|A painting by Kathryn Winter, my mother-in-law.|
What if every child walked into a clean, kept yard, then proceeded into a tidy house filled with objects of beauty. Now being a Christian I can't leave out the Holy Spirit, for He is a spirit of beauty and peace. If we fill our homes with God's spirit, and have objects of beauty that's got to have some effect right?
|Waiting for my alyssum to grow in around my rocks|
If I was in a beauty contest (yeah,right!) and they asked me the age old question, "If God granted you one wish what would it be?". I would answer, "A beautiful home for every child, filled with love and laughter, and the spirit of God.
|My dianthus are starting to grow around the rocks|
You notice I didn't say what size, or mention expensive at all because that is just not important.
I hope you all have sanctuaries. Here's the definition of a sanctuary:
1. a place of refuge or safety.
sentence: "people automatically sought a sanctuary in time of trouble"
I hope you all had glorious Easter celebrations. Isn't it wonderful to know our Saviour is risen, and is with us, not in some old musty tomb!
What if we all prepare our homes like Jesus is preparing a place for us? A thing of beauty I think!
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. John 14:3
Have a wonderful week, and say a little prayer for our country, I think she needs it about now.