Saturday, August 31, 2013

Black Swallowtail
enjoying the Zinnia's.

The Spirit of God has made me;
the breath of the Almighty 
gives me life.
Job 33:4

Friday, August 30, 2013

Meet Larry!
The newest, and last, adjustment 
to our fabulous flock! 

Can you guess what I will be doing again today?!

"Who (then) is able to stand against Me?
Who has a claim against Me that I must pay?
Everything under heaven belongs to Me."
Job 41:10-11

Thursday, August 29, 2013

I think this family of geese is trying to finalize
their holiday weekend plans! 

This is what I do while waiting 
for Hubby's appt.!

How great is God-
beyond our understanding!
The number of His years 
is past finding out.
Job 36:26

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Pokeweed must be getting ripe!
The birds are beginning to check it out!

Crocheted child's vest.
Done by Doris.

He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit,
and I will live to enjoy the light.
Job 33:28

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Goldfinches are loving our sunflowers!
Which is fine, as long as they leave some
for the chickens!

Crocheted afghan.
Done by Doris.

Submit to God and be at peace with Him;
in this way prosperity will come to you.
Job 22:21

Monday, August 26, 2013

King Louie and his Maidens! 

More hats 
Done by Doris!

Dominion and awe belong to God;
He establishes order in the heights of heaven.
Can His forces be numbered?
Upon whom does His light not rise?
Job 25:2-3

Sunday, August 25, 2013

An unexpected quiet morning.
Coffee, knitting and sunrise.

A fabulous yarn donation!

To God belong wisdom and power;
counsel and understanding are His.
Job 12:13

Friday, August 23, 2013


Hats and scarves.
Done by Doris.

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives sight to the eyes of both. 
Prov. 29:13

Thursday, August 22, 2013

First ever 'Egg Money'!!

Quilt squares crocheted
by Doris!
I will be putting them together
to make a child's sweater.

Man's days are determined;
You have decreed the number of his months
and have set limits he cannot exceed.
Job. 14:5

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

the colors of fall are starting to appear.

King Louie.
Our new wake up call!

How can a mortal be righteous before God?
Though one wished to dispute with Him,
he could not answer Him one time out of a thousand.
His wisdom is profound,
His power is vast.
Who has resisted Him and come out unscathed?
Job 9:2-4

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

I was told that you needed to have a male and a female
tree to make fruit. 
Imagine my great delight this morning when I found
this PawPaw, knowing we only have ONE tree!

Red Delicious Apple.
I was told that if I planted an apple seed
and grew an apple tree, I wouldn't get
a 'real' apple.
Imagine my delight when I picked this
beautiful, edible Red Delicious apple!


End of summer break.

He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed,
miracles that cannot be counted.
Job 5:9

Monday, August 19, 2013

wild flowers.

country scene.

After Job had prayed for his friends,
the Lord made him prosperous again
and gave him twice as much as he had before.
Job 42:10

Sunday, August 18, 2013

wide open spaces....
another beautiful sun-filled summer day!

Mourning Dove 
enjoying the quiet evening.....

Anyone, then,
 who knows the good he ought to do
and doesn't do it,
James 4:17

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Saw this fellow stopping by to check us out!

Finding locust shells is almost as much fun
as finding Easter eggs!

Fear of man will prove to be a snare,
but whoever trusts in the Lord 
is kept safe.
Prov. 29:25

Friday, August 16, 2013

corn silk...

white puffy clouds
and blue sky!

A man's pride brings him low,
but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
Prov. 29:23

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Resurrection Lilies.

I am contemplating the life lessons
I am learning from a flock of chickens. 

Live such good lives among the pagans that,
though they accuse you of doing wrong,
 they may see your good deeds 
and glorify God on the day He visits us.
1 Peter 2:12

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Checking out the scenery!

Crocheted child's sweater. 
Top-down raglan style.
Mary Maxim Ultra Mellowspun DK yarn

He who conceals his sins does not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
finds mercy. 
Prov. 28:13

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

One of our Production Red hens!

This is Rocky, our Light Brahma rooster!

To God's elect, strangers in the world....
who have been chosen 
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, 
through the sanctifying work of the Spirit,
for obedience to Jesus Christ 
and the sprinkling by His blood:
Grace and peace be yours in abundance.
1 Peter 1:1-2

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Dark Brahma.

The beauty of having your own chickens!

For whoever keeps the whole law
 yet stumbles at just one point
 is guilty of breaking all of it.
James. 2:10

Saturday, August 10, 2013

One of the most amazing flowers EVER!

grasshopper on a love-in-the-mist seed pod.

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool
than for him. 
Prov. 26:12

Friday, August 09, 2013

Bright pink Zinnia

So many little bodies will be kept
warm with your fabulous donation!!
Oh yeah, and I get to play with all
of this yarn!! yay!

There is only on Lawgiver and Judge,
the who is able to save and destroy.
But you-who are you to judge your neighbor?
James 4:12


Thursday, August 08, 2013

Early morning hazy sunrise...
...leads to a rainy afternoon.

You do not have, because you do not ask God.
When you ask, you do not receive,
 because you ask with wrong motives, 
that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.
James 4:2-3

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

A very hazy, humid mid-summer morning!

The canning season is in full swing!

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, 
in view of God's mercy,
to offer your bodies as living sacrifices,
holy and pleasing to God-
which is your spiritual worship.
Romans 12:1

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

more dampness this morning!

wild flowers. 

Speak and act as those who are going to be judged
 by the law that gives freedom,
 because judgement without mercy 
will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. 
Mercy triumphs over judgement.
James 2:12-13