Looking Back Into My Future

Today is my birthday and the first thought that crossed my mind was to give my Good Good Father my appreciation for the life He has given me.

Looking Back Into My Future

Good morning Father

This is the day that you have made

I will rejoice and be glad in it

This is the day July 19 you planned

For my entrance into the earth

At 2:18 am you hit the start button

For me to begin on the journey

Of my purpose and destiny

Sometimes it hasn’t been easy

But you’ve been here for me

To get me back to your path for me

You knew there would be stubborn times

That I would be disobedient

And do my own thing

You’d let me with a watchful eye

You were there to pick me up

Dust me off and love on me

When my stubborn actions

Got me in trouble

To let me know you’ve still got me covered

You’ve been and still are a Good, Good Father

You are true to your word

You never leave me nor forsake me

You take such good care of me

You said I am bound to be blessed

You heap blessings upon me daily

You shower me with gifts and surprises

That turns me into Daddy’s giggly, giddy little girl

I thank and praise you for letting me

End one year and start another with great

Expectations of what you want me to do for you

I do and always will love you

Need you and trust you with

Every beat of my heart

I honor and love you for being my Good Father

Harvest Protectors

Walking through the store I picked out a sign I liked to add to my fall decorations for my home. I noticed Scarecrows and wondered their significance. I heard the Lord say they keep the enemy from stealing your harvest. I immediately bought several as a prophetic act.

The top picture is of the one I have at home where the Scarecrow is protecting my harvest.

The bottom one is my display at work where I’m sharing harvest blessings with joy.

May Harvest Blessings Be Yours With Joy!

A to Z 2015 Blog Challenge – Green

I’m sitting at my desk in front of the window with my eyes open. I realized I wasn’t seeing what I was looking at.

Now that I am seeing, I see green everywhere. The grass, bushes, and trees. The tree and bushes in front of the window are filling up with new leaves. By the end of the week I won’t be able to see across the street. I opened the door to take it all in. Very refreshing.

I have more green grass now than I’ve had in the six years I’ve live here. My Iris’s usually don’t have blooms—just greenery. This year they are full of buds and blooms.

I have two Holly bushes that never lose their green leaves. They do produce white flowers that attract bees every year for a shot time. The bees are all over them now.

A beautiful red bird was an unexpected surprise that landed in my tree. I grabbed my camera to get a picture. He flew away but not far. He perched on my neighbor’s roof and I was able to get a photo. I got a photo of a Bumble Bee on the white flowers.

I relish God’s handiwork when he decorates the earth as the seasons change. He creates a masterpiece like no other.

Love Your Neighbor

Love your neighbor as yourself

This is what the Good News tells us to do

Check your heart to see if you love you

If you find you can’t you have work to do

Get to know the Great I AM

That’s where love originates

When He touches your heart

A burning fire will start

It will never end

Only seems like it begins again every day

It’s too hot to hold

You have to give it away

Then you will learn how to love your neighbor

 

 

 

My Jewel

J is for Jewel

You have loved me with an everlasting love. I will bless you with an eternal blessing.

You have denied yourself and honored my request. Your seed’s seed will be blessed.

You bowed your knee and gave me the glory I deserve. You live your life in such a way that everyone knows you belong to me.

I will point you in the right direction and show you the way to go. I will never leave you nor forsake you and will hold you in the palm of my hand.

You Are My Jewel

In my last blog I wrote about a story I’m writing.

My friend, an accomplished author who knows the ins and outs of writing asked me to send the first five pages to her. Today I received her critique. She gave me a lot of great advise on how I can make a better story.

I’m excited because she didn’t say my story was a hopeless mess that needs to be trashed. She gave me hope.

Tomorrow I will devote my evening to making the corrections and continue enlarging the story. Even if this story goes nowhere I’m happy I’m doing something I was afraid to do. That fear is gone and I’m going full steam ahead until it is complete. Then I will start on the next one.

Is there a best seller coming. Stay tuned.