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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, July 04, 2010

Sabbath Keeping

 ~ Roselawn, in Princeton, WV ~
"...in life they were loved and gracious, and in death they were not parted. They were swifter than eagles, there were stronger than lions."  ~ II Samuel 1:23 ~

"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."
~ Helen Keller ~

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." 
~ From a headstone in Ireland ~

"A human life is a story told by God." ~ Hans Christian Anderson ~

"It is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; 'tis rather an embrio state, a preparation for living; a man is not completely born until he be dead: Why then should we grieve that a new child is born among the immortals?"  
~ Benjamin Franklin ~

"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching." ~ unknown ~

"Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live."
~ Henry Van Dyke ~

"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~

"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." ~ Psalms 116-15 ~


Blessings ~ William Ray Berry ~ Christs' saints ~ life and then death ~ eternity ~ love ~ memories ~

Dei Gratia,
Sandra

6 comments:

  1. It is truly the most reliable part of life - we will all experience death and Praise God those of us who have accepted His gift of salvation will awake to eternal life. soli deo gloria - glory to God alone.

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  2. Sandra - the quote by Henry Van Dyke rings true with me today. Lovely post for this Sunday Sabbath Day. Thank you. Have a wonderful week. Take care, from KY.

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  3. Hi Sandra, I am visiting you via Linda Sue's blog this a.m. Hope you and your family had a nice July 4th. I love your previous post with the sweet photos of your pets.

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  4. Thank you for sharing these qoutes!
    I like them all.
    Have a nice week, Sandra!!!

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  5. I especially like the saying from the Irish headstone, how very, heart-breakingly true!

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  6. LindaSue - we are in total agreement!

    Kathy - glad you liked the quote, it's a good one.

    Mildred - thanks for visiting and I'm happy to now follow your lovely blog.

    Timi - it's always nice to see you, thanks for visiting!

    Kathy - that's just about my favorite quote as well, so true!

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