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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Psalm 46 Be Still and Know I am God



You will need to click on this to read it since the letters are in silver. This is some paper I have had awhile. I used watercolors to add yellow to the Chinese lanterns, and I used a purple watercolor wash over the whole thing.

This is the 4th day of the 21 day challenge. To be truthful I never even looked at the prompt. I left at 7:00 a.m. and I just got home at 9:30p.m. I spent the day with John. I am so tired right now I am just going to fall in bed and sleep. I have so much to do tomorrow.

John received a card from Susan from Blackberry Creek with this scripture on it. Then later in the evening I read this same scripture in a book I was looking at, it just jumped out to me. I hope it encourages anyone else who needs it. ~love nita

6 comments:

Pia said...

these are words of wisdom for me too. thank you for sharing. know that elizabeth and john are in my prayers. God bless.

Lee W. said...

I love this- it' so true about "being still." We are so busy in our lives, we forget to listen, sometimes! You seem to have "your ears on" though.

Christi Snow said...

absolutely perfect! smiles...

red tin heart said...

pia: thank you sweetie for praying for elizabeth and john. that means so much to me. xoxo nita

lee: john got a card from you today, 2 cards. thank you. i am glad you like this. xoxo nita

christi: thank you. xo nita

Bethany said...

Not only is this just lovely and the scripture a wonderful reminder but it humbles me to see you have the strength and focus to be doing a 21 day challenge. Nita, you truly are an inspiration to me :) xo

red tin heart said...

Bethany: Thank you so much. You have given my heart a boost it needed. love nita

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