Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Sunshine Shining


Oh what a beautiful day!!!  The sun is shining, the frigid temps have blown on to another quarter (at least for now), blue skies are beckoning me to gaze upon them and I can almost taste spring!


Last fall I almost cut down these hydrangeas. I usually get trim happy and whack every thing down.  But, I decided to leave this one bush and I’m glad I did. It makes for some pretty pictures.

And I even like this picture of snow covered logs even though it reminds me we have a lot more winter left!


I’m so thankful for these big logs! They will keep us warm in the cold days to come and give me lots of hot water for all our needs.

This morning, before I woke for the day, I had a dream. The details aren’t important but I do believe it was from God. In this dream I was reminded that all I have are blessings.  Yesterday, I was taking some of those gifts from God for granted.  I had a couple hours which I allowed to be plagued by a nasty attitude.  Oh, how easy I forget God’s love and his precious gifts.

Today I am remembering and hiding in my heart all His goodness.

“I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever. For great is your love toward me;…”  Psalm 86:12-13a


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  1. It's just kinda hard to have a nasty attitude when you remember the goodness God has in your heart.

    You have a good heart sweetie!

    Have a beautiful day my friend! :o)

  2. I just love knowing we are gazing at the same blue sky in the same state! Oh, to have a visit with you!!

  3. I'm thankful for Spring also. I love the new buds on trees, the flowers beginning to show; it also means that clean up and maintenance of the yards is soon to begin. Oh well

  4. Beautiful photos. I love when God gives us the gift of a warm day in the middle of winter. Just a sweet reminder of his many blessings!

  5. Love the top photo especially. Wonderful reminder to always count out blessings!

  6. i'm glad you had a little pre-spring
    weather and that you cut off that
    unhappy attitude so quickly. way to
    go, mom!

  7. Wonderful photos! I'm so terrible about forgetting all that my Lord has provided for me! Thanks for the reminder!

  8. 'counting our blessings'... that's what i have written on a plate on my counter. hubs asked if that was for me or the kids. i said yes. ;) sometimes we simply have to remind ourselves, yes?

    i love hydrangeas. may i borrow your green thumb. please? ;)

  9. Thanks for stopping by me blog! I love your readings! Please come back & visit soon! :] I thought I was a reader already but now it's official like a referee whistle :]


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