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Thursday, April 10, 2008

Take a Walk With Me

I LOVE my birds!
My woodpecker is playing hide & seek!

I LOVE my Hummers too!
This picture is through the screen!
I think I have 5 that visit!

My "Sweet Hunter" LOVES gourds for his Purple Martins!
I wish they would eat more mosquitos!

My Tulips!

This butterfly was enjoying the blueberry bushes!

These don't bloom long but they are gorgeous when they do!

More beautiful tulips!
These are in my Rock and Rose garden!

There's something about springtime!
Like a breath of fresh air!

I planted these last year!
They are beautiful.
Don't you think?

Trillium

Our Catfish Pond!



I have been in kind of a blah mood this week. Do you ever feel that way? Sometimes I just feel like so many people depend on me. I want to make sure that everyone is ok. That is my nature. But I have found out, that I just can't fix everyone. I have a grown son that needs a lot of prayer. He has not worked in 2 years because of an injury. He has had 2 surgeries and he is still in terrible pain. He has no income and no insurance and is totally dependant on us, his family. I wish I could just make his pain go away. I wish everyone could be happy and healthy. One of my children asked me why I was sewing, quilting & blogging, while dealing with this problem. I told her it brings me JOY, PEACE, & CONTENTMENT. It takes my mind off things I cannot change. I am 53 years old and feel so blessed. Do I have problems? Yes. Can I fix them all? No. I think that is life. All I can do is the best I can do. So, today, I decided to take a walk. You can see what all I was able to enjoy. As I looked around at all HIS beauty, I just thought to myself....... Thank you is not enough. God is so good to me.

Ephesians 6: 13, 14 says:
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore....

Philippians 4:13 says that I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

So will you help me pray for my son?

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16 comments:

Lisa said...

Thank you for the beautiful tour. It was all lovely.We saw a big yellow butterfly here today. I will pray for your son.
Blessings. Lisa

LOUISE @ HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS said...

Thank you so much for your kind comments on my blog. Problems don't go away in a hurry, but just take time out every now and again to enjoy what makes you happy. I do hope your son soon gains his health. x

country mouse said...

What a great entry. I know how you feel, in some ways at least. I have been going through a lot here, and your entry has reminded me that we need to look to Him at all times. He is always with us, and we need to rely on His strength, not our own. He is always in control. I will pray for your son as well as your whole family. I hope you have a nice weekend :cD

Needled Mom said...

I'm so sorry to hear about what you have been dealing with lately. I will add your son to my prayers that he will be relieved of his terrible pain.

I so enjoyed the walk with you. Didn't we see some beautiful sights? I think that I am glad to not have that bird feeding bill. :)

CONNIE W said...

Since we've chatted via emails, I'll comment on the little tour. I love seeing your flowers & birds.
God is faithful and always on time. Continue to seek His face.
Love!

Alice Grace said...

Honey, spring is bursting out all over at your house1 How beautiful! I hope that our prayers are answered for our sweet Nathan. I am so glad so many will be helping us pray.
Love
MOM

Susie said...

What a lovely walk, and I can see why it filled you with a sense of peace and thankfulness.
I'll say a prayer for your son, too...
Off to check out your cooking blog.
hugs!

meggie said...

Lovely to meet you.
I enjoyed the lovely tour.
Thankyou for visiting my blog, & leaving a nice comment.
Quilting is such a comforting passtime! I am sure you will be hooked for life.
Love what you have done so far.
Good luck for your other worries, sending positive vibes for you & yours.x

mereth said...

We're in autumn mode here in Australia so we've got to wait six months for spring flowers like yours. I always turn to nature when I'm troubled, you can see God's hand so clearly there. A long walk is good therapy and so is talking to friends, even if they're on the net! I hope the family concerns will lighten- we never stop worrying about our babies, do we?
Knitting isn't hard and is good therapy too, I encourage you to learn and join in the fun.

Rose Marie said...

Prayers and thoughts are winging your way. Quilting has greatly helped me, too, while dealing with my Mom's illness and passing. It really does help to take your mind off of sad issues that are beyond your control.

Sharon said...

I'm so sorry about your son and will pray for him and your family.

I enjoyed walking with you. :) I did that the other day when I was feeling blah and it truly helped. It made me realize that trials will eventually pass and we just have to hold on to God's Hand, trusting He'll bring us through. :)

Dee said...

You get quite a variety of birds to your feeder.

Love the cardinal!

Katy said...

I love all the pics!!! How pretty!!! Thank you so much for your comment on my blog! i am sooo glad you stopped by!

Toni said...

Hello!I am so glad you stopped by my blog!!
I know what you are going through with your son.I am going through the same thing with my husband.He was home for 8 months.He had surgery on his food due to nerve damage.He finally returned to work,only to have to go out again.This time it`s the other foot.He is being opperated on on May 22nd.I wanted to let you know that you are not alone in your struggles.If you ever want to talk,please stop by my blog or email me.The main reaso I started a blog was to share with everyone the trials we are going through and how God is getting us through them!As of now we are in danger of losing our home due to loss of income.I am also facing a possible hysterectamy,so cannot get a job.I believe that God will heal my uterus:)I already experienced a mirical last month.Sorry this is so long.I just felt a need to share with you some of the trials I am going through to show you how God is working in our lives!!I hope I have been an encouragement to you!!Have a wonderful day!!!!

Kathy said...

Thanking God that He brought healing to your body. Will pray that He will place His healing hand on your son also. I too know the power of prayer. I was diagnosed April 23, 2003 with breast cancer. I will soon be celebrating my 5 year milestone. Praise the Lord!
Thank you for the tour and thank you for stopping by my blog.

Karen Dianne Lee said...

And my prayers are with you and may my thoughts and energy extend to you even in the silent moments (when we're not connected) through the grace and power of God.

Supporting you 100% Love, *karendianne.