Labor Day::thankful for the gift of work and the labor of love...


It's a matter of perspective...


Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands.

Psalm 90.17
Unless the Lord builds the house,
those who build it labor in vain.

Psalm 127.1
Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal.
John 6:27
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
1 Corinthians 15:58
We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:2-3


adult child hands







{from the archives}


I {LOVE} Sunday::to remember His promises...

Precious in the sight of the LORD
is the death of his saints.

Psalm 116:15

{Dawn, my dear, dear friend and sister in Christ, wife to Jeff, mother to seven, and warrior in prayer extraordinaire, passed yesterday from the constraints of this earth to her glorious heavenly home with Jesus. Our hearts are heavy, but her joy is complete.}

With the Sunday Community at Lisha's #GiveMeGrace


Still Saturday::the purpose of loveliness...

The fundamental purpose of loveliness is to convey [God's] love.

Sandra Heska King - Still Saturday

{Photos - loveliness in late August on Pollywog Creek}


Still Saturday::for the sake of far greater joy...

God only ordains our deep disappointment and profound suffering for the sake of far greater joy in the glory he will reveal to us. (Romans 8:18) It is crucial to remind one another of this.  
Before we know what Jesus is doing, circumstances can look all wrong. And we are tempted to interpret God's apparent inaction as unloving, when in fact God is loving us in the most profound way he possibly can. 
~ Jon Bloom, Not By Sight, p. 123

Sandra Heska King - Still Saturday