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Sunday, March 06, 2011

Sabbath Keeping

 ~ March 6, 2011 snowstorm ~

"Iron sharpeneth iron; 
so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend." 
~ Proverbs 27:17 ~

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." ~ Isaac Newton ~

"Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all." ~ Alexander the Great ~

"A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others." ~ Norman Shidle ~

"Many hands make light work." ~ proverb ~

"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent." ~ John Donne ~

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

"But now are they many members, yet but one body. And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you." ~ 1 Corinthians 12:20-21 ~

I'm breaking with tradition and ceasing "blessings" on Sabbath Keeping. Now, there will be a "Prayer Keeping" section; if you'd like your name, or initial, added to this list, please let me know either by commenting on this post or by a private e-mail. God knows you by name and knows your needs so just your name, added to each Sabbath Keeping post, will let me and others remember you in prayer. I still keep my private prayer list but will not post your name, or initial, publicly unless you request.

Prayer Keeping ~  Ryan ~ Roy ~ Tonya ~ Dave ~ me ~ 
Soli Deo Gloria,


  1. I often use the analogy of standing on the shoulders of many great people before me.

    How are you two doing this week? Are you getting any rest?


  2. It snowed all day here...just when I thought spring might be around the corner:(

  3. Hi there Sandra i hope all is going well, still praying for you both every day, lots of hugs xx

  4. Anonymous4:19 AM EST

    Sending my love and prayers to you both.

  5. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers Sandra. Be watching your mailbox. Hugs!

  6. Fierce spring storms - we know they are followed by sunshine and new life - just not exactly when. Your quotes brought to mind the wonderful song:
    And they'll know we are Christians by our love,
    By our Love,
    Yes they'll know we are Christians by our love.

    We will work with each other,
    We will work side by side.
    We will work with each other,
    We will work side by side.
    And we'll guard each man's dignity
    And save each man's pride.

  7. Hope all is going well for you - love that snowy sheep photo...

  8. TOO COOL! Good for you!!

    Common Cents

  9. brrrrrrr! hope you are both staying warm and doing well. God bless you both.

  10. Beautiful snowy picture, Sandra.... we also had snow yesterday morning, but not near that much!
    I look forward to your Sabbath posts so much!

  11. Hi Sandra,

    Just stopping in to let you know that I think about you and Dave often. You're both in my prayers.


  12. The snow is so pretty. I always love to read the quotes you gather for Sabbath keeping. Good for the soul. Blessings to you and Dave. As always, you are both in my prayers.
    Had to share this . . . the "word" verification is unmess. Is there any message there?

  13. Joining in prayer with you dear one! The words of others are so perfectly chosen. Love you my friend ~ Katie

  14. Sandra I do not know you personally rather that you are my sister in Christ which connects us more closely than meeting face to face. You truly inspire and lift others. May all the prayers carry you on wings of love. Abbey

  15. Thank you Sandra for this post thank you so much for your prayers. Praying for you and Dave and believing with you. Blessings.


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