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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, March 15, 2015

Sabbath Keeping

~ Daisy Mae, she ain't nothing but a hound dawg ~

"With the merciful you show yourself merciful;
with the blameless many you show yourself blameless."
~ Second Samuel 22:26 ~

"there is a God, there always has been. I see him here, in the eyes of thepeople in this [hospital] corridor of desperation. This is the read house of God, this is where those who have lost God will find Him...there is a God, there has to be, and now I will pray, I will pray that He will forgive that I have neglected Him all of these years, forgive that I have betrayed, lied, and sinned with impunity only to turn to Him now in my hour of need. I pray that He is as merciful, benevolent, and gracious as His book says He is." ~ Khaled Hosseini ~

"A God all mercy, is a God unjust." 
~ Edward Young

"For children are innocent and love justice,
while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy."
~ G. K. Chesterton

"Who will not mercy unto others show,
How can he mercy ever hope to have?"
~ Edmund Spenser

"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice."
~ Abraham Lincoln ~

"One of the simplest of all Christian prayers, this consists in a single brief sentence, "Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me." Ten words in English, in other languages it is even shorter--in Green and Russian, no more than seven words. Yet around those few words many Orthodox over the centuries have built their spiritual life, and through this prayer they h ave entered into the deepest mysteries of Christian knowledge." ~ Igumen Chariton of Valamo ~

"Grace is when God gives us what we don't deserve
Mercy is when God doesn't give us what we do deserve."
~ unknown ~

That is the gospel. 
The whole of it in one word."
~ E. H. Chapin ~

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! 
According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again
to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading,
kept in heaven for you."
~ First Peter 1:3-4 ~ 

If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know and please, do not rely on my poor memory.

Prayer Keeping ~ Donna ~ GJ and Bill ~ Whitney ~ Peggy ~ Mary and family ~ Alan and Mags ~ Quinn ~ Noreen ~ Jacqui and husband ~ Sandra ~


  1. I could kiss Daisy's nose. Sure miss my dog,
    keep thinking I'll get another, but
    I don't know how much time I'll be here.
    Besides remembering the $200 a month vet bills and $70 bucks for dog food a month and walking him and picking up poop and how that sweet adorable baby shed.This is no joke if I found a white dog hair, I cried. Never want a hole in my heart like that again. I keep painting my dog. Have lots of Thor Paintings. Happy St Pat's to you sweet lady.


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