" Do you not know?
Have you not heard???

The LORD is the everlasting GOD,
the Creator of the ends of the earth." Isaiah 40:28

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

Jesus said,
"For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

But if you do not forgive men their sins,
your Father will not forgive your sins." Matthew 6:14,15

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Back to real life

We had the best visit we've ever had !
The kids are so healthy and bright and sweet.........and they pick at each other constantly as siblings will do.  Kelley and Tim seem really comfortable and happy together and doing well.  It was sad to see the hail dents in their nice hybrid car, but insurance is going to take care of that, and make lots of nice changes on their home as well, so the hail storm was actually a blessing in disguise, as often happens.  Thank you, LORD !


I've decided to post a few pics of my flowers again.  Tonight I'm going to start with a plant for which  my favorite neighbor, Rose, gave me seed.  It's called Moonflower, and is supposed to be a member of the Morning Glory family, but is not a climbing plant.......it's a small/medium, bush-like plant.  This specific one I grew here, from her seed, by my mailbox last year, and part of the stem remained all Winter.  This Spring, it began to regrow.  The blooms open in the evening around sunset and go away when the new day's sun starts getting high and hot.  They put out a round, prickly seed pod that dries just full-to-bursting with seed.
I adjusted the light on this photo for clarity.
No sewing or quilting right now, as the guest room precludes use of the sewing paraphernalia.  But Kelley and I did spend time refreshing our minds on the beginning basics of crochet.  She wants to make an afghan for the couch at her home.

Oh, and I almost forgot to mention the best news.  Tim's deployment has been cancelled........WE THINK !
Please pray that it's true and not a fluke !


  1. I have grown moon flowers before. It's fun to watch them unfurl in the evenings and mine had a sweet fragrance.

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