Monday, February 28, 2011

A stubborn apple has hung on all winter!

loomed hat.

Blessed are they whose ways are blameless,
who walk according to the law of the Lord.
Blessed are they who keep His statutes
and seek Him with all their heart.
Ps. 119:1-2

Sunday, February 27, 2011

the thawing has started!

knitted child's sweater.
The pattern is Outdoor Sweater from Red Heart yarns.
The yarn is Caron One Pound in Off-white.

For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed,
a righteousness that is by faith from first to last,
just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.
Romans 1:17

Saturday, February 26, 2011

some berries that have made it through
the winter!

crocheted hat.

You are my God, and I will give You thanks;
You are my God, and I will exalt You.

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
His love endures forever.
Ps. 118:28-29

Friday, February 25, 2011

ice covered praying mantis cocoon

crocheted hat.

This is the day the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Ps. 118:24

Thursday, February 24, 2011

We have been hearing this Great Horned Owl
nearly every evening and early morning for
about 3 weeks now. This morning it stuck around
until just as it was getting light out and I was
able to get a picture!!

crocheted hat.

I was pushed back and about to fall,
but the Lord helped me.
The Lord is my strength and my song;
He has become my salvation.
Ps. 118:13-14

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Baby Swallowtail Butterfly caterpillar
on some dill.

Lots of fun yarn showed up at my house yesterday!
(and, yes, I promise to share nicely!)

In my anguish I cried to the Lord,
and He answered by setting me free.

Ps. 118:5

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

another sparrow picture.
I love watching these little guys!

crocheted hat

Give thanks to the Lord,
for He is good;
His love endures forever.

Ps. 118:1

Monday, February 21, 2011

do you wonder what these two
guys are discussing?!

knitted mitered square afghan
using Red Heart Light & Lofty yarn.
This ended up being only about 30x30"
But I am sure it will make the perfect 'cuddle'
blanket for a child who needs a warm hug!

Praise the Lord, all you nations;
extol Him, all you peoples.
For great is His love toward us,
and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

Praise the Lord.
Ps. 117:1-2

Sunday, February 20, 2011

the bright pink geraniums that my mom
gave me to bring in the house last fall
are finally starting to bloom!

crocheted hat.

"I tell you the truth,
anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God
like a little child
will never enter it."
And He took the children in His arms,
put His hands on them and blessed them.
Mark 10:15-16

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Pot Marigold.
blooming in the house.

knitted child's sweater.
top-down raglan style.
Premier yarns Mega Brushed

Heaven and earth will pass away,
but My words will never pass away.
Mark 13:31

Friday, February 18, 2011

Monarch caterpillar
on a Milkweed.

crocheted hat.

The Lord is gracious and righteous;
our God is full of compassion.
Ps. 116:5

Thursday, February 17, 2011


loomed hat.

Not to us, O Lord, not to us
but to Your name be the glory,
because of Your love and faithfulness.

Ps. 115:1

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Last summer my DGD were playing
around with the camera and this lightening bug!

crocheted hat.

The highest heavens belong to the Lord,
but the earth He has given to man.
Ps. 115:16

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Blackeyed Susan.

loomed hat.

It is not the dead who praise the Lord,
those who go down to silence;
it is we who extol the Lord,
both now and forever more.
Praise the Lord.
Ps. 115:17-18

Monday, February 14, 2011



The requested Sleeveless Jacket is finished!
Thank you, Chris, for allowing me to do
this for you!! You have been so
very kind and generous with all you
do for me.
I learned some new techniques that will
stick with me for future projects!

"Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served,
but to serve,
and to give His life as a ransom for many."
Mark 10:43-45

Sunday, February 13, 2011

summer sparrow!

crocheted hat.

Blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
who finds great delight in His commands.

Ps. 112:1

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mourning Dove

crocheted hat.

I will sing to the Lord all my life;
I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
May my meditation be pleasing to Him,
as I rejoice in the Lord.
Ps. 104:33-34

Friday, February 11, 2011

the cardinal and the sparrows
have found the only piece of ground
not covered by snow!

loomed hat
using Lion Brand Chenille

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow His precepts have good understanding.
To Him belongs eternal praise.
Ps. 111:10

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mourning Dove
having some breakfast this morning

crocheted hat.

Great are the works of the Lord;
they are pondered by all who delight in them.
Ps. 111:2

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

dreaming of spring!

knitted scarf
using scraps of varigated yarn!

...remembering the words the Lord himself said:
"It is more blessed to give than to receive."
Acts 20:35

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

in the summer sunshine.

loomed hat.

I consider my life worth nothing to me,
if only I may finish the race and complete the task
the Lord Jesus has given me.
Acts 20:24

Monday, February 07, 2011

snow scene.

crocheted hat.

He said to her,
"Daughter, your faith has healed you.
Go in peace and be freed from your suffering."
Matt. 5:34

Sunday, February 06, 2011

the entrance to the flower garden!

loomed hat
using Lion Brand Chenille.

He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves,
"Quiet! Be still!"
Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.
...Even the wind and the waves obey Him.
Matt. 4:39-41

Saturday, February 05, 2011


loomed hat.

"What shall we say the kingdom of God is like,
or what parable shall we use to describe it?
It is like a mustard seed,
which is the smallest seed you plant in the ground,
yet when planted, it grows and becomes the largest of all garden plants,
with such big branches that the birds of the air can perch in its shade."
Matt. 4:30-32

Friday, February 04, 2011

snow on the seed pods.

loomed hat

"This is what the kingdom of God is like.
A man scatters seed on the ground.
Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up,
the seed sprouts and grows,
though he does not know how."
Matt. 4:26-27