Love begins by taking care of the closest ones
-the ones at home.
Psalm 103:17 (KJV)
“But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him,
and his righteousness unto children’s children;”
Proverbs 20:7 (KJV)
“The just man walketh in his integrity; his children are blessed after him.”
Psalm 127:3 (KJV)
“Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord:..”
Proverbs 31:27,28 (KJV)
“She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not
the bread of idleness.”
“Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also,
and he praiseth her.”
Numbers 6:24-26 (KJV)
“The Lord bless thee, and keep thee:
The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:
The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.”
The verses are ready for you to print and add to your prayer journal.
Be encouraged in the word. Be encouraged in your prayers.
For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with
peace, the mountains and the hills shall break forth
before you into singing, and all the trees of the fields
shall clap their hands.
-Isaiah 55:12 (KJV)
Joy is the Echo of God’s Life within Us.
-Joseph Marmion Continue reading
The capacity to learn is a gift;
the ability to learn is a skill;
the willingness to learn is a choice.
This was the beginnings of the first page of a bible story quiet book I was working on. The design is simple. It consists of a thought, a pattern, fabric (felt) and some basic stitching. Continue reading
Summer splashes on sandy shores,
gentle breeze through screen doors, Continue reading
The love of learning the sequestered nooks,
all the sweet serenity of books.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I heard a knocking at my door. I got up to see who it was. There was my grandson and his dad. As they came in the house my grandson handed me a book. “What’s this?” I said. “It’s for book club.” said my grandson. Still a little puzzled. I looked t my son with a question. He said “We are starting a book club.” Continue reading
Listen to the morning as you start your day,
listen to your children as they laugh and play. Continue reading
“A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was,
the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove……
but the world may be different
because I was important in the life of a child.”
-Forest E. Witcraft
All Their Dreams
“I want to be a painter.” said the little boy of three,
“Oh.” said the dad “Then a painter you shall be.” Continue reading
There are times you might feel you are at a loss for words.
My Wordless Day
I thought the words were gone,
I thought they had gone away,
But what I truly found,
they were there
on my wordless day
©Shirley Specht Johnson
Enjoy every day of the process.
Love’s words are spoken in peaceful ways,
Love walks in kindness through its day. Continue reading