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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, November 09, 2014

Sabbath Keeping

~ sea oats, Atlantic Ocean ~
"Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you;
he will never let the righteous fall."

"When the wrong people leave your life,
the right things start happening."
~ unknown ~

"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." ~ Albert Schweitzer

"The sweetest time of the day is when you pray. 
Because you're talking to the One who loves you most." 
~ unknown ~

"Encouragement from any source is like a drop of rain upon a parched desert."
~ Claire Gillian ~
"There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend."
~ Katharine Butler Hathaway
"Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully."
~ Richard Bach ~
"You can get a thousand "no's" from people and only one "yes" from God."
~ Tyler Perry
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien ~
"The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day." 
~ Amy Gatliff ~
"So encourage each other and build each other up,
just as you are already doing."

If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know each week. Around the world, people are praying; please, join us.

Prayer Keeping ~ Chris ~ Eliot ~ Louise ~ Norma ~ Rick ~ Michelle ~ Wendy ~ Jim ~ Donna ~ GJ ~ Bill ~ Sandra ~


  1. Please add my dad (Eliot) and his wife (Louise) and me following my dad's stroke, and my MIL's sister Norma, who had a heart attack this morning. Also my husband (Rick), that the Lord can get through to him about making better lifestyle choices for his health.

  2. Anonymous2:50 AM EST

    Beautiful post, Sandra. Please pray for Wendy who is losing sight in one eye.

    Thank you and God bless.

  3. This is a wonderfully encouraging and uplifting post dear Sandra.

    Love, hugs & prayers ~ FlowerLady

  4. "The sweetest time of the day is when you pray. Why? Because you're talking to the One who loves you most." that quote is a keeper. Thanks!

  5. I also love the quote Anita mentioned. Thank you for all the lovely inspiration Sandra.
    How is the move/sale going? You are regularly in my prayers.
    Blessings, Deborah

  6. Keeping you in prayer - I know how hard you work and the desire of your heart to live close to family again. If wishes were horses - you'd be riding off to a new adventure based on my wishes alone!
    Thank you for the blog posts - I'll probably not ever go back to it - seemed to fit me for a season of life but that season has passed for me.
    Hugs and prayers -

  7. Please pray for Holly, who is in a season of listening to God for direction. She wants to be used by God, only for His glory. Please pray for encouragement and discernment and guidance! Blessings to you!

  8. Lovely post from a prayer warrior.

  9. Thank you so much for continuing to have us on your prayer list!

  10. Michelle, those names were added and hopefully all are doing better.

    Mildred, Wendy's name was added, how is she?

    Rainey, thank you.

    Anita, that is a lovely thought, talking to the One who loves us most.

    Deborah, the farm hasn't sold and have no is discouraging but I'm choosing to trust God and know He has a plan.

    Linda Sue, it is discouraging but God has a plan...right? I understand about blogging and your life now...can't say that I blame blessed you are!

    Tammy, Holly's name was added.

    Linda, thank you so much.

    Donna, you're welcome.


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