Wednesday, November 30, 2011

rain, hail...

... and snow.
We are getting the variety!!

The arrogance of man will be brought low
and the pride of men humbled;
the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.
Is. 2:17

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Egg Salad.
a great comfort food for lunch
on a drippy, wet, cold day!

child's knitted sweater.
Pattern: Bernat Classics for Babies and Toddlers
Yarn: Red Heart Stripes

How great is Your goodness,
which You have stored up for those who fear You,
which You bestow in the sight of men
on those who take refuge in You.
Ps. 31:19

Monday, November 28, 2011

a bowl of grapefruit.

child's knitted sweater.
Pattern: Knit Hoodies for Kids
by Jeannine LaRoche
from Leisure Arts.
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver.

Encourage one another daily,
as long as it is called Today,
so that none of you
may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.
Heb. 3:13

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Coopers Hawk.
checking on breakfast!

child's knitted sweater.
Pattern: Bernat Classics for Babies and Toddlers.
(book # 106 copyright1963)
Yarn: Bernat Jacquards in Jade colorway.

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord,
continue to live in Him,
rooted and built up in Him,
strengthened in the faith as you were taught,
and overflowing with thankfulness.
Col. 2:6-7

Saturday, November 26, 2011



"He who sacrifices thank offerings honors Me,
and he prepares the way
so that I may show him the salvation of God."
Ps. 50:23

Friday, November 25, 2011

(fun shadows!)

loomed hat.

Create in me a pure heart, O God,
and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
Ps. 51:10

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Give thanks to the Lord,
call on His name;
make known among the nations what He has done,
and proclaim that His name is exalted.
Sing to the Lord,
for He has done glorious things;
let this be known to all the world.
Is. 12:4-5

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

again yesterday.
Makes the sunshine seem extra
special this morning!

loomed hat.

Give thanks to the Lord,
for He is good;
His love endures forever.
Ps. 107:1

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

bright zinnia's
on this gray November day.

loomed hat

"Though the mountains be shaken
and the hills be removed,
yet My unfailing love for you will not be shaken
nor My covenant of peace be removed,"
says the Lord,
who has compassion on you.
Is. 54:10

Monday, November 21, 2011

The birds are beginning to find the
new feeder.

loomed hat.

Sing praises to God, sing praises;
sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth;
sing to Him a psalm of praise.
God reigns over the nations;
God is seated on His holy throne.

Ps. 47:6-7

Sunday, November 20, 2011


loomed hat

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved,
a workman who does not need to be ashamed
and who correctly handles the word of truth.
2 Tim. 2:15

Saturday, November 19, 2011

The blue jays come for a meal
every couple of days.

Soft, beautiful yarn
for children's sweaters.

Be still,
and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.
Ps. 46:10

Friday, November 18, 2011

Saw this Ring-necked pheasant the other
evening. Haven't seen one for quite some time.

Hat/Mitten set and
Hat/Mitten/Scarf set
crocheted by Doris!

Better one handful with tranquility
than handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.
Ecc. 4:6

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Sunshine through the clouds
after the rain.

Crocheted kids scarfs.

That every man may eat and drink,
and find satisfaction in all his toil-
this is the gift of God.
Ecc. 3:13

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The geese were attracted to the many
standing water puddles in the bean
stubble field yesterday!

crocheted and knitted hats
from DORIS!!

I know that everything God does will endure forever;
nothing can be added to it and nothing taken away from it.
God does it, so men will revere Him.
Ecc. 3: 14

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

VERY amazing clouds last night!

A wonderful, colorful batch
of warm hats made on the
Innovations Knitting Machine.

Clap you hands, all you nations;
shout to God with cries of joy.
How awesome is the Lord Most High,
the great King over all the earth!!!

Ps. 47:1-2

Monday, November 14, 2011

Got a new tray bird feeder put up!

child's crocheted hat/scarf set

Remind the people
to be subject to rulers and authorities,
to be obedient,
to be ready to do whatever is good,
to slander no one,
to be peaceable and considerate,
and to show true humility toward all men.
Titus 3:1-2

Sunday, November 13, 2011

one last look at the lady who has been hanging
out on the back deck for the last week.

child's hat and scarf set.

...God, who has saved us
and called us to a holy life-
not because of anything we have done
but because of His own purpose and grace.
2 Tim. 1:9

Saturday, November 12, 2011

there are still a few Forsythia trying to bloom!

child's hat/scarf set.
for a special little girl.

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity,
but a spirit of power,
of love and of self-discipline.
2 Tim. 1:7

Friday, November 11, 2011

Started putting bird feed in the feeders!
Didn't take long for the Blue Jay's to find it!

I was made aware of a family who is in need
of some warmth and comfort.
This is a crocheted hat and scarf for
the mother.

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken,
let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably
with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.
Heb. 12:28

Thursday, November 10, 2011

the last of the praying mantis for the season.

And one more crocheted child's
afghan from CHRIS!

By day the Lord directs His love,
at night His song is with me-
a prayer to the god of my life.

Ps. 42:8

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

As the leaves disappear,
little nests appear!

Crocheted child's afghan.

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
For we brought nothing into the world,
and we can take nothing out of it.
But if we have food and clothing,
we will be content with that.
1 Tim. 6:6-8

Tuesday, November 08, 2011


a beautifully crocheted
child's afghan.

I urge, then, first of all,
that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving
be made for everyone-
for kings and all those in authority,
that we may live peaceful and quiet lives
in all godliness and holiness.
1 Tim. 2: 1-2

Monday, November 07, 2011

Fall colors.

child's knitted mittens.

Come, my children, listen to me;
I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
Whoever of you loves life
and desires to see many good days,
keep your tongue from evil
and your lips from speaking lies.
Turn from evil and do good;
see peace and pursue it.

Ps. 34:11-14

Sunday, November 06, 2011

We went corn picking yesterday!
There is nothing as great as the joy and
excitement of a child finding golden
ears of corn among the stalks and husks!

A sampling of the latest generous
yarn donation from Chris!
I already know what I plan to do
with each of these!!
SWEATERS, of course!!

Give thanks in all circumstances,

for this is god's will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thes. 4:18

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Even the weeds are beautiful
at this time of year!

I was gifted this BEAUTIFUL,
handmade doily!
She made it special for our kitchen table
and it fits perfectly!

Devote yourselves to prayer,
being watchful and thankful.
Col. 4:2