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Sunday~
"How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from you commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you." Psalm 119:9-11

Why do we try to conform God to our will? Live in His word and know true joy.

Monday~
"Make me to know your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old."
Psalm 25:4-6

God reveals the truth of our time and all time to us through Scripture.

Tuesday~
"The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the tstimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple: the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb."
Psalm 19:7-10

All the laws in all the books in all the libraries of the world are but a footnote to the law of God.

Wednesday~
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways ackowledge him, and he will make straight your paths."
Proverbs 3:5-6

To know and understand God comes not through our intellect, but through the wisdom given to us by the grace of God.

Thursday~
"My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart."
Proverbs 3:1-3

Don't measure success by society's standards. Use Christ as your measuring stick.

Friday~
"The the LORD answered Job our of the whirlwind and said: 'Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding, Who determined its measurements - surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? Or who laid its cornerstond...?'"
Job 38:1, 4-6

When we measure God by our limited standards, we attempt to measure the elephant by weighing one strand of its hair.

Saturaday~
"Philip said to him, 'Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.' Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so lon, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, Show us the Father?'"
John 14:8-9

Christ is God made flesh. If you want to know God, you must draw closer to Jesus.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A Childhood Remembered ~ Part 2

Some of these old farm places present the best places to take pictures!  I could have stayed for hours just snapping shot after shot from different angles!  And hearing the stories behind why the wires are hanging off the barn and where the old green yard light on the little shed came from!  I love hearing my husbands stories!
Handsome told me he figured this little building would have been the first to cave, but it looks just like it did almost 20 years ago!



Many a passer-by has used this grainery as a protection from hail over the years...my parents may even have done it once or twice!

Quite possible that this is my favorite shot of the day!  I didn't even edit it!



He was having a difficult time, I am not sure what all was going through his head, but with good memories there are always bad ones too...I do not believe that my husbands childhood was filled with many good memories.

The last shot for Part 2, and another favorite!  I enjoy taking pictures of old still objects...maybe because my paying job is so chaotic sometimes, I just like the still peace that come from looking at these pictures!

Part 3 tomorrow!

1 comments :

FunGram said...

Chaleigh

Very nice pictures! It will be hard to drive by in the coming days or weeks and see it little by little torn down! And yes, dad has used the old barn for cover from a hail storm!!!!