides the ones shown.  Also, you can make them bigger for a faster finish.  :-)  Enjoy!