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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, June 17, 2012

Sabbath Keeping

"Honor your father and your mother
so that you may live long in the land
the Lord your God is giving you."
"It is a wise father who knows his child. But maybe it's a very wise child who takes time to know his father." ~ anonymous ~

"My daddy, he was somewhere 
between God and John Wayne."

"I just owe almost everything to my father [and] it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election." ~ Margaret Thatcher ~

"I cannot think of any need in childhood 
as strong as the need for a father's protection."

"Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad." ~ Anne Geddes ~

"He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, 
and let me watch him do it."

"A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season." ~ anonymous ~

"In the baby lies the
future of the world.
Mother must hold the baby close
so that the baby knows it is his
world but the father must take him to
the highest hill so that he can see 
what his world is like."
~ Mayan proverb ~

"My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn."

"A father is always making his baby into a little woman. 
And when she is a woman he turns her back again." 

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply, "We're raising boys." ~ Harmon Killebrew ~

"Our Father which are in heaven,
Hallowed by thy name.
Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done in earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil;
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.

If you'd like your name added to the prayer list or, if you've had an answer to prayer, please let me know. Around the world, people are praying.

Prayer Keeping - Becky ~ Sandy ~ Linda ~ Maxine ~ Chris ~ Cindy ~ Ann ~ Jill ~ Jane and Lance ~ Yvonne ~ Clint ~ Courtney and family ~ Colson family ~ Lynne ~ Quesenberry family ~ Pruitt family ~ Lora ~ Stacie ~ Annie ~ Val ~ Kary ~ Mary ~ Kerrie ~ Ray ~ Ruth ~ Kathy ~ Anne ~ Timi, Miki, Mira, Mark ~ Sandra ~ Andrienne ~ Karena ~ Roland ~ Debbie ~ Beckwith family ~ Lea and family ~ Mildred and John ~ Noelle ~ Geoffrey ~ Terry, Angela, Penny and family ~ Miller family ~ Susan ~ Stephanie and family ~ Winnie ~ Wanda ~ Steve ~ Gwen ~ Leslie ~ Becky and Rick ~ Misha and J ~ Ryan ~  Roy ~ Tonya ~ me ~


  1. Oh my goodness! Did you take this picture? How did you do it? Amazing.

  2. Hello Sandra:
    This is the first Fathers' Day that we have had without either of our fathers and so this is a particularly poignant occasion. We are, of course,reminded so wonderfully by you, dearest Sandra that we do have the blessing of a Father in Heaven.

    You are so kind to keep our names on your prayer. We feel blessed to have had many prayers answered but we do so appreciate the comfort of knowing that you keep us close in your heart as, of course, we do for you.

  3. Yes, that photo it awesome, Sandra.
    Love all your quotes but most of all the Lord's Prayer.

    Know you are in my heart today & always, Sandra.

    TTFN ~
    Hugs of love,

  4. I love it! We're not raising grass; we're raising boys!
    Happy Sunday, dear Sandra!

  5. Awesome photograph and awesome quotes! Thank you for sharing them, sweet Sandra!

  6. Of course The Lords Prayer is my favorite, but Clarence Budington Kelland has wise words, too! We can talk all we want, but it's the living that really teaches.
    Thanks for sharing all these terrific quotes, Sandra!

  7. thank you for blessing us with this thoughtful post. . . your prayers are appreciated!

    "In the baby lies the
    future of the world. . ."

    Have a GREAT Week

    Aloha from Waikiki,
    Comfort Spiral
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  8. We don't celebrate Father's day here, but I think it's a very good idea! I am very thankful to God for fathers! :o)

  9. A sweet way to honor those important dads in our lives.

  10. "Licking honey off a thorn" - I like that! So sorry I haven't been by - I'm getting ready for surgery and have been keeping things to a minimum - your quotes, well, I so enjoyed them!

  11. Great quotes and thank you so much for your kind comment and visit to my blog.

  12. what an amazing photo! I love your quotes, sooo true, all of them. Hope things are going well for you. I haven't spent much time blogging and I need to go back and catch up on yours and others. God bless you!


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