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Sunday, October 09, 2016

Sabbath Keeping

"I am the Lord, God of all mankind.
Is anything too hard for me?"

"All things are possible to him who believes. 
They are less difficult to him who hopes. 
They are easier to him who loves, 
and still more easy to him who perseveres 
in the practice of these three virtues."

"All that is good, all that is true, all that is beautiful, all that is beneficent, be it great or small, be it perfect or fragmentary, natural as well as supernatural, moral as well as material, comes from God." ~ John Henry Newman ~

"God provides in amazing ways to get the work done.
He can provide what you need too." ~ Karen Moore ~

"Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see."
~ C. S. Lewis ~

"We believe that the work of regeneration, conversion, sanctification and faith, is not an act of man's free will and power, but of the mighty, efficacious and irresistible grace of God." ~ Charles H. Spurgeon ~

"Sometimes we are our own worst obstacle." ~ Sandra ~

"At strategic moments God again and again manifested Himself to men by miracles so they had outward, confirming evidence that the words they heard from God's servants were true." ~ Billy Graham ~

"Where God guides,
He provides."
~ Karen Moore ~ 

"Our Father in heaven.
Reveal who You are.
Set the world right:
Do what's best -
as above, so below.
Keep us alive with 
three square meals.
Keep us forgiven with you
and forgiving others.
Keep us safe from
ourselves and the Devil.
You're in charge!
You can do anything You want!
You're ablaze n beauty!
Yes. Yes. Yes."

Please pray for ~ Nancy ~ Alisha ~ Sandra (recovering slowly) ~


  1. Beautiful post! Happy Sunday ♥

  2. That's certainly a freewheeling interpretation of the Lord's Prayer.

  3. Recovering? I must have missed something! Praying for you!
    Thanks for some great quotes!

  4. Great post. I enjoyed this rendition of the Lord's prayer.

    What are you recovering from dear Sandra? May you soon be well whatever it is.

    Love, hugs & prayers ~ FlowerLady

  5. Good Morning Sandra . . .
    Thank you for your Sabbath Keeping . . .
    My Monday morning reflecting, (when it arrives in my email.)
    Hope all is well in your world . . .

  6. Amen to the wise words from Sandra -

  7. I love the C.S. Lewis quote. Take care, good Sandra.

  8. By the way, that was an observation - not a criticism.
    Hope you are soon back to 100% health, Sandra.

  9. Hi Sandra, I have missed visiting you for a long while. I hope you feel much better very soon. You are a joy to visit and one of the rare people I know who stands by her belief. Thank you for being the encouragment I need in this crazy, sad world. Have a beautiful week. Joyful Hugs, Anne

  10. Summer, thank you so much.

    Quinn, I thought so too...different versions for ponderment

    Thanks, Lisa, it's been a long few weeks.

    Rainy, thank you; recovering from bad stuff "caught" in the doc office.

    Lynne, no complaints from the farm and thanks.

    Linda Sue, learned from

    Karen, C. S. Lewis is always good for a great quote.

    Quinn, never entered my mind otherwise! I'm 90% back and looking hard for that other 10%.

    Anne, you are SO kind! Thank you for encouragement.

  11. I've read these twice and will come back again!

  12. It's such a beautiful time of year, hope that you are up and about by now Sandra. I have to get to DR. for a few shots. Hate to sit in the office waiting with so many sick people. I use those hand wipes at all the stores
    and if I take MR. Bennie we take his blankly to sit on. Here's hoping you
    are bright eyed and bushy tailed today. yvonne

  13. An uplifting post. Thanks for finding me just when I needed these words.


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