Category Archives: Flower

HAPPY SABBATH — ENTER GOD’S REST

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”  That’s Jesus talking, in olden times and now.  :}   Matthew 11:28  (NKJV) These are a only few ways to seek His rest. … Continue reading

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CREATION WEEK — 7TH DAY — HAPPY SABBATH

Thus the heavens Photo by Steve Jurvetson: Milky Way from Black Rock Desert, Nevada (from web) and the earth, Photo by Smiles — Fleming’s sheep near Eagle, ID and all the host of them, were finished.    And on the seventh … Continue reading

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CREATION WEEK — DAY 3

Then God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear”; and it was so.  And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters He … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS?

Cold rain most of yesterday.  Then, in the late afternoon, slanting sunlight began to touch the garden.  I grabbed my camera, and this is one of the results.  and another…    and another…  and another…  and another…  and another…   Long … Continue reading

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SHADED YELLOW MUM

Okay, I may have shown yellow mums before.  Well, I’m smitten by mums.  Especially in dappled shade.  Shade or no shade, they’re so “seasonal”.  Here goes. :}  Smiles

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HAPPY SABBATH — MY FATHER’S WORLD

This Is My Father’s World This is my Father’s world, And to my list’ning ears, All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres.   This is my Father’s world, I rest me in the thought Of rocks … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL DAHLIAS

Friend, Lou, gave us tubers of this pink Dahlia, and my camera loved all angles of the blooms.  I don’t recall ever growing these wonderful flowers before — too lazy to dig in the fall and find a frost-proof place … Continue reading

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