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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Photo Challenge....

This photo challenge is about communication..

It is hosted by Cindra at Knits & Pics & Favorite Things. She is the first link on my favorites.

My photos are from a memory jar that Robin from Thrifty Miss Priss made me.

It was after John had passed. And she went through my blog and wrote out all of these cards from the comments that people had left me. When I received this jar in the mail. I cried. I was overwhelmed that someone would care enough to make such a labor of love for me.

The first picture has a comment from Deb at Vintage Moon Studio: The most fervent prayers are being lifted for you dear one & your family..

We communicate our deepest needs to God through prayer..







The second shot is of a card that has a quote from Donna at Made in Heaven: Go forward with Courage, When you are in Doubt be still & Wait.

I titled this photo Friendship.

We communicate our lives and who we are through friendships we develop on this earth. When we are in need how many times do we get a comment that lifts us from our darkest days. Or a phone call.. Or a friend drops by just to say hello. God gives us friends as a way to keep us close to Him..




We communicate by loving others. By being kind, and loving we change lives...Our love of others speaks louder than we realize.

Faith... We communicate through our faith. There is nothing I respect more than someone who has a true Faith.
~Nita~
Hope you all have a great weekend...


16 comments:

Donna said...

OhMyGoodness...This was beautiful...and Not because you quoted from something I sent...you remembered....and waited.

The photos are wonderful...and they speak volumns about Where you are in your journey...love to you sweetheart....hughugs

hiddenart said...

This may be one of the most thoughtful and beautiful gifts I have ever seen. Wow. What a treasure. What a blessing.
amanda

Just Joni said...

these are great Nita...I think these are my absolute favorite, because everything you said is true, we do communicate our deepest needs to God through prayer and these little notes touched my heart...I think I even see one from me...and these pictures remind me of school day notes being passed by best friends and love notes tucked away...very, very sweet.

joan said...

These are such wonderfl photos Nita. I love the message in all of them. I thought about doing an open Bible but didn't get around to it. Love these. Take care.

Sally said...

So very touching and beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us. God bless.

Susan Tuttle said...

This post brought tears to my eyes - so beautiful.

Susan
xo

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Annette said...

everything that written is so true, and I agree with Joni when a friend need's prayer we do communicate through prayer, I love to "chit chat" with God, sometime's I wonder if he thinks I'm rambling, but then I am just reminded that's the kid in me, after all I am his kid! I'm hoping you have a great week end dear friend and enjoy your time with your dad, take time and lot's of it and communicate with him, through word's, or through touching, or by gazing in his eyes, or just sitting beside him, just enjoy him. BIG HUG'S to you!
Annette

Jeanette said...

That is truly the most beautiful gift I have ever seen. What a blessing to be part of blog community like this!

Treasure Barn said...

What a wonderful, beautiful, thoughtful thing to do for you Nita.

Hope you are feeling better today.

I will try to call you next week. This week was hectic.

God Bless You
Hugs
Patti

Cindra said...

Wow! Love them all. You truly fulfilled the communication theme. What a thoughtful gift that was from your friend. Truly a treasure.

Debbie said...

Oh Nita, this was a gift from God himself sent through Robin. There is no doubt. What an angel!

Beautiful tribute to such an amazing gift :)

Brenda said...

Beautiful!! Love the photos of the bits of memories from your memory jar. What a wonderful and precious idea.54

Donna said...

That beautiful gift is now one that you have shared. Oh my goodness, that was such a touching and generous thing for you to do for us. If there was a gold medal for communication, you would have just won it decisively, my dear.

Now I must find a tissue...

Jeanne said...

Beautiful pictures and what a lovely gift. Thanks so for sharing with us.

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

Nita,
I'm so happy to see that the memory jar has given joy to you as well as others. What sweet comments everyone has left here. It gave me so much joy to make it for you and every note was written from my heart! You made my week!
xxoo
Robin

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