Thursday, May 9, 2013

DRINKING FROM A SQUARE CUP




Have you ever drank from a square cup?  I hadn't until this morning.  Recently, well this past Christmas I went on a tour of homes, in one of the homes the bedroom was decorated in French Country.  I fell in love with it.


Loved the curtains
And the side table.

I've always loved this style and have tried to put some of it in my home.  







Now back to my square cup.  Yesterday my sister and I spent the day shopping.  I had been looking for a cup to match with my bedroom, (silly huh!)   I found one but it was square, I loved it anyway.  Now never have had drank from one, it took me a few minutes to figure out how to, do I drink from the side or find a point and use it like a spout? 




 I found it difficult at first, I didn't give up,  I used it both ways.  Those of you that know me or have been reading my post for awhile know that I am not a journalist.  I do my best to get what I want to say in words as best I can. In my morning devotional I read James chapter 1(kjv).    I found it interesting, ...life can be like a square cup..trails and troubles comes upon us and we may not know how to handle them...do I do this? or that? or what?  I found the answer in verse 3, when difficult times comes upon us we should "count it all joy when we have trails,  knowing that faith worketh patience"  Patience means to have staying power or the ability to endure.  In my daily life, as in the square cup, I trust that by faith and God's grace I can learn and grow from difficult times.  
2 Corinthians 12:9

May your cup run over with Blessings!
(Psalms 23:5)

Sylvia

8 comments:

  1. I like your square cup...and the analogy to our faith!

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  2. Your square cup is very pretty! I don't think I have ever drank out of a square cup .... Thank you for your words of wisdom - your posts are always a joy to read!

    Love and hugs!

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  3. Love the square cup...and I love what you said too!!! All good...who said you weren't a writer? This was great!!!

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  4. I love your square cup. I have used one before and it does feel funny.
    I'm doing a study on the whole book of James, so it was fun to see your verse.
    Lovely pix.
    Love,
    Linda

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  5. Hi Sylvia,

    I have always admired the shape of square mugs, but can't say that I have ever drank from one. It goes nicely with your bedroom decor.

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  6. A sweet post --- I enjoyed it very much. And I love your new square cup!

    LaDonna
    Gracious Hospitality

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  7. A very special post! Love the message and your new cup! Have a wonderful week!
    Nancy

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  8. What a beautiful lesson from a beautiful square cup! Love the French Country!
    For someone that says she's not a journalist, your words come out very nice.
    Love the post.
    Brenda

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Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment, all your comments are read and appreciated! Sylvia