The Sea

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“The sea hath no king but God alone.” ~Dante Gabriel Rossetti

“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” ~Arthur C. Clarke

“You rule the raging of the sea; when its waves rise, you still them.” ~Psalm 89:9, ESV

Sometimes, when I feel all churned up inside from too much chaos, it helps me to meditate on something much more powerful and strong.  Thinking of the force of the ocean’s waves, its pull back into the depths of the sea, reminds me that God is so, so much stronger than this temporary life.  Life is good, life is a gift, and life returns to Jesus.  He made all things, He controls all things, He is taking care of me.  Nothing else comes close to this.  I can rest, I can trust.  Blessings, Lisa

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Angels

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“May God grant you always…
A sunbeam to warm you,
A moonbeam to charm you,
A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.” ~Irish Blessing

“For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” ~Psalm 91:11


“Are not the angels all ministering spirits,  servants sent out in the service [of God for the assistance] of those who are to inherit salvation?” ~Hebrews 1:14

Quiet, listen….the things of God are all around us.  We just have to be still, listen, seek; we will find.  Blessings, Lisa

Donkey, the Line Leader

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Take a nap?  Good idea.  Get in line?  Ok.  Do what you’re doing, Mr. Donkey?  Sounds great.  We’re in.

These three were so cute the other day that I actually turned the car around and went back to snap their image with my phone.

Enjoy your Monday, and if you can find time to squeeze in a little nap, fair play to you.  Slainte, Lisa

Coming On the Clouds

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“It was not long afterwards that He rose into the sky and disappeared into a cloud, leaving them staring after Him. As they were straining their eyes for another glimpse, suddenly two white-robed men were standing there among them, and said, ‘Men of Galilee, why are you standing here staring at the sky? Jesus has gone away to heaven, and some day, just as He went, He will return!'” ~ Acts 1:10-11

“At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.” ~Luke 21:27

“Look, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of Him.” ~Revelation 1:7

Be ready; be prayerful; be watching.  Blessings, Lisa

Sherbet and Other Lerts

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Wow….who would have thought it?  Sherbert, which is how I have ALWAYS pronounced it, is actually sherbet, pronounced…..wait……get ready…..sherbit.  You have to actually say it out loud to get the full annoying effect of the correct pronounciation.  Sherbit.  I don’t like it, not one bit.  I like sherbert, sherbert.  Say it with me proudly.  Because if you say it the correct way, people will just think you’re weird , or possibly snobby.  :)  And we don’t want that now, do we?!

While I’m at it, how about all those other excellent “erts”?  Like besmirched and alert.  One of my little jokes(I don’t have many, so I get excited about the few I know) is:

Always be alert.  (pause)   Because you can never have too many lerts!  (riotous laughter ensues)

Ok, Ok, I will let you now return to your brilliant and stimulating Monday morning activities.  Thank you for your time and effort you will spend in promoting the erts.  ;)  Slainte, Lisa

P.S.  Please let me know in the comments how you pronounce sherbet….this is a burning question of interest for me.