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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, August 14, 2011

Sabbath Keeping in Romania

~ scythe sharpening ~
"Then saith he unto his disciples, 
The harvest truly is plenteous,
but the labourers are few; 
Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest,
that he will send forth labourers into his harvest."
~ Matthew 9:37-38 ~
~ starting the swing ~
"But when the fruit is brought forth, 
immediately he putteth in the sickle, 
because the harvest is come."
~ Mark 4:29 ~
~ middle of swing ~
"Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food 
will also supply and increase your store of seed and 
will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness."
~ 2 Corinthians 9:10 ~
 ~ swing completed ~
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time
we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."
~ Galatians 6:9 ~
Blessings ~ harvest ~ sharpened blade ~ laborers ~ strength to do the work He has set before us ~


  1. Sweet Blessings to you!

  2. Just beautiful, Sandra. Love your pictures of your trip. Feel like we are there with you. Hope all is well with you both.

    Would you be so kind to (& tell your friends) comment on my BLOG ONLY (emails don't count), for the Miracle Makeover fund drive. Charlie, 8 yr. old, & his story are fabulous. Every comment brings us a $1 for the next person that will be sponsored.

    Have a beautiful weekend.
    TTFN ~

  3. Really natural hard work like 100 years ago in the Bavarian Forest, where I live...

  4. I love following along on your trip with you!

  5. I have certainly enjoyed your trip through your writings. You reminded me today to take the time to sharpen my tools BEFORE i start any work. good thoughts

  6. What a special Sabbath Keeping this is. Your trip has been amazing. My fave is that the spinner thinks your spinning is not handmade, but "with a machine." If she only knew....

    Beautiful images, Sandra.

    Traveling Mercies to you,

  7. We forget the actual harvesting is a back-breaking job whether it is harvesting wheat, crops, or souls. Back-breaking it may be, but rewarding beyond measure, especially when one considers eternity.

  8. That is a good harvest and hard work!
    I love your Romanian photos too! I will be back to study them more!
    Thanks for posting a comment on my blog!
    Smiles, Cyndi

  9. Goodness~ that is so much work, Sandra! I remember when I was a little girl my daddy use to keep the brush next to the wooods cut back with a sickle... it used to wear me out just watching him!
    Love the scripture!

  10. What a fascinating trip you must have taken!
    Came to you via Maryam in Morocco

  11. Hi Sandra,

    I was thinking of you while I was falling asleep last night and just wanted to say I'm praying you had a safe trip home and are safely snuggled in the US now. Can't wait for more updates! :)


  12. Thank you Sandra for sharing your trip! I have loved traveling vicariously through you. =)


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