Rejoice in the Lord always. Philippians 4:4a
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"The Lord be with you! The Lord bless you! ..." ~ Ruth 2:4 NIV
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"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ A. A. Milne
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"Never place a period where God has placed a comma." Gracie Allen
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” –e.e. cummings

Don't let the noise of the world keep you from hearing the voice of the Lord.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Tea Time

It's been such a long while since I've been able to join the fun with everyone! Teachers went back to school today, so perhaps I'll be on a regular schedule/routine. Summer break goes quickly when there are classes to take and work to catch up on in the house and garden. Painting still isn't finished, but I am loving my Tea Light.
The garden is where I most often "worship" God in the magnificent creation He has provided for me. So today I'm celebrating God's love for me with my lidless teapot and miniature roses. My life would be incomplete (like the teapot), so this Plan B of my life that I'm living is made easier by God. I'm hoping this all makes sense because I'm not a gifted writer.

"We know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him." I John 4:16
This is also a good reminder for me at the beginning of the new school year.
Please join Sandi for Tea Time. She is our wonderful hostess! ♥♫


Donna said...

I understand what you are saying! Your teapot (I love it) is beautiful filled with the flowers from your garden.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello my dear friend,
Your post makes perfect sense and I'm so happy you have joined me today for tea. I love your pretty teapot filled with posies from your garden. It's a beautiful post and I love the scripture you have shared today. God is good! Wishing you a lovely day, Marilyn.

Blessings and hugs,

Unknown said...

Hi Marilyn
So glad you stopped by and now you're a follower! So true about how we are all incomplete w/o God and what a GREAT analogy!
Blessings, Lorena

Al said...

That's a nice teapot. My wife sometimes puts together things like that.

Deanna said...

In His presence...Beautiful gardens and God go together!
God bless,

i beati said...

you make me feel so good everytime I visit. I feel suhc serenity and faith here. love the charming tea pot.

Joanne Olivieri said...

You are gifted with your eloquence and I love reading your posts.

Rebecca Nelson said...

Hi Marilyn! Thanks for visiting me today.

Don't tell me you don't like Mr. SPONGE-BOB! ahhahahah I's SICK! He's sooo stupid...the show is soooo stupid...but when it's one I just can't help but watch it (that said...I don't WAIT AROUND for it to come or OR record it!). :) your your your heart.


Deanna said...

Hugs to you, Marilyn. May the good Lord bless you and comfort you as you miss your sweetheart.

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hello sweet friend...

Ohhh Marilyn, I just adore that pretty little lidless teapot! Your miniture roses are so beautifully displayed in it! Sooo pretty!!! But then, I guess you know how what a "softy" I am for pretty teapots and roses! Hehe! Thank you for sharing your pretties and God's Word with us! I too, am so very thankful for all that He has done for me! I honestly don't know where I would be without having the Lord in my life!!!

Well sweet friend, it sounds like you are back to work/school! I'm sure you will have to do a little adjusting! I remember when I worked at the summers just went by way to fast! It sounds like you've had a lovely summer though!!! Thank you so much for coming by and taking a peek at my birthday teacup! I always enjoy your visits, sweet lady! Thank you for the birthday well wishes...loved your song!!! I had a fabulous birthday!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

victorian parlor II said...


Beautifully written!!! God is love and His love is the most beautiful! We too have started back to school but it is still important amongst all the craziness to take the time to enjoy the beauty God has surrounded us with:).

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