Wednesday, December 6, 2017

HUMILITY





He humbled himself and left his home in Heaven.
He came to earth as a baby, yet still holy.
He so loved us that He was willing to die for us,
so we could have life ever lasting.

Oh how great a Love!

The highest lesson a believer has to learn is humility.
I am learning this myself. This December 20th my hubby and I will be married 54 years. We were  young when we married, I had just turned 18 and he 20.
We have been through many highs and lows in our marriage. Like life, marriage is a journey with each other, holding each other up and encouraging one another in sickness and health.  I am having to do this with my hubby more so now, he has COPD and has had it for years. It is hard, but by
the grace of God we will get through this one day at a time.
I said that so you may understand that even if I don't post often, and I know you understand that it takes time to blog, you are all in my thoughts and I miss you. He needs my Time and attention and I want to do all I can for this man that I Love.


" Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."
Matthew 23:12 ESV



In trials and weakness and trouble, our Lord seeks to bring us low, so we may learn that His grace is enough, and His strength is made perfect in our weakness.

"Humble yourselves therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you."
1 Peter 5:6


I will post a couple of photo's of my Christmas decorations.

My guest room




This is before I put the tree skirt on.










My table setting.
We had fun with this on
facebook . I took Diana's idea from NanaDianatakesabreak  and ask what plate would they like for theirs, at my Christmas Tea Party. Everyone wanted the Cardinal and the stocking.  







Table centerpiece







"Believe" garland on mantle in guestroom.



There's more but I haven't had time to put them
on my computer. I will try to do so and post them soon.

Have a Blessed Day!



Sylvia

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Sunday Morning Inspiration









"He will cover you with His feathers & His
faithfulness will be your shield".
Psalm 91:4

Hope everyone is enjoying getting ready for
Christmas. I am having some health problems
but  getting better, still have to keep going, not
enough to keep me from doing what I have to 
do though.



Have a Blessed Sunday!



Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving










Today I am Thankful for all God's Blessings!
The gift of God's Love.
Thankful for my family.
My friends.
The special ladies I've met and come to 
know and love here in blog land.

Time with all my family on this special day!


There is so much to be Thankful for!

"Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name,
make known his deeds among the people.
Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him,
talk ye of all his wondrous works."
1 Chronicles 16:8-9

I want to wish everyone a very 
Happy Thanksgiving
and
A Merry Christmas!

There will be 14 for Thanksgiving Day at
my house. My girls are bringing the food
and I will do the dessert,
I am so blessed to have such thoughtful
and loving daughters!
God is so good!
I may not be posting as often but will try
to find time to visit and read your post!

Sylvia




Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday







"This is the Day which the Lord
hath made;
we will rejoice 
and be glad in it."
Psalms 118:24

Have a Blessed Wednesday!
Sylvia


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Be Grateful and Thankful



Next week is Thanksgiving!

This year is going by so swiftly.

Let's be grateful and thankful for 
all we are blessed with, God's Love,
family and friends.







"A person with a thankful heart is ONE who's
had an experience with The Lord Jesus Christ,
that has absolutely Transformed their life." 

Charles F. Stanley

Have a Blessed Day!
Sylvia

Sunday, November 12, 2017

OUR LIGHTHOUSE



Charity Island Lighthouse


In Michigan in the waters of Lake Huron, is an island called Charity Island. On this island stands a Lighthouse. The Lighthouse has stood for many 
years and provided navigational aid and as a safe
harbor for those sailing the waters.  The island received the name "Charity" because sailors believed it was there "through the charity of God".

We have to navigate through storms of circumstances sometime in our lives.  Like the sailors that needed guidance on those stormy waters, we sometimes need and seek a safe harbor. 

"He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven"
Psalms 107:29-30


We don't ask for the storms that comes into our lives but they can cause us to appreciate the guidance and refuge that God provides. He offers us the light of His Holy Spirit and His Word to guide us during those times. It is a safe harbor of His love, from those storms that we seek. He alone can be our "Charity Island".


"The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble.
He cares for those who trust in Him."
Nahum 1:7


Today we can become confused or doubt when we read or hear others talk about things that they believe that may be different from what we've been taught and believe to be the truth and can  cause a storm in us. Always seek the truth in God's Word, the bible, and through prayer. We can always find shelter in His love.

Heavenly father, help me to seek your light to guide me and keep me through those storms in my life. Amen

Have a Blessed Sunday
Sylvia

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday Foto Friends




I think this week was the last time
to see the fall leaves, although they
haven't been as bright and shiny as in
the past years, they were still a sight 
to see.




I love winding roads and this day was a blessing!
Driving through the park and seeing the leaves and I stopped at the overlook and got a photo of the sky.

On Saturday my family, all that could, went to the nearby town for my daughter's birthday. We had lunch at an Italian restaurant then shopped for awhile. The mall had up a huge Christmas tree.






The trees were pretty there also.
It rained all day yesterday so most of the leaves have fallen (onto my car)!

Have a Blessed Day!
Sylvia