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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

{sunflower in my front yard} it came up all on its own..a gift from above.
This is a picture I took awhile back.. titled..



{Reflections of roses}



I had Elizabeth draw a name early for the give-a-way because I am going to take a break from blogging for a couple of weeks. The winner is Jann from A Vintage Heart blogspot.



Jann please e-mail me your address so I can get your package in the mail.

I need to get some stuff done around the house really bad. But, I am going to get to the responses left..



I leave you with this quote.


"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do."



- Pope John XIII (1881- 1963)



today's song, Johny and June..beautiful, beautiful song..makes me cry every time i hear it..

if you have time please listen to it..

1st video, 1st clip

i had a love like that..





24 comments:

Annette said...

I am so going to miss you allot but I understand, take time to chit chat with our Lord, little strolls,(weather permitting)with Elizabeth, or what ever floats your fancey, you so deserve that and so much more, until then I will continue to hold you close to my heart and prayer's, I miss you already! Love you blog friend of mine!!!!!! xoxo Annette

Karen M said...

We'll miss you. But take care of yourself and if you need a break, then take it.

Are you still going to participate in the photo challenge on Saturday?

Brenda said...

I hope you enjoy your break. Don't forget to take time for YOU!

whitey said...

Have a nice time on your break. I should do the same been trying to get a room redone for months now.

Laurie said...

I will miss you Nita but I will be praying for you daily as you take a much needed break. Praying for peace and joy to fill your heart up with new hope for the future. You are loved and cherished by me and so many others here. Find new beauty each day. I love you.

Laurie in Ca.

Shelley said...

Hi Nita, have a great break and hope you can get all accomplished that you need to. Getting things done sometimes can make us feel more at peace. I just wanted to let you know I was hosting my
200th post "Give Away" at my blog. If you have time and can ,stop by and enter.

God bless and thanks for all your encouragement....

Shelley

Donna said...

We'll all miss you, little sweetie!! We will allow a "break"....but we will NOT tolerate a goodbye!!!lolol...Catch up, laugh, love and hug...and clean...Love you!!!hughugs

Nonnie said...

will miss you, nita....but so understood....i have felt like a break myself lately....it just is necessary sometimes.....to sort things out with no expectations...and to be able to be alone with your thoughts and feelings....hope your time is good to you.
will be keeping you close in my heart and prayers,
kimberly

Debbie said...

Hey, you take the time to get busy and stay busy. It will help and you'll feel better about lack of not doing! We all gotta do it. We'll still be here for you when after you git-r-done! Love you!

Be sure to give Elizabeth a hug from this NC Mom :)

The French Nest said...

We will miss you, Nita! Take all the time you need.

Kate

Patti said...

Hey there Rita er I mean Nita... giggle giggle...have a nice time off but hurry back cause I will miss you alot.

Love Ya
Patti

Jann said...

I will miss you, too, Nita--but take all the time you need. I am flattered that I was picked to receive something from you--no, I'm honored. I would like to email you and send you postage, but I cannot access your email address from my computer on your profiles list, so if you have time, you can send it to me via my email address: sgirl23@hotmail.com

Sally said...

I'm catching up on reading, Nita. I hope the time away will be blessed for you, and I'll look forward to you coming back. ((HUGS))

Karen said...

That quote could not be more perfect for what I needed to hear. That is really cool. See you back here soon. I pray that God will be with you as you take this break.
Love you.

SweetAnnee said...

Have a good lil break..and we'll miss ya
love
Deena

Joni said...

sometimes breaks are the very necessity we need to balance our hearts with our thoughts...we'll all be here when you return...
keeping you in thought and prayer ~

Maggie Ann said...

I came over from Jann's to visit and saw in your profile that you have the movie 'Girl of the Limberlost'...I Love that book & movie. I saw too that you love the Elsie Dinsmore series...I have many of that set...and Willa Cather...and I forget what else you had there that I have enjoyed so many times. Its not that often you find another person that has the same taste in books as you do. What a nice thing it is too. Have you ever seen Rowena and the Seal vcr movie?

Sandi McBride said...

Lovely photos...especially the sunflower
I have an award for you over on the Friday post entitled TGIF and Awards...
Sandi

rivergardenstudio said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and your lovely note.... Your sunflower is gorgeous. I hope you have good summer time break. By the way, I love your banner and the name of your blog! Roxanne

Nonnie said...

thinking of you this day, nita...and every day....missed you on the challenge this morning....but know you are doing what feels best for you right now...and like joni said....we'll be here when you get back! :)
hugs and prayers,
kimberly

The Feathered Nest said...

Oh you sweetheart! Thinking of me while you're antiquing!!! I wish I could (((((hug))))) you girl...I have to tell you something so sweet... My youngest son, Noah asked me about you the other night. He wanted to know how you were doing. I just had to tell you that a little ten year old in Georgia is thinking of you :)
love and hugs to you Nita,
xxoo,
Dawn

Nita Jo said...

Nita,
Thanks for leaving the nice comment about my Photo Challenge photos! I will also be away from the computer for a week or so beginning Monday, unless plans change. I'll "drop in" to see you when I get back. Have a peaceful break... but not for too long!

*hugs*
Nita Jo (I almost wrote "the other Nita" at the top...) *smiles*

Jeanne said...

Sunflowers are such amazing flowers they grow so tall reaching up to the sun and even with their huge weight from the flower don't fall down. Your rose reflection is beautiful. Thanks for sharing that song and video. Love Johnny and June, what a love story.

Annette said...

missing you so much =(
but I'm still here, checking in almost everyday.
Thoughts are with you always
xoxox Annette

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