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"I Love You"

Written by Sue,, Sunday, May 6, 2012               cloudy, cool , temps. 70's

 Psalm 18:1~I love you Lord, my strength.
Simple words , yet so powerful! 
How many times during the course of a day do we hear the phrase, "I love you."  Whether it is from a child, who lovingly puts their arms around us and says "I love you",  a spouse who looks into our eyes and whispers in our ear  "I love you",  Or hearing the voice of  another loved one at the end of a phone conversation say, "I love you". Hearing the phrase "I love you" is  always  as fresh as if I am hearing it  for the very first time. 


Yesterday while I was preparing strawberries for freezing, I had just heard the words, "I Love you", from dh as he came by for some refreshments. After he left and as I was relishing in his words, I  asked myself this question, "have I told the Lord that I loved HIM today?" I didn't wait for an answer, I stopped what I was doing, and said "Lord, I LOVE YOU".
Just as I never  tire of hearing the phrase, "I love you",  it is always  fresh and anew to me, I am wondering , How much more does God love hearing me say to Him, "I love you".


Every time I hear the phrase, "I love you", a smile comes forth,  God is love, and He exudes love in all ways. I would love to see His Smile, when I tell Him "I love you"!!

 Sue

P.S. "I love you"!

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~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.

Sue~

The phrase "There's no place like home", is so true.

No matter where I go, I always love turning the key and hearing that clicking sound in the lock of our back door . Even if I have only gone shopping, I am so happy to be home.

Did you know that every home has its own scent, the first thing I do is sniff the air, and I offer a quiet prayer of thankfulness, and for safety.

My decorating style is my own, I decorate with the colors and treasures that are me. One of the things that I have enjoyed about blogging is the difference in how we all view the world, and our homes. Just like our Creator made each of us to be unique, we create our own unique styles and colors in our own homes. I have learned so much from you and enjoyed your homes so much, and have learned so much about you from your homes...

I truly believe that God wants us to have a safe haven to come home too, a place we can claim as our own,... just like us, homes come in all shapes and sizes if love is there it is our home.., if our things are there it is our home. When we add our own personal touches, it is our home

Home is a place we can go to when the storms of life are raging. I often listen to the wind and rain when it is coming down hard and am reminded of the safety of our sheltering home. It is the one place that we control what and who comes in, (well,most of the time. lol)

Sometimes late at night, when I am unable to sleep I will get up and as I am walking across the room, I hear the floor creek beneath my feet, I go, sit, and listen to other sounds that my home makes, a pop here and there in the wall, it is like the wall is talking to me. A home not only has its own scent, but it also has its own sound. I truly believe that a home takes on its own personality, US!!

So why this blog?....
I wanted a place that I could come, talk about, and share of how my day was spent here at the "farmhouse", and about the things that I do to make it a "home". Making a house a home is a lifetime endever, and I might add a joy, as our lives are always changing.

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