....and shamefully, just a few days ago, I vowed to never purchase any again, as they are so straggly-looking when planted by themselves. Today's gorgeous blooms make me rethink that statement. I need to just be sure to plant them among other flowers, maybe even other tall ones, in order to truly enjoy their presence. If I could afford the extravagance, I'd consider blowing up this photo into a poster size to mount on the green bedroom wall. This photo just came out so beautifully balanced and clear.
In sewing news, I started piecing the blocks for the Natalia Bonner quilt. My-size version will require 15 large blocks and 31 small blocks. Today I finished all 15 large ones, and made 8 small ones, so far.
In court news, for personal friends and family, the case has been deferred for second review on August 22nd.
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
"NOW THANKS BE UNTO GOD, WHICH ALWAYS CAUSETH US TO TRIUMPH IN CHRIST !"
The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my enemies and foes, they stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear....Psalm 27 1-3
Psalm 31: 7, 8
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a large room.