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Sunday, July 13, 2008



{"Like a beacon of light springing forth from the woods." That was my thought when I took this picture.}

"Continue in your faith, established and firm.."

Colossians 1:23 NIV

We may have things in our lives that are so hard they almost take us under, but if we have faith in God we can make it.

We get physically tired and mentally tired of all the trials. I know, I have many..

It seems to be too much most of the time.

I want to encourage you today not to give up.

Look for something that makes you happy. Find something just for you.

Take the time every single day to do whatever makes you happy and you will be a better person for it.

Today's song, The Ballad of Curtis Lowe by Lynyrd Skynyrd

1st video, 1st clip

For John..

John always looked for the good in others...

He always said, "No one is useless or worthless! Maybe misunderstood, but not useless or worthless." We all have a purpose on this earth.

~Nita~

9 comments:

Nonnie said...

what a beautiful, inspiring, love filled post this morning, nita....i just love the imagery i can see as i am reading your words....and the amount of encouragment fills my heart and causes it to overflow this morning!
thank you....and hugs and prayers to you, dear nita.
kimberly

http://pamwardenart.blogspot.com said...

Your view or take on altered art is breathtaking. I will see it in a new light always now. Thank you Nita.
You are pointing people to Him and that's a blessing to see.
Hugs,
Pam

The Feathered Nest said...

Such a beautiful post dear Nita ~ you are such an inspiration to so many....thank you for always posting, no matter what you're going through, you're there ~ you are an example to us all. Please create, you are very talented and it feels so good to create. Love and hugs sweet friend, xxoo, Dawn

Donna said...

Hugs to you sweetie!!!hughughughugs

Sandi McBride said...

Lovely post, so very inspiring...it reminds me of taking a nap on my grandfathers lap...always so safe from harm...lovely
Sandi

Mosaic*Queen said...

Simply Beautiful

Classic Charm said...

Hi Nita! I've missed ya! Sorry I've been away so long. I've had some serious computer issues, but I think I'm good now. I love your writing, you're so talented.
Hugs,
Rose

Annette said...

I love your John's saying, and its so true, and I love what you wrote, about finding something that makes us happy, its so true we forget to do that for our selfs if we're happy everybody around us happy. Been thinking about you, and I cant think of something more beautiful to think about, and that makes me happy.
Love ya
Annette

Joanne Kennedy said...

Your dear John was one very bright man! His words say it all.

Big hugs,
Joanne

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