Friday, January 31, 2014

One thing God has spoken,
two things have I heard:
that You, O God, are strong,
and that You, O Lord, are loving.
Surely You will reward each person
according to what he has done.
Ps. 62:11-12

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

There is more rejoicing in heaven 
over one sinner who repents
than over ninety-nine righteous persons 
who do not need to repent.
Luke 15:7

Monday, January 27, 2014

Sparrow enjoying the morning sunshine.

crocheted scrap hat. 

"For everyone who exalts himself
will be humbled,
and he who humbles himself
will be exalted."
Luke 14:11

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Blue Herron.

Cable knit scarf.

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

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Brought these 2 eggs in yesterday.
Aren't they beautiful?!
The dark one came from a Rock hen.
Don't know who blessed us with the speckled one!

Knit sweater requested by Miss Chris.
Carefree Cover-up
Creative Knitting, Spring 2013
Filatura Lanarota 
Cool Cotton

Have mercy on me, O God,
according to Your unfailing love;
according to Your great compassion
blot out my transgressions.
Wash away all my iniquity 
and cleanse me from my sin.
Ps. 51:1-2

Friday, January 24, 2014

Mourning Dove

Knit T-top sweater.
Bernat Baby Coordinates

From everyone who has been given much,
much will be demanded;
and from the who has been entrusted with much,
much more will be asked.
Luke 12:48

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Celebrating National Pie Day!!

Crocheted Scrap Hat.

"For he who is least among you all-
he is the greatest."
Luke 9:48

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

enjoying a bit of winter sunshine...

Then He said to them,
"Watch out! 
Be on your guard against all kinds of greed;
a man's life does not consist
in the abundance of his possessions."
Luke 12:15

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

scrap yarn crocheted hat.

He is the Rock,
His works are perfect,
and all His ways are just.
A faithful God who does no wrong,
upright and just is He.
Deut. 32:4

Monday, January 20, 2014

it was a bit windy here yesterday!!
recycled bar soap....

"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

Sunday, January 19, 2014

crocheted scrap yarn hat. 


"Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?
If he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?
If you, then, though you are evil, 
know how to give good gifts to your children,
how much more will your Father in heaven give
good gifts to those who ask Him!"
Matt. 7: 9-11

Saturday, January 18, 2014

trying to blend in while having breakfast!
crocheted hat...

Clap your 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

Friday, January 17, 2014

The incredible, edible egg!
Coming from some very 
incredible chickens. 

"I have given you authority to trample snakes
and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy;
nothing will harm you.
However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you,
but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
Luke 10:19-20

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

lady buy on a leaf....

yesterday was a great day to get
some work done outside! 

Can you fathom the mysteries of God?
Can you probe the limits of the Almighty?
The are higher than the heavens-
what can you do?
They are deeper than the depths of the grave-
what can you know?
Job. 11:7-8

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Had an early morning conversation with
Victoria today....

Butterfly weed...

He (Jesus) welcomed them
and spoke to them
about the kingdom of God.
Luke 9:11

Monday, January 13, 2014

winter zinnia

summer zinnia

"For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed,
and nothing concealed that will not be known
 or brought out into the open.
Therefore consider carefully how you listen.
Whoever has will be given more;
whoever does not have,
even what he thinks he has will be taken from him."
Luke 8:17-18


Sunday, January 12, 2014

Mr. Cardinal stops by to check in on the flock. 
In return, they share their corn with him.

"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

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Remember in October, when DGD brought me
a pumpkin seed that she had found in her pumpkin
that had already sprouted?
Well, this is what it did yesterday!!

We went from record-breaking cold temps
to the January thaw.
All in the same week!!

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

Friday, January 10, 2014

wide open spaces....

crocheted hat.

"The kingdom of God does not come visibly,
nor will people say, 'Here it is,'
or 'There it is,'
because the kingdom of God is within you."
Luke 17:20-21

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The birds don't really seem to notice
the weather!

You prepare a table before me 
in the presence of my enemies;
You anoint my head with oil; 
my cup overflows.
Ps. 23:5

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Sunset last evening. 
Blowing snow over the frozen tundra!!
Sunrise this morning.
Still blowing snow 
over the frozen tundra!

But the sunshine makes it seem
so much better!

Some trust in chariots
and some in horses,
but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
Ps. 20:7

Monday, January 06, 2014

This little guy found a good place to 
hang out during the snow storm!

The snow is deep
the winds are high
and the temps are falling.
But the sunshine makes everything better!!

Continue to work out your salvation
 with fear and trembling,
for it is God who works in you 
to will and to act according to His good purpose.
Phil. 2:12-13

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Mr. Cardinal seems to be making sure
that everyone gets some breakfast and 
fresh air before the storm comes in. 

crocheted hat. 

"I am the Lord your God,
who teaches you what is best for you,
who directs you in the way you should go."
Is. 48:17

Saturday, January 04, 2014

The calm before the next round of severe weather. 
crocheted hat. 

The Lord delights in the way 
of the man whose steps He has made firm; 
though he stumble, he will not fall, 
for the Lord upholds him with His hand. 
Ps. 37:23-24

Friday, January 03, 2014

The calm, cold, clear
after the storm. 

Another scrap yarn hat!!

"Do not judge, and you will not be judged.
Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned.
Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
Give, and it will be given to you....
For with the measure you use,
it will be measured to you."
Luke 6:37-38

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Blue Jays don't seem to mind 
the wind and snow.
I am back to making hats!
I love playing with scraps!!

Love your enemies, 
do good to the,
and lend to them 
without expecting to get anything back.
Then your reward will be great,
and you will be sons of the Most High,
because He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. 
Luke 6:35