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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sabbath Keeping

~ Sadie watches over Carly ~
"Drink waters out of thine own cistern,
and running waters out of thine own well."

"Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife." ~ Franz Schubert
"By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll be a philosopher." ~ Socrates
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without." ~ James Dobson
"Love is the reason.
Lifelong friendship is the gift.
Kindness is the cause.
Til' death do us part is the length."
"It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to persuade my wife to marry me." ~ Winston Churchill
"Coming together is a beginning;
Keeping together is progress;
Working together is success."
"If I get married, I want to be very married." ~ Audrey Hepburn
"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, 
half shut after." 
"A happy marriage is the result of the union between two good forgivers."
~ Ruth Graham Bell
"We come to love not by finding a perfect person, 
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." 
"Where there is love, there is life." ~ Gandhi
"Once we figured out we could not change each other, we became free to celebrate ourselves as we are." ~ H. Dean Rutherford ~
"Love is the greatest gift when given.
It is the greatest honor when received."
"In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals love and two minus one equals nothing." ~ Mignon McLaughlin
"The first to apologize is the bravest.
The first to forgive is the strongest.
The first to forget is the happiest."
~ unknown ~
"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."
~ Peter Ustinov
"The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolates. It is focused attention." ~ Rick Warren
"You don't marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as a result of being married to you." ~ Richard Needham
"Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing." 
~ Goethe
"There are a hundred paths through the world that are easier than love. But who wants easy?" ~ Mary Oliver
"Was it love at first sight? It wasn't then but it sure is now." ~ Anne Meara
"Happiness: you bring your own weather to the picnic." 
"Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they are on the same side." ~ Zig Ziglar ~
"Motto for the bride and groom: 
We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract." 
~ Phyllis Koss ~
"The older I get, the less time I want to spend with the part of the human race that didn't marry me." ~ Robert Brault

"Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: 
and likewise also the wife unto the husband."

If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know. Names will be kept for one week, then we begin anew. Around the world, people are praying.

Prayer Keeping ~ Maxine ~ Kurt ~ Karen and family ~ Kari ~ Daniel and Morgan ~ Timi and family ~ Quesenberry family ~ Kim ~ Jim ~ Beth ~ Sandra ~ revival ~ persecuted Christians ~


  1. Anonymous8:13 AM EDT

    Such a sweet photo of Sadie and Carly. Wishing you a blessed Sunday. Please add Beth to your prayer list. Thank you.

  2. Oh I LOVE the photo and every one of those quotes I get and Love. Hug B

  3. Excellent post. I love each quote! I am going to save this and go over them again and again. Thank you :)

  4. I love these animals, to me they are truly God's creatures. xx's

  5. I love these posts of yours on Sundays but where ever do you find all these quotes etc?..Hope youre having a blessed Sunday :)

  6. i love the dobson quote, "only marry
    the person you couldn't live without."
    i did that.

  7. Great quotes. Should be required reading before marriage and on each anniversary maybe.

  8. I absolutely loved this post just didn't get a chance to say so earlier!
    Is Carly OK?
    We just lost one of our beautiful and most loved Angora goat Bessie - it's always hard.
    Have a wonderful week!
    x Suzy

  9. Mildred, Beth was added and this photo is one of my favorite.

    Buttons, it is a good photo, isn't it?

    Debbie, you're welcome, glad to be of help.

    Marsha, God created them first.

    Robyn, it takes a while. Usually, I spend 2 to 3 hours on each Sabbath Keeping post.

    Lea, so did I.

    Dewena, good advice!

    Suziqu, I'm so sorry about Bessie; I hate losing any of my companion animals.


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