Saturday, November 17, 2012

Challenge-17: Post the 29th

"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen."
~Matthew 28:20~

[photo credit: Evangeline Renee]
Time has flown.
Thanks awfully for sharing in these days with me - with your participation in Challenge-17, the smiles have been multiplied. =]
To most of the population, the past 29 Blessings and Adventures will probably seem quite simple and common-place - and I suppose they are - but, to the girl who discovered and received them, they have been unutterably special. <3

My heart speaks gratefulness to the Giver of every good and perfect gift. These days have certainly been from Him. <3

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Challenge-17: Post the 28th

"And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity."
~I Corinthians 13:13~

'Windsday' eve was wunderbar (as my German ancestors would say ;)!

We celebrated a Graduation, with some lovely friends. <3
Congratulations, ARS!


Post Scriptum
If I come to mind tomorrow, I would appreciate prayer - I will be taking a piano theory examination at noon.
Oh, you know, nerves and all. =}
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Challenge-17: Post the 27th

"For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known."
~I Corinthians 13:12~
[that verse has always been an especial favorite of mine]

Voila! Spray paint, how I do love thee.

In it's new place.

And there's a Smile for you. =)

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Challenge-17: Post the 26th

"Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage."
~Galatians 5:1~

On the behalf of Spare 'Oom, I've been having some fun with spray paint ... =]


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Challenge-17: Post the 25th

"Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ."
~Galatians 4:7~

::Gran's Cozy Couch::

In between the Hunt, we enjoy good healthy competition with each other [pay no heed to Liv's facial expression ;].

The guys and I played RISK!

They let me keep Great Britain. ;)
They're all gents, I tell you.

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Challenge-17: Post the 24th

"For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth. For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious."
~II Corinthians 3:10-11~

The youngest Fred Hunt-ress was unleashed this year! ;]

Gran has now hunted with all of her grandchildren. <3

~Sisters in Blaze~

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Challenge-17: Post the 23rd

"How shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious? For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory."
~II Corinthians 3:8-9~

Taken from the Happy Travelling* Day!
We were accompanied by two of my cousins {missed you, Watson!}. =D

The 12 hour trek to and from our destination was precisely what my bookish-self had been craving.
And was it ever bliss to conclude two different adventures!

Indeed, the sun was shiny; but, squint-y or not, they're always cute. ;]


*'Travelling' with two 'L's is "particularly British" ;]
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Challenge-17: Post the 22nd

"And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward: Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God; Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life."
~ II Corinthians 3:4-6~

[yes, those are dehydrator trays - soon to be filled with northern MN venison!]

Ah, when one's pharynx and esophagus are irritably inflamed, much drinking of naturally sparkling water does help enormously. =]
~The bubbles soothe~

That particular health episode is now, most happily, in the past!
I'm dearly grateful for a Mum who goes to unusual lengths to keep me well in body and spirit. <3

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Challenge-17: Post the 21st

"Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Thy law."
~Psalm 119:18~

Wow, that Sunday was particularly happy!
 We had a mini-reunion of  EXCEL 35, 2010. =]

Each one of you girls has impacted and inspired my life, and I count it a treasure and privilege to know you.
Love you Schelle, Sa'ah, Hanly, and Kiki. <3

[loved having you up 'ere, dear sister's-sister-in-law! ;]

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Challenge-17: Post the 20th

To be sure, I have not forgotten about postings!
Me and my Fred-family have just recently returned from our annual Hunting Holiday, at my Gran's.
*huge grin* 

I will share more in re to The Hunt in future posts . . .
In the effort of catching-up for the past 6 days, please, do read on. =]

"And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein."
~ Luke 18:15-17 ~

This photo was taken at a benefit dinner, for our local crisis pregnancy center (probably near to a month ago =O). It was a most touching, stirring, and inspiring eve, undeniably. <3

To learn more, view. =]


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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Challenge-17: Post the 19th

"Let all your things be done with charity."
~ I Corinthians 16:14 ~

So, I possess a rather marked love for tea . . . *sigh*
It soothes, brings clearer thinking, inspires, causes smiles, is social, and induces healing (to mention a few reasons ;).
And I love it even more when my darling kindred-spirited friend stops in with some, because I've been ill. <3
Fanks an awful lot, Lizzie. =]

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Challenge-17: Post the 18th

"I can do all things through Christ who strengtheneth me."
~ Philippians 4:13 ~
[thinking of you, Schelle ;]

{Mini Fireman =}

So, I already told you about a portion of my Sunday here; but, the rest of it was spent watching this little man  [pictured above], along with his sibs. =)
Wii had fun. ;)


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Challenge-17: Post the 17th

"Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it."
~ Malachi 3:10 ~

{he discovered the North Pole on our Expotition}

[The following is for my readers who enjoy W the P. ;) If you don't fall under that particular category, please, feel free to just scroll through the photos! =]

 "We are all going on an Expedition," said Christopher Robin, as he got
up and brushed himself. "Thank you, Pooh."

   "Going on an Expotition?" said Pooh eagerly. "I don't think I've ever
been on one of those. Where are we going to on this Expotition?"

   "Expedition, silly old Bear. It's got an 'x' in it."

   "Oh!" said Pooh. "I know." But he didn't really.

   "We're going to discover the North Pole."

   "Oh!" said Pooh again. "What is the North Pole?" he asked.

   "It's just a thing you discover," said Christopher Robin carelessly,
not being quite sure himself.

   "Oh! I see," said Pooh. "Are bears any good at discovering it?"

   "Of course they are. And Rabbit and Kanga and all of you. It's an
Expedition. That's what an Expedition means. A long line of everybody.
You'd better tell the others to get ready, while I see if my gun's all
right. And we must all bring Provisions."

   "Bring what?"

   "Things to eat."

   "Oh!" said Pooh happily. "I thought you said Provisions. I'll go and
tell them." And he stumped off.

{Evins are good at Discovering, too =}
 The first person he met was Rabbit.

   "Hallo, Rabbit," he said, "is that you?"

   "Let's pretend it isn't," said Rabbit, "and see what happens."

   "I've got a message for you."

   "I'll give it to him."

   "We're all going on an. Expotition with Christopher Robin!"

   "What is it when we're on it?"

   "A sort of boat, I think," said Pooh.

   "Oh! that sort."

   "Yes. And we're going to discover a Pole or something. Or was it a
Mole? Anyhow we're going to discover it."

   "We are, are we?" said Rabbit.

   "Yes. And we've got to bring Pro-things to eat with us. In case we want
to eat them.  Now I'm going down to Piglet's. Tell Kanga, will you?"

   He left Rabbit and hurried down to Piglet's house.

{this is a mole, that was discovered back in August =}

 The Piglet was sitting on the ground at the door of his house blowing
happily at a dandelion, and wondering whether it would be this year, next
year, some time or never. He had just discovered that it would be never,
and was trying to remember what "it" was, and hoping it wasn't anything
nice, when Pooh came up.

   "Oh! Piglet," said Pooh excitedly, we're going on an Expotition, all of
us, with things to eat. To discover something."

   "To discover what?" said Piglet anxiously.

   "Oh! just something."

   "Nothing fierce?"

   "Christopher Robin didn't say anything about fierce. He just said it
had an 'x'."

   "It isn't their necks I mind," said Piglet earnestly. "It's their
teeth. But if Christopher Robin is coming I don't mind anything."

{staking his claim}
If you have the yen to finish the story, you may do so here: =}
For, it's much too long to post. =(

Our Expotition moved to the out-of-doors. To keep baby-boy's head warm, I transferred the mustard from my pate, to his. ;]

The mock-Egyptian child received compliments on his headgear, from friends and strangers alike! 

I find myself severely wishing I knew what he was saying - because, whatever it is, it's always said in the most Adorable Way. ;)

~ Across the Great Red-Line ~

Me and my Charge <3

::The Conclusion::

"You remember how he discovered the North Pole; well, he was so proud of
this that he asked Christopher Robin if there were any other Poles such as
a Bear of Little Brain might discover.

   "There's a South Pole," said Christopher Robin, "and I expect there's
an East Pole and a West Pole, though people don't like talking about
them." Pooh was very excited when he heard this, and suggested that they
should have an Expotition to discover the East Pole, but Christopher Robin
had thought of something else to do with Kanga; so Pooh went out to
discover the East Pole by himself. Whether he discovered it or not, I
forget; but he was so tired when he got home that, in the very middle of
his supper, after he had been eating for little more than half-an-hour, he
fell fast asleep in his chair, and slept and slept and slept."

[Except, instead of his chair, it was my arms <3]

{My Wee Wanderer}

That was a portion of my Sunday. =]

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Challenge-17: Post the 16th

"Then he answered and spake unto me saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts."
~ Zechariah 4:6 ~

{Saying 'Please'}

And I thought Friday was happy; but, Saturday entirely topped it, with the company of the Nephew & Co.!! +D
We were taken wholly by pleasant surprise. <3
(which is ever a lovely thing ;)

{A Cheek Full O' Apple ;}

Grandpa-Fred [aka, Dadz] took us out for brekkers and shopping - the perfect Saturday with familia. <3

{good-looking citizens ;}

And more gladness in the evening with a friend-visit! =]

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