Remembering how it was for three Mums…

God compares Himself to a hen gathering her chicks to keep them under her wings. Then He says: “You are really not interested, are you. You show this by stoning and killing the prophets and because of this your house is going to be desolate”… Then Jesus says ” You will not see me untilContinue reading “Remembering how it was for three Mums…”

A Sabbath walk near High Wycombe

The most High (God) does not live in temples made by hands; God says ‘Heaven is my throne and Earth is my footstool. My hands made all these things.’ Acts 7:49,50 (Sandy’s understanding and the rest of the chapter is quite strong!) The world is mud-luscious and puddle – wonderful. E.E.cummings (1894 – 1962 AmericanContinue reading “A Sabbath walk near High Wycombe”

New trees and snow drops nearly gone.

The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?… Wait on the LORD : be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD. Psalm 27: 1…14 (the verses between are lovelyContinue reading “New trees and snow drops nearly gone.”

Dwarf Irisses and miniature daffidols

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and don’t think you understand everything. Acknowledge God, and he will direct your paths. Don’t be wise in your own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil. Proverbs 3:5-7 it would have been a good thing if Solomon had given himself time to reread this wholeContinue reading “Dwarf Irisses and miniature daffidols”

7 Daffidols and leaves, 5 stems each of last year’s Buddleja and marjoram flowers, and 3 bergenia crassifolia leaves

All things came into being through God, and apart from God nothing came into being that has come into being. John 1:3 Some things said by Pierre Augustus Renoir To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is withoutContinue reading “7 Daffidols and leaves, 5 stems each of last year’s Buddleja and marjoram flowers, and 3 bergenia crassifolia leaves”

Remembering the birth of our second child.

And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Genesis 2: 7 We were experienced! Roy packed snacks to pass the long hours ahead. We predicted it would take some hours ! Except when we left theContinue reading “Remembering the birth of our second child.”

The five red camillia from a past post

And God said: Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind; and it was so. Genesis 1: 24 You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are too heavy. C JoyBellContinue reading “The five red camillia from a past post”

Cardoon, daffidol bud and hyacynth in snow.

And God said: ‘ Let the waters bring out moving creatures that have life. Birds to fly above the earth in the sky of heaven’… and God created the great whales, every living creature that moves…swims or flies…and God saw it was good and God blessed them to multiply well filling the waters and theContinue reading “Cardoon, daffidol bud and hyacynth in snow.”