Monday, May 31, 2010


knit hat.

Teach me Your way, O Lord, and I will walk in Your truth;
give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name.
Ps. 86:11

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Painted Daisy's.

The Lord is gracious and righteous;
our God is full of compassion.
The Lord protects the simplehearted;
when I was in great need, He saved me.
Ps. 116:5-6

Saturday, May 29, 2010

wild roses.

Just look at all these beautiful, warm,
wonderful hats she has made!

Therefore, there is now no condemnation
for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:1

Friday, May 28, 2010

Knit child's sweater.
Pullover. Top-down raglan.
size 8.
Using RedHeart Fiesta Yarn.

moss rose.

...the Spirit helps us in our weakness.
We do not know what we ought to pray,
but the Spirit himself intercedes for us
with groans that words cannot express.
And He who searches our hearts
knows the mind of the Spirit,
because the Spirit intercedes for the saints
in accordance with God's will.
Romans 8:26-27

Thursday, May 27, 2010

My cocoon hatched!!

Such a great surprise!
I was thinking he didn't make it through the winter.
I went out to water some flowers last night,
and there he was!!

I am Your servant;
give me discernment that I may
understand Your statutes.
Ps. 119:125

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Beautiful weeds!

knitted hat.

We know that in all things God works
for the good of those who love Him,

who have been called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:28

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

New Beginnings:


Wild Rose.

"Enter through the narrow gate.
For wide is the gate
and broad is the road
that leads to destruction,

and many enter through it.
But small is the gate
and narrow the road
that leads to life,
and only a few find it."

Matt. 7:13-14

Monday, May 24, 2010

early morning iris.

knit hat.

Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light for my path.
Ps. 119:105

Sunday, May 23, 2010

in the evening sun.

knit hat.
using scraps of yarn
on #8 needles.

Your hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding to learn Your commands.

Ps. 119:73

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Barn Swallows
feeding the babies!

Child's crocheted sweater.
Herrschners Kids Brites yarn in
Lime green.
Lion Brand pattern (# 80886AD)
Wee Jacket.

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and are justified freely by His grace
through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
Romans 3:23-24

Friday, May 21, 2010

Mama Robin

Her babies.

If Your law had not been my delight,
I would have perished in my affliction.
Ps. 119:92

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Found the first baby Praying Mantis
of the season this morning!
He hatched yesterday afternoon.

knit hat.

Your word, O Lord, is eternal;
it stands firm in the heavens.
Your faithfulness continues through all generations;
You established the earth, and it endures.
Your laws endure to this day;
for all things serve You.

Ps. 119:89-91

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

purple iris.
(smells like grape bubble gum!)

The Big Brown truck pulled into my driveway yesterday!!
Can't wait to see the sweaters that will this will become!!

For it is not those who hear the law
who are righteous in God's sight,
but it is those who obey the law
who will be declared righteous.
Romans 2:13

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Mr. Cardinal

Child's knitted sweater.
Patons Astra yarn
in Paint Box Varigated colorway.
Patons Cozy Cardigans pattern
Of course, I had to change the pattern
just a bit and make this one a pullover!

For it is not those who hear the law
who are righteous in God's sight,

but it is those who obey the law
who will be declared righteous.

Romans 2:13

Monday, May 17, 2010

Our morning 'sunshine'!
Male finches.

loomed hat.

You, therefore, have no excuse,
you who pass judgment on someone else,
for at whatever point you judge the other,
you are condemning yourself,
because you who pass judgment do the same things.
Romans 2:1

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Blue Flax.

crocheted child's hat.

For since the creation of the world
God's invisible qualities-
His eternal power and divine nature-
have been clearly seen,
being understood from what has been made,
so that men are without excuse.

Romans 1:20

Friday, May 14, 2010

Knitted Sweater.
Top-down raglan.
Lion Brand Homespun yarn.

Beetle bug.

"... we must help the weak,
remembering the words
the Lord Jesus himself said:

'It is more blessed to give
than to receive.'"

Acts 20:35

Thursday, May 13, 2010

a tiny feather
suspended on a spider web.

Forget-Me-Not Flowers
soaking up some sunshine.

Let me understand the teaching of Your precepts;
then I will meditate on Your wonders.
Ps. 119:27

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Our spring flowering bush.

Looks like it must be
lunch time at the

How can a young man keep his way pure?
By living according to Your word.
I seek You will all my heart;
do not let me stray from Your commands.
I have hidden Your word in my heart
that I might not sin against You.
Ps. 119:9-11

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Garlic Chives.
(oh, yum!)

new blossoms on the
Almond Bush.

Knitting Content!: Working on a couple of larger sized
sweaters, for older kids. Today is a 'rain day'. That
means there is a good chance I will be starting
another new project instead of finishing something!!

Blessed are they who keep His statutes
and see Him with all their heart.
Ps. 119:2

Monday, May 10, 2010

fresh daisy.

early morning iris.

...turning your ear to wisdom
and applying your heart to understanding,
and if you call out for insight
and cry aloud for understanding,
and if you look for it as silver
and search for it as for hidden treasure,
then you will understand the fear of the Lord,
and find the knowledge of God.
Prov. 2:2-5

Sunday, May 09, 2010

growing in my flower garden!


"'And now what are you waiting for?
Get up,
be baptized
and wash your sins away,
calling on His name.'"
Acts 22:16

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Child's knitted sweater.
Using Red Heart Strata yarn
in Surf colorway.
Pattern is again from
Knit Hoodies for Kids
by Jeannine C. LaRoche


Good will come to him who is generous
and lends freely,
who conducts his affairs with justice.
Ps. 112:5

Friday, May 07, 2010

early morning sunshine on
some bright orange
Butterfly Weed.

some spring flowers I found at
my mom's.

OTN: I am nearly finished with a child's sweater.
Of course, I have several other sweaters started, but
I am thinking that I may start another one (or two!)
over the weekend!

With my mouth I will greatly extol the Lord;
in the great throng I will praise Him.
For He stands at the right hand of the needy one,
to save his life from those who condemn him.
Ps. 109:30-31

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Our resident Mrs. Robin.
She has a nest above the door of the shed!

Our resident Mrs. Cardinal.
She keeps pecking on the door!
I really don't think she would be happy in the house!

Blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
who finds great delight in His commands.
Ps. 112:1