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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.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Attitude & Heroes

 ~ Meri Go Lightly, some say her best side ~

"Cowgirl is an attitude, really. A pioneer spirit, a special American brand of courage. The cowgirl faces life heard on, lives by her own lights, and makes no excuses. Cowgirls take stands, They speak up. They defend the things they hold dear. A cowgirl might be a rancher, or a barrel racer, or a bull rider, or an actress. But, she's just as likely to be checker at the local Winn Dixie, a full-time mother, a banker, an attorney, or an astronaut."   ~ Dale Evans Rogers, 1992 ~

I have three couples as heroes in my life:
Billy and Ruth Graham
Jim and Gladys Bennett

 My life overflows.

Blessings ~ heroes ~ cowgirls ~ cowboys ~ taking a stand ~ defending things we hold dear ~  speaking up, for ourselves and those who are afraid ~ attitude ~

Grace and Peace,


  1. ....wonderful quote...i used to be a cowgirl...rode horses and all....come to think of it..i guess i still am....

    blessing to you today, my friend

    kary and teddy

  2. Sandra, I must be a cowgirl at heart!
    Giddy up,

  3. Thank you for listening to my radio show and visiting my blog.. and I live in Virginia too!

  4. I needed this today...the reminder to be a cowgirl.

  5. I'd like to think I'm a cowgirl at heart too!

    I really love the look of your blog button and added it to my blog sidebar. Thanks for sharing it! Your blog is looking really wonderful.

  6. Ah yes, I still have my Dale Evans watch!

  7. You picked three great couples as heroes. :-)

  8. Hello Sandra,
    Hope you are well.

    Concerning the word focussing...I checked the spelling of that particular word before posting it.

    On-line dictionary gives both spellings of focussing and focusing as ways to spell the word that has the same definition.

    Blessings and smile on,

  9. Yep, I am a cowgirl too! And I just love me a cowboy named J!

    Awesome quote. One of my faves :)

    TTYS! xo, misha

  10. I really like that....and I am a cowgirl!

    Love the picture of the tail end (I know some people that fit that description! LOL

    I REALLY like your Sunday's post picture of the birds in the tree...great shot......

  11. the first two couples are my heroes too!

    i used to read everything they wrote.

    how's your back? i pray for a swift and
    complete recovery.


  12. There was a time I wanted to be a cowgirl but never really got the chance to be a "REAL" cowgirl. We just bought Hunter (my 2 year old grandson) his first pair of real cowboy boots. It was priceless to see him walking out of the store with them on..I wished I had a picture

  13. I forgot to mention about my apples..pies and apple cake is what I will be making. My link to your E-mail is not installed properly so now I have to try and figure it out. That will take me awhile..Thanks for your comment


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