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Wisdom from the Psalms

Saturday, May 19, 2012

May 19

Psalm 65:6
Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power.

Todd's teacher talked about the mountains he had visited just the summer before. The teacher said that thousands of years ago, the mountains weren't nearly so high. With each passing year, they jutted higher and higher. Amazing power pushed them skyward. Todd had walked along the ridge of one mountain, taking for granted that it had always been there. The world was a really fascinating place.

It is wonderful to think of our God as the creator of all that is. There is so much that truly is fascinating, and we cannot begin to understand it all. God set the mountains in their places, and He changes them ever so slightly all the time. A God powerful enough to do all that is a God worthy of our praise and devotion. Put your faith in God, and you will be moved no more easily than a mountain can be.

Prayer: Lord, You have done so many wonderful things. Your power is beyond imagining. Send t hat power to me, that I might stand fast in my faith and be unmoved in a world full of temptation. Amen.

  
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KICKINGIT@56 5/19/2012 8:20PM

    Another fascinating place to view God's glory are in the pictures taken by the Hubble telescope. Can anyone doubt the mightiness of God after seeing those?

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STUDLEEJOE 5/19/2012 5:25AM

    great post

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Psalm 125

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Psalm 125 New Living Translation

A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem.

1 Those who trust in the Lord are as secure as Mount Zion;
they will not be defeated but will endure forever.

2 Just as the mountains surround Jerusalem,
so the Lord surrounds his people, both now and forever.

3 The wicked will not rule the land of the godly,
for then the godly might be tempted to do wrong.

4 O Lord, do good to those who are good,
whose hearts are in tune with you.

5 But banish those who turn to crooked ways, O Lord.
Take them away with those who do evil.

May Israel have peace!

  
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KICKINGIT@56 5/19/2012 8:15PM

    I like the NLT too. This Psalm promises that God will administer justice one day, and as for me , I can hardly wait for that day of vindication.

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RSSSLHB 5/19/2012 7:01AM

    emoticonfor posting God bless

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Psalm 124

Friday, May 18, 2012

Psalm 124 New Living Translation (NLT)

A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David.

1 What if the Lord had not been on our side?
Let all Israel repeat:

2 What if the Lord had not been on our side
when people attacked us?

3 They would have swallowed us alive
in their burning anger.

4 The waters would have engulfed us;
a torrent would have overwhelmed us.

5 Yes, the raging waters of their fury
would have overwhelmed our very lives.

6 Praise the Lord,
who did not let their teeth tear us apart!

7 We escaped like a bird from a hunterís trap.
The trap is broken, and we are free!

8 Our help is from the Lord,
who made heaven and earth.

  
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BECKYR16 5/18/2012 11:23PM

    Amen!

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PURESTILLWATER 5/18/2012 10:53PM

    Wonderfully powerful!!!!

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Victoria Day Long Weekend..

Friday, May 18, 2012

Hi All,

Today is the start of our long holiday weekend, Monday is Victoria Day...I have Logan for the day. We have already done puzzles, water play, he has played on the slide and now is watching a children's program, we have story time and a walk to get in as yet, then its lunch and nap time. I get in my quiet time while he is napping.

Saturday is our Tenant's Association garage sale, I'll be at that from 7am to 4pm.. yes, a long day for this gal. Sunday is church and then I get Nyla for 2 days with going home late Monday night. I have a decoupage` craft ready for us to do and other crafts. Monday, Victoria Day we are going for a walk to Starbucks and will have a treat, Passion Tea Lemonade and a muffin. It is her special treat with grandma. On the way home we will stop in at the Dollar Store and buy some more bubbles to do bubble play at home.

Tuesday is a quiet day for me resting after a busy long weekend holiday. So there you have it, my day and busy weekend...

So from my house to yours, Happy Victoria Day and God Bless...

  
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AVANELL 5/18/2012 7:19PM

    Happy Victoria Day! May you have a wonderful long weekend with your grandchildren! Sounds like you have it all planned out so it will go smoothly!

God Bless!

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Mother's Day & Garden Collage`

Friday, May 18, 2012

Hi All,

I had a beautiful Mother's Day on Sunday, I spent the day with my daughter, son-in-law and 2 grandkids at a beautiful park near where I attend Church. My daughter and granddaughter picked me up after church and we met my grandson and son-in-law at the park...Rocky Point Park is situated on the shores of an ocean front, beautiful scenery with a boat launch and pier that takes you out to the centre of the inlet, you can see the seals swimming in the water, sail boats passing by and the people paddling boats they have rented and some in canoes from the canoe club. There are restaurants, one in particular, called Pajo's, famous for English style fish and chips. Believe me it is a beautiful spot. Kids play areas, trails and picnic areas. Unfortunately I couldn't take any water pictures as within 1 hour of arriving the area was a sea of people. So all I got was the beautiful open areas of the grassy areas where the picnic areas are. We had a perfect spot under our own tree, lovely it was..I have taken pictures of my grandkids and pictures of my hanging basket and other flowers in my yard and patio I had planted for Mother's Day, indeed I was spoiled and richly blessed. The only added thing I need is my carpet down on the deck, can't be installed until power washing and weather is stable. Hope you enjoy the collage`.

  
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SAVINGHANNAH 5/18/2012 10:29PM

    OMG!!!!! Beautifullllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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RUNNINGOMA 5/18/2012 8:06AM

    Beautiful garden! Thanks for sharing!

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TRACYZABELLE 5/18/2012 5:10AM

    emoticon

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MAMASUDS 5/18/2012 3:23AM

    What a beautiful garden and sitting area. Looks like you had a great day!

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