Francine In Retirement
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Posts Tagged ‘encouragement

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ENVELOPED

May 15, 2015

BY WATER   “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of  You are found all the aspects of existence.” ― Kahlil Gibran BY FIRE       The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch The most […]

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY – LIFE GOES ON

May 6, 2015

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost Psalm 37:25  I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for bread.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY – APRIL 30TH

April 30, 2015

A fellow blogger in her blog post, reminds us that “Poem In Your Pocket” is on April 30, 2015.  She invites us to share a poem with those we know.  Visit her blog for more information. Click here. I took this photo at the finish line of the Pittsburgh Marathon a few years ago. I’m sure this runner […]

FIVE PHOTOS, FIVE STORIES: DAY TWO

April 28, 2015

LIKE THE DEW IN THE MORNING Years ago I was part of a worship team that sang praise songs to prepare the congregation for the Word of God.  “Like The Dew” was a personal favorite.  It was a very simple song that was sung very softly over and over. “Like The Dew” Like the dew […]

FIVE PHOTOS, FIVE STORIES – DAY ONE

April 27, 2015

I was asked by Boeta to participate in the five photos, five stories photo challenge.  Thank you for the invitation.  Here is my first entry. BRIDGING HEAVEN AND EARTH But with God all things are possible.  Matthew 19:26   Walking on the moon was once considered to be impossible, yet Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldin did […]

NEW DAWN, NEW DAY, FEELING GOOD!

January 13, 2015

I took this photo in July of 2014.  Then it  filled me with appreciation, wonder and gratitude.  Today, it reminds me of the scripture and song below. “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I […]

GARDEN OF OUR SOUL

March 16, 2014

“A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.” […]

THE MASK

February 26, 2014

“In order to find peace, we must expose the masks we use to hide behind.” Debbie Ford (American author), Why Good People Do Bad Things (2008), HarperCollins “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, […]

COME TO ME….

February 16, 2014

Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.  For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Photo taken from the internet) POSTED IN OBSERVANCE OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: TREASURE

February 14, 2014

WHERE IS YOUR TREASURE? “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do no break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your […]

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