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I am Sandra - faithful steward. listener. shepherd. dream believer. hard worker. collects brass bells, boots. Jesus follower. contented. star gazer. homemaker. farmer. prayer warrior. country woman. reader. traveler. writer. homebody. living life large.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Sabbath Keeping

 ~ Maiden Spring, the Cove, Tazewell County, VA ~

"How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he mediates day and night.
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season
And its leaf does not wither;
And in whatever he does, he prospers."       ~ Psalms 1:1-3 ~

"I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines."   
~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 "Do not be afraid of going out on a limb...that's where the fruit may be found." ~ proverb ~

"A tree falls the way it leans." ~ Bulgarian proverb ~

"Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit." ~ Matthew 12:33 ~

"He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations, and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him." ~ Henry van Dyke ~

until next time, 

Blessings ~ trees ~ travel ~ fruit ~ servant hood ~ seasons ~  


  1. Wonderful post Sandra, as always.
    Thanks so much for sharing this wisdom.
    Blessing to you on this beautiful Sunday~


    ~Let FREEDOM Ring!~

  2. Dear One,
    Are you staying warm?
    It is so cold here in Kansas. The snow is beautiful when it's outside!

    Beautiful scripture you have shared. This is wonderful.

    God bless and may you have a sweet week,

  3. Good scriptures and proverbs.....always something to think and reflect about.

  4. The Thoreau quote I like the best.

    ... an old acquaintance among the pines.


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