Friday, February 28, 2014

this fellow was peeking in our front window 
at us yesterday!
knit scarf
Herrschners Macro Fleece

Better is one day in Your courts 
than a thousand elsewhere;
I would rather be a doorkeeper 
in the house of my God
than dwell in the tents of the wicked.
Ps. 84:10

Thursday, February 27, 2014

summer geranium 

winter sunrise

"The wind blows wherever it pleases.
You hear its sound, 
but you cannot tell where it comes from
or where it is going.
So it is with everyone born of the Spirit."
John 3:8

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Hope these Praying Mantis babies
are surviving this winter ok.
Can't wait to see them in the spring!

Jesus answered,
"The work of God is this:
to believe in the One He sent."
John 6:29

Monday, February 24, 2014

more fabulous color 
in the houseplants
while waiting for spring.

Child's top-down raglan knit sweater.
Lion Brand Homespun yarn. 
Tumbleweed colorway.

"For God did not send His Son into the world 
to condemn the world,
but to save the world
through Him."
John 3:17

Sunday, February 23, 2014

clean coop + fresh straw = happy, happy kids!

patiently waiting for the rest of the snow to 
disappear so they can play!

But Jesus would not entrust Himself to them,
for He knew all men. 
He did not need man's testimony about man,
for He knew what was in a man.
John 2:24-25

Saturday, February 22, 2014

looking forward to the singing of the 

child's knit sweater.
top-down raglan.
playing with scraps of
RedHeart SuperSaver yarn.

Yet to all who received Him,
to those who believed in His name,
He gave the right to become children of God.
John 1:12

Friday, February 21, 2014

bug on a leaf....

a perfect treasure find at the Goodwill store.

Jesus looked at him
and loved him. 
Mark 10:21

Thursday, February 20, 2014

bright colors in the house!

can't wait to start stalking bugs again!

From the fullness of His grace
 we have all received one blessing after another.
For the law was given through Moses;
grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
John 1: 16-17

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

dreaming of summer days.....


Through Him all things were made;
without Him nothing was made that has been made.
In Him was life,
and that life was the light of men.
John 1:3-4

Monday, February 17, 2014

Good Morning! 
knit neckwarmer

Whom have I in heaven but You?
And being with You,
I desire nothing on earth.
Ps. 73:25

Sunday, February 16, 2014

first b-b-q of the year!!
child's crocheted hat. 

Take your evil deeds out of My sight!
Stop doing wrong,
learn to do right!
Seek justice,
encourage the oppressed.
Defend the cause of the fatherless,
plead the case of the widow.
Is. 1:17

Saturday, February 15, 2014


child's knit mittens
Lamb's Pride WW yarn

But as for me,
it is good to be near God.
I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge;
I will tell of all Your deeds.
Ps. 73:28

Friday, February 14, 2014

The highlight of each day!



The day is Yours, and Yours also the night;
You established the sun and moon.
It was You who set all the boundaries of the earth;
You made both the summer and winter.
Ps. 74:16-17

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Yesterday's diamond dust
sprinkled on everything!
So very beautiful!

knit hat. 

My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion forever.
Ps. 73:26

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

winter wonderland....

child's hat 
worked on the KK loom

"But you are not to be like that.
Instead, the greatest among you
 should be like the youngest,
and the one who rules 
like the one who serves."
Luke 22:26

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

the kids were out enjoying the sunshine

crocheted hat. 
Sensations Angel Hair Stripes yarn

But for me, I will always have hope;
I will  praise You more and more.
Ps. 70:14

Monday, February 10, 2014

windows of gold on the elevator this morning....

beautiful sunrise this morning!

My mouth will tell of Your righteousness,
of Your salvation all day long,
though I know not its measure.
Ps. 70:15

Sunday, February 09, 2014

more beauty falling from the sky....
more clean up to be done....

May all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
may those who love Your salvation always say,
"Let God be exalted!"
Ps. 70:4

Saturday, February 08, 2014

a calm and relatively nice 
morning to get some work done outside.

"He is not the God of the dead,
but of the living, 
for to Him 
all are alive."
Luke 20:38

Friday, February 07, 2014

What a great surprise to see that we had a tomatoe 
plant growing in the spinach pot! 
Imagine our even greater surprise to see that it 
has buds!!

It is so wonderful see our house plants
blooming in the middle of the winter!

Praise be to the Lord,
to God our Savior, 
who daily bears our burdens.
Ps. 68:19

Thursday, February 06, 2014

I guess I should put the projects on hold for a bit
and get busy with the shoveling!
crocheted hat. 

And now these three remain:
faith, hope and love.
But the greatest of these is love.
1 Cor. 13:13

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

the calm before the storm
so many projects....
so little time....

Praise be to God,
who has not rejected my prayer 
or withheld His love from me!
Ps. 66:20

Monday, February 03, 2014

I must be ready for spring!
I dug out a few mustard seed from the pickling spice bottle
and planted them! 
They are growing!!

multi-directional  knit scraf

Let the righteous rejoice in the Lord
and take refuge in Him;
let all the upright in heart praise Him!.
Ps. 64:10

Sunday, February 02, 2014

A winter wonderland
this morning.

Rabbit under the Lilac bush.
crocheted hat. 

...would he thank the servant
 because he did what he was told to do?
So you also, 
when you have done everything you were told to do,
 should say,
'We are unworthy servants; 
we have only done our duty."
Luke 17:9-10