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A walk into Sepia

Peter says God loves you very much and He wants you to know that time is not the same with the Lord. One day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. The Lord gives importance to His promises; but He really doesn’t want us to perish . He wants us to say sorry because He is coming in such a way that there will be a great noise and the heat will melt the elements. There will be a lot of fire. 2Peter…

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Leaves, frost and a walk.

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose. Romans 8 : 28 Winter is an etching, Spring a watercolour, Summer a painting, And autumn a mosaic of them all Stanley Horowitz (author) I think I walked into a mosaic on this December morning. Thank you for reading this frosty post from us in the UK. Sandy 🥶 Ps The UK has warnings of extreme cold. We have followed advice and are keeping one room warm…

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A cycle around the city of Reggio Italy.

Heaven is a ceaseless approaching to God through Christ… As we walk with Jesus in this life , we may be filled with His love, satisfied with His presence. EG White (1827-1915 American author. Desire of Ages pg 331) It was 11am and we were cycling in the city of Reggio. I was jealous, a little yellowNot about the architecture or the large well stocked street markets in the well proportioned squaresBut about the people.They stopped.They greeted.They lingered.They looked at each other.They touched!I wanted to talk too and be talked to!…

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At the edge of Bondensee

Submit to God and be at peace with Him; in this way prosperity will come to you. Job 22:21 Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul. Francois Fenelon.(1651-1715 French Catholic Archbishop ) We sat at the edge of Bondensee.The mist lifted and the sun came with a swan.A swan so unaware of our existance that it preened itself from front to back in front of our very eyes.A swan enjoying the warmth as we were too.A swan pulling out its loose fluffy feathers.A gorgeous sight! This morning…

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Zinia to an Apple poem

People, don’t be children in your understanding, Be babies in evil, but in your understanding be mature adults. 1Corinthians 13 : 11 (Sandy’s understanding) We don’t grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present… Anais Nin (1903-1977 French born American diarist,essayist, novelist) And then there are MY zinnias… Some changes in the flowers…

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Sabbath circular walk around Chequers

The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17 “A walk in nature walks the soul back home. ” Mary Davis (Irish Chief Executive Officer of the Special Olympics) A walk of 5 miles with up and down hill. Fields brown ploughed or stubble yellow. Twenty two of us together on this afternoon walk in early autumn. ” Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. ” Gary Snyder (an…

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Acorn,Oak and Harrow.

“The Earth belongs to God; all the lands and seas and life. Everything that God has created . “( Sandy’s understanding. We don’t know all the answers but I have this hope that one day “we will know as we are known .”) Psalm 24:1, 1Corinthians 10: 26, 1Corinthians 13 : 12 Why would a tree do this to itself? Nothing looks rotten? And everything continues… “The allotted function of art is not, as is often assumed , to put across ideas, to propagate thoughts , to serve as an example.…

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Naani poem #ffpoemapop

A naani poem of 20-25 syllables in 4 lines with no title about something that has changed over time. What did you say, pardon?Ears still the same. Where is the hearing?Not distinct then not at all.Sandy England

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#ffpoemapop

Rebecca has asked us to write a poem of 14 lines. It is a give away what country I am in. ‘My’ Strange land Needle leaves giving shade toA fathomless sea melting into skyWhere is deepest thought? Sand course but golden, round a castle wall,Where has time gone? (sand in a timer/ or events in history)Lavender, dog rose, broomHairy canary and golden fleeceFrom where and when?People speaking words they understandEating p-ell- and t-rt-ll- This is not my homeThis is their homeI’m their strangerIn our beautiful world.Sandy

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April edition of the Fake Flamenco Poetry Challenge

A Prime verse 5, 7, 11, 7, 5, 7, 11, 5, 11 Here is my attempt Rebecca. I hope it says Earth is beautiful but I am so sorry it is sad. Our Earth an EyeA sensitive eyeLooks through our eternityIn wonder spinning, spinning, sea, ground and sky.Blue white grey, brown black grey,REDOur planet eye EarthA beautiful eye in tearsCry my Earth eye, you are honest when you cryYour blues,browns, greys REDHow I long to wipe your eternal sad eye.Sandy

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A pond, a dead branch with fungus and a fenced oak with sign.

Divine power is provided for every person struggling for the victory over sin and Satan. Justification means that the conscience, purged from dead works, is placed where it can receive the blessings of sanctification.Sanctification means habitual communion with God.EG White Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.Marie Curie Keeping a tree safe!A tree that had no summer leaves,A tree that…

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