Loves Like A Hurricane

He is jealous for me,
Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree,
Bending beneath the weight of His wind and mercy.
When all of a sudden,
I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory,
And I realize just how beautiful You are,
And how great Your affections are for me.

And oh,

How He loves us, oh,
Oh, how He loves us,
How He loves us all

And we are His portion and He is our prize,
Drawn to redemption by the grace in His eyes,
If grace is an ocean, we’re all sinking.
So Heaven meets earth like an unforeseen kiss,
And my heart turns violently inside of my chest,
I don’t have time to maintain these regrets,
When I think about the way…

He loves us,
Oh, how He loves us,
Oh, how He loves us,
How He loves us all

Mark McMillan

 

Cheer up! It’s Contagious

Here’s a funny little story.

Last week our youngest daughter came home from school, and told me that her sixth-grade teacher has a very funny way of cheering herself up. She said that whenever her teacher is feeling low, she pops on a funny red clown nose, takes a drive in her car, and every time she stops at a red light, she turns and smiles at the driver next to her! I burst out laughing when I heard this and said,” That’s hilarious! She not only cheers herself up but others too, in the process! “

“A cheerful heart is good medicine…” Proverbs 17:22 ♥

The Versatile Blogger Award

I am very happy, and honored, to receive the Versatile Blogger Award!

Thanks so much, to forhisgloryandpraise.wordpress.com, for nominating me! It’s a wonderful surprise, and I consider it a great honor. I like the definition for versatile which means, “able to move freely in all directions.” That’s how I feel about blogging. I enjoy moving freely in all directions! Whether it’s sharing a story, posting scriptural quotes, or simply surfing through a variety of  topics on other blogs, I love the versatility that comes with being a blogger!  I’m still getting the hang of this award business, so I’ll try my best to meet the guidelines.  Here are 7 things about me, along with a list of very versatile bloggers, that I would like to nominate:

Seven Things About Me: (I’ll try to be versatile!) :)

1. Pink and Green are my favorite colors.

2. I love football and I’m a Pittsburg Steelers fan, along with my whole family. “Steeler Nation!!”

3. I love  Greek, Mexican, and Caribbean foods. Yum.

4. I like old classic films. But not the boring ones!  :)

5. I love playing Scrabble and “Words with Friends”

6. I love visiting Science and History museums, (I guess I’m kind of a nerd!)

7.  I drive a Jeep and Jeeps are my favorite. Very cool, and perfect for hauling all of my gardening stuff. :)

Here are some very versatile bloggers: ( These are just a few of the many that I enjoy!)

1. Francine In Retirement francineinretirement.wordpress.com “Beautiful photographs, inspiring, fun blog ; always something new!”

2. Jump out of the Box jumpoutthebox.wordpress.com “Intriguing photography blog, Christian insights, oozes creativity! Lovely!”

3. Mere Inkling mereinkling.wordpress.com “I love history, and here’s a blog where history and writing meet in an amazing way!”

4. Walk Good joshfults.com “I love this phrase, Walk Good, this blog is based on Ephesians 5:15; great perspective. Excellent read!”

5. Terry 1954 terry1954.wordpress.com “Inspirational stories, based on everyday experiences; warm, from the heart. Genuine!”

6. A Winsome Journey awinsomejourney.wordpress.com ” A blog filled with imagination and creativity; dare to dream. Refreshing!”

7. Winds of Time babydogogos.wordpress.com “A comfy quilt type of blog, with stories that make you smile!” :)

Thanks again to, forhisgloryandpraise.wordpress.com and, I’d also like to give a “shout out” to those of you, who follow and comment on my blog!… You’re the Best! :)