“By wisdom a house is built and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with precious and pleasant riches.” Proverbs 24 : 3-4 There are three ‘find out moments’ and a scary one that come to mind. The ceiling in the back bedroom was visibly sagging in the middle. Mum andContinue reading “Finding things out about our new home the old cottage.”
Category Archives: Memories
Parsley,Shells and a memory
We can’t hide from God. For there is not a word on my tongue but you Lord know it, all of it. Psalm 139: 4 ( Sandy’s wording) Shells brownblackwhite picked up at the beginning of our loveAn 18 and 19 – year- oldPicking them up as they talked of a futureWhat future?Something unseen ,Continue reading “Parsley,Shells and a memory”
A sad memory…
GOD Himself will be with them and be their God and God will wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there won’t be anymore death, sorrow, crying, pain. The above will no longer exist!!!! Revelations 21 : 4 Sandy’s elongated expression as our hearts ❤ and prayers🙏🏻 are for the people of Turkey andContinue reading “A sad memory…”
The apple tree
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy… Hebrews 12:1 The story goes like this. Between the apple tree and the tortured willow the two trees had the garden covered. Good shade for some plants and not enough light for others. A leafy cover for theContinue reading “The apple tree”
The cottage garden and the neighbours.
Then Job got up, and tore his mantel and shaved his head, and fell down on the ground, and worshipped. And said ‘ Naked I came into my mother’s womb , and naked shall I return: the Lord gave, and the Lord takes away, blessed be the name of the Lord .’ Job 1: 20Continue reading “The cottage garden and the neighbours.”
Remembering change – a dust filled experience.
The strength of those who wait with hope in the Lord will be renewed. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will run and won’t become weary. They will walk and won’t grow tired. Isaiah 40 : 31 To include the passage into the second reception room Roy and I together took the wallContinue reading “Remembering change – a dust filled experience.”
Sedums in the frost
Jesus is speaking: ‘ Peace I leave with you, my peace I give you, not as the world gives you. Don’t let your heart be troubled and don’t let it be afraid. John 14 : 27 ( Sandy’s understanding) The time of the killing frostIt was 1968/69I was a teen, thirteen.I woke up to aContinue reading “Sedums in the frost”
Remembering our first move.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother/sister is born for adversity. Sometimes it is so easy to be misunderstood. Proverbs 17:17 ( with Sandy’s addition) It was January and we had been talking about wanting to move from our terrace house closer to where our son could go to school. I mentioned thisContinue reading “Remembering our first move.”
Remembering visitors who came to our first home.
Remember to entertain strangers for by doing that people have entertained angels ….and when you talk be content with what you have it is so easy to feel jealous. Hebrews 13 : 3 , 5. ( Sandy’s understanding) Among others who visited us in our first home were aunty Pat, a friend of Mom Dorothy’s,Continue reading “Remembering visitors who came to our first home.”
Remembering neighbours and fences.
My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4: 19 A mid terraced house shares two main walls with the neighbours. Ours were well built in 1951 for a population displaced in London after World War II. Our neighbours had come to their new homes atContinue reading “Remembering neighbours and fences.”
Remembering some “happenings”
Treat others like you would like them to treat you. Do everything in love. Luke 6:31 1Corinthians 16 : 14 The three “happenings ” I am sharing with you each have a beginning , a lapse of time and an end. You could say they rightfully each have their own journey. They all feature myContinue reading “Remembering some “happenings””
Remembering leaving our child with aunty C.
…and Mary put her hands supportively around Jesus small body as she wrapped him and then gently laid Him in a manger… Luke 2 : 7 ( Sandy’s description.) A baby, namely a first baby belonging to Sandy mustn’t cry. Why should he cry? I was there and I was totally in love with him.Continue reading “Remembering leaving our child with aunty C.”