REFLECTED BLESSINGS!

June 28, 2017

We cannot have shadows in the darkness.

So, if you see one on a rainy day,

and you cannot find the sun,

that sunny brightness

MUST be reflected from you!

You are blessed!

Be a blessing to others!

By Martha L Shaw –  ©2017

 

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ALWAYS GIVE THANKS!

June 27, 2017

Beyond The Veil

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For the Light costumed by darkness,

I thank you, Lord.

For the beauty I know but cannot see,

I thank you, Lord.

For the music I cannot hear yet still I dance

And thank you, Lord.

For your secret healing of my every need,

I thank you, Lord.

For living in this broken human’s heart,

I thank you, Lord.

For using me anyway,

All my love and thanks and praise to you.

Amen

By Martha L Shaw –  ©2014

 


MOST TREASURED GIFT – FAITH

June 26, 2017

A distant rumble

cannot darken my delight

in nature’s beauty

By Martha L Shaw – © 2015  Words and Image

Lily

When I got my first home, knowing nothing of gardening, I was amazed when the neglected yard suddenly come spring had lilies in bloom!  When I relocated some years later filled with hopes and dreams, I also faced many unexpected challenges. I still do. Come spring though, I was again surprised by lilies!  I still know nothing about gardening, but I know my Savior’s redeeming love.  I saw it that day in the lilies He gave to me! The lilies bloomed again today – an ever living reminder of His love!


FREEDOM IS AN ILLUSION

June 24, 2017

Freedom is an illusion!

It is only in surrendering

our heart, our soul, and all that we are

to the Lord that we ever know

what it truly is to be free!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

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SAY YES! MEAN IT!

June 23, 2017

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HE CAME TO MY DOOR AND KNOCKED!

June 22, 2017

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I am called to soar

Broken wings cannot stop me

He enables me

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017


Join Momma’s Party – June

June 20, 2017

THE PARTY’S STILL GOING! CHECK IT OUT! MAKE NEW FRIENDS!

A Momma's View

This year, on the 15th of each month, I will invite you to come over and party with me. Share your link and meet other bloggers in my feed.

Rules?

Easy:

  • Comment on the post and leave a link to one of your posts
  • Say hi to at least 3 other bloggers who left a comment (visit the link they left and leave a comment there so they know you came over and will visit you too)
  • Share this post with your readers and tag it with #MommasBlogParty. Invite your readers, to join in too. The more the merrier 🙂

Ready? Great! Then let’s party!!!!

To get the most out of this get together CLICK HERE to comment on the original post. Let’s see how many new connections you can make over 2017 🙂

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sshhhh… did you realize that I forgot to post this on the 15th??? No? Oh, good…

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BE, THOU, LIKE THE CHILD

June 20, 2017

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OH, those meddlesome weeds,

she said.

But to the child

all was beauty!

As the breeze

blew through my soul

I picked a yellow dandelion

and smiled!

 

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

 

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And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 18:2-4 ESV)


BE GRATEFUL!

June 18, 2017

If we bottled up the sun

so it would never rain,

then we would have no sun!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017

 

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Thank You Father!

June 17, 2017

To an impatient gardener

a slowly blooming seed

is a frustration!

But the Master Gardener

stays very near

and nourishes with food,

encouragement,

and love

and He is filled with joy

when the blossom comes to life!

By Martha L Shaw – © 2017 words and image

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