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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Two Sisters by Susan Macdowell Eakins circa 1879


This picture reminds me so much of me and my sister Jamie. I have the book, she is sewing. What I love about my sister is that we can be riding in the car for 20 minutes and not say a word to each other. I don't feel like I have to entertain her. But, we usually do talk, alot!
She is several years older than me, but it feels like we are the same age. When I feel down I know she will have an encouraging word for me. And I will have one for her when she needs it. God knew what he was doing when He gave us sisters, didn't He?

1 comment:

Amy Wagner said...

I don't have any sisters. I like how you describe your relationship and bond with your sister. The two of you are lucky!
I love the painting!!!
Amy

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