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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Hairsyles

What do you think?  (You know, I really love having younger sisters to "test-try" hairstyles on, even thought they may not appreciate it as much as I do. :-)

 So do you have any thoughts on true beauty? 


 




Thank-you Mykaela and Keturah for being my models!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

 
Proud thoughts and actions are very displeasing to God. Pride, in it’s most simple meaning, is the root of most, if not all, sin. The weak, in trying to build themselves up, grow weaker by it; the strong grow helpless through it.
 Shall we then say that there is an “air of pride” in God’s word as He speaks? No! What is pride but to bring glory to ourselves? What is glory, (that forever shall be) but our Maker of whom we give praise? 




 It is Jesus Christ in who’s image we are made, and He who deserves all the glory and all the praise and adoration that we, mortal humans, can scrounge up in our small, sinful minds.
 What is pride? Why is it wrong to bring to ourselves glory? It is wrong because the one and only deserving of praise is God, our Father, for nothing we gain can be done without Him. Shall the clay praise himself for the way in which he has been crafted by the Potter? Shall all creation worship itself? Shall the fox glory itself in its cunning, or the bear, her strength? The birds their song, or the lion, its sleek mane?
 For why do we live at all, but to bring glory to Christ?
 What! Have you great wealth and gain? Power and might? Honor and Freedom? Talent or a self-given feeling of “worth”? Do you look upon yourself, praising, in your mind, your heart before the Lord? These tiny efforts are but filthy rags! We are nothing and He is everything.



 Emmanuel, God with us, Jehovah Jireh, our provider! 
 Praise be to our Lord and savior, Christ Jesus, our Father and friend to whom be the glory both now and forever.

                          
Pax Christi
                                                     Kelsey                       

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Perspective in Randomness...

Those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.” John 4:14



"Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man."
Col. 4:6
 

Simply a little perspective on two random pictures...

Sunday, September 11, 2011

The Ultimate Sacrifice

I believe I was nine or ten years old at the time. I was walking through the kitchen and noticed that Mom, after getting off the phone with Dad, looked upset and worried. She gathered the four oldest, (Josh, Jeremiah, Jonathan and I) into the living room to talk to us.  My first thought was that something bad happened to Dad or maybe a friend of ours. When she explained what happened to the twin towers and the terrorist who flew those planes, I was a little relived. In my young mind, I couldn’t comprehend this terrible attack that had happened in our country.  “Why does it matter to us?”, I thought. Bad things happen all the time…  As I heard more and more about it, I began to realize what a major attack this really was, but it was only within the past few years that I have really begun to realize the full extent of what happened; but I don’t think I can ever know completely, unless I was there.




   September 11 2001 marks a tragic day. Tragic, because of the many, many lives that were lost.  But through all of the destruction,  death, and pain, there were those  who grew stronger through it, and many who’s lives were changed by it. Was your life changed? Did you live differently, think, or act differently after 9/11? Life keeps moving on, as time will stop for no one, but as that time goes by, did we continue on as if nothing happened, or did America pull together, to work as one nation, under God, by whom we live and breath and have our being this day? What do you think? What have you done?


Thank-you to all the firefighters, policemen, and workers who gave their lives for us. Thank-you to those who did not stand by, but acted in a way that would help others. Most of all, thank-you to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself as the ultimate sacrifice for we who are unworthy of his amazing grace. Never forget what He has done. Do not be afraid to tell of it, and never stop fighting to defend it.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Turah



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Monday, August 8, 2011

CFA Movie!

Anybody out there Chick-Fil-A fans? Here is a hilarious commercial my brothers and I made a while back. CLICK HERE to go to my brothers blog to watch it. It's short, but I guarantee it will put a smile on your face!
(Oh, and make sure you watch all the way through, even after the credits!)






Friday, July 22, 2011

Running in the Rain!


Daddy is home!



Scooter preferred to stay inside...





Josiah walked up and down the puddle stomping his feet. :)