Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
God gave us our greatest gift
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 3:16 KJV
O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! Psalm 8:8 (NASV)
I stand amazed in your presence.
Knowing the majestic wonder of your greatness.
Feeling the touch of your hand,
As you stand beside me, walk with me,
And guide my way.
Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day.
Psalm 25:4-5 (NKJV)
Help me today Lord
To keep my thoughts on You.
May each thing I do,
And each thing I say,
Give honor and praise to You.
For Your love to share.
IN ALL THY WAYS ACKNOWLEDGE HIM AND HE SHALL DIRECT THY PATHS. (PROV 3:6 KJV)
Seeking His guidance.
Acknowledging and trusting Him.
Peace forever more.
Proverbs 3:5-6 (HCSB
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.
Only one reason.
For you and I, it’s the same.
God, gave us the day.
Psalm 118:24,29 (HCSB)
24 This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
29 Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.
One afternoon while sitting on my front porch, I noticed this Stick Bug. I knew that it was certainly lost from its natural habitat. I felt there were lessons that I and maybe others could learn from this Stick Bug.
AS I SEE YOU THERE
I wonder as I see you there,
How lonely you must be.
Far away from your home,
Your surroundings so strange indeed.
I watch you as you struggle to move,
Just to go a little more.
Can a lesson be found,
Maybe one about loneliness?
Giving thanks to God always,
That people never have to feel alone.
Hebrews 13:5-6 (HCSB)
5 Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you. 6 Therefore, we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper: I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
I have shared my peony blooms before and it will always be one of my favorite flowers. To me, it does remain lovely after losing its petals and only the seed pod is left. I have shown pictures of that before on the blog. But even with the beauty that brings to us, the fact remains that it’s here for just a short time. It is so wonderful that we can say and rejoice in knowing that God’s love remains, and is here with us forever.
Isaiah 40:8 (HCSB)
The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of our God remains forever.
John 3:16 (HCSB)
For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.
The Savior’s Love and Grace
In the quietness and stillness, as we sat,
We heard the power of God’s truth spoken to us.
Understanding the greatness of salvation and recognizing sin,
We felt a renewal of the Savior’s love and grace.
Early spring flowers bring smiles to many faces. The rose always gives a fresh fragrance to the air as you walk by. The yellow water lily is in our fish pond. I spent a lot of time trying to get a picture of this bumble bee. He finally stopped long enough in an area for me to get a picture. So this bumble bee brought a smile to my face.