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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, July 07, 2013

Sabbath Keeping

"Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; 
a stranger, and not thine own lips."

A man or woman wrapped up in themselves, makes a very small 
package." ~ unknown
"Anger is the enemy of nonviolence
and pride is the monster that swallows it up"
~ Gandhi
"Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion." ~ unknown
"God's whole employment is to lift up the humble and cast down the proud."
~ unknown
"I had more trouble with myself than with any other man."
"I can see his pride peep through each part of him." 
~ Shakespeare, Henry VIII ~
"In the midst of a world of light and love, of song and feast and dance, Lucifer could find nothing to think of more interesting than his own prestige." ~ C. S. Lewis
"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." ~ Thomas Merton ~
"It was pride that changed angels into devils; 
it is humility that makes men as angels." 
"Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair." ~ Blaise Pascal ~
"The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great." 
~ Voltaire
"God is not proud. He will have us even though we have shown that we prefer everything else to him." ~ C. S. Lewis
"Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire." ~ William Penn
"If I had only one sermon to preach, it would be a sermon against pride." 
~ G. K. Chesterton
"The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride." ~ Martin Luther
"Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle." ~ Billy Graham
"Prostitutes are in no danger of finding their present life so satisfactory that they cannot turn to God: the proud, the avaricious, the self-righteous, are in that danger." ~ C. S. Lewis

"And he said to them, 
Ye are they which justify yourselves before men:
but God knoweth your hearts:
for that which is highly esteemed among men
is abomination in the sight of God."

If you'd like your name added to he 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 ~ Timi and family ~ Quesenberry family ~ Kurt ~ Kim ~ Beth and Trace ~ Jim ~ Sandra ~ revival ~ persecuted Christians ~ 


  1. pride huh? you DO like to wield that ego pricking pin don't you? I'm chuckling - a bit uncomfortable with the lens focused on one of my very ugly traits!

  2. Anonymous9:04 PM EDT

    Hi Sandra, Hope you have had a good Sunday. Love your post and the sweet pic. Thank you for this opportunity to share prayer requests. May I add 2 blog friends, Beth and Trace. God bless your week, Sandra.

  3. You are such a good person to take prayer requests. Please pray for my friend, Ellie's, brother-in-law. He is in hospital for a lung biopsy. He had a liver transplant a few years back and has had health issues off an on since then. His name is Jerry. Thanks so much- xo Diana

  4. Hi Darlin,,
    You gave me a few laughts here. Have a great Summer. yvonne

  5. "Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion." ~ unknown ~
    ......this made me smile and appreciate life including those who sometimes annoy me..."God is not proud," yes indeed...thank you for inspiring me to keep living life according to His will....joining you in prayer for everyone in all the world...

  6. Now I can go into my day! Thank you, Thistle, for this marvellous collection!

    Lovely cat!

  7. Love your blog,feel the same wayon many subjects,keep on writing the truth,God Bless You!

  8. Please pray for Sandra in the chains of mental illness.


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