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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, October 21, 2012

Sabbath Keeping

"My soul is weary with sorrow, 
strengthen me according to your word."
~ Psalm 119:28 ~

"Better lose your life than your soul."
~ Lousia May Alcott ~

"You don't have a soul.
You are a soul.
You have a body."
~ C. S. Lewis

"Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all."
~ Emily Dickinson ~

"Brother Cadfael knew better than to hurry, 
where souls were concerned. 
There was plenty of elbow-room in eternity."
~ Ellis Peters ~

"What can you every really know of other people's souls - 
of their temptations, their opportunities, their struggles? 
One soul in the whole creation you do know; 
and it is the only one whose fate is placed in your hands." 
~ C. S. Lewis

"Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see." 
~ William Newton Clark

"What soup is to the body
laughter is to the soul."
~ Yiddish proverb ~ 

"The soul should always stand ajar
Ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."
~ Emily Dickinson ~ 

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart 
and with all your soul 
and with all your mind  
and with all your strength." 
~ Mark 12: 30

If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know. Names will be kept thirty days unless notified otherwise. Around the world people are praying.

Prayer Keeping ~ Maxine ~ Lizzy ~ Pamela ~ Debbie ~ Sandy ~ Katie ~ Geoffrey and Terry ~ Misha and J ~ Jane and Lance ~ LindaSue ~ Raeann ~ Stephanie and family ~ Quesenberry family ~ Smith family ~ Mike ~ Wayne ~ Maryann and family ~ Jessica and Erik ~ Greg ~ Ethan ~ Billy ~ Charles and Cassie ~ Ally Belle ~ Evan ~ Claudie ~ Minnie ~ LaShon ~ me ~ 


  1. Hi Sandra!
    Good stuff. VERY good. I love that C. S. Lewis quote!

  2. Lovely thoughts today, Sandra. How are you doing? I think of you often and wish you were closer....but then I would be a pest. :)

  3. Lovely. I often stop by sometimes quietly. Today Geoffrey and I were bringing in wood today. He is well enough and determined enough that with my help it gets done. So many times my mind wonders to you and Dave. And I think "did they share this or that" we are doing that day. And I feel a strong kinship with you as I know now up close and in person the other thoughts you were thinking.

    You are in my prayers.

  4. as always - the BEST quotations - we be souls - yes we are - and the feathered part is singing happy song today! Just had a series of no less than 3 blessings (call to schedule to come help me in the yard - WITH a tractor!, email and text message) from places/people I had NO idea I'd hear from today and feel like piping up "hope springs eternal from God's heart to ours"!

  5. I love the sentences - and the soft mist behind the simple hut!


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