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Written by Sue, Sunday, March 23, 2014              sunny, with some clouds, low 60's, beautifulLords day.
Psalms 100:3~ Know that the Lord is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are his people, the sheep of His pasture.

As weather permits, Dh and I  sit on the porch early in the morning, to have devotion and see how the Bradford pears blossoms are doing and watch the animals, they are almost 90%. Today I noticed the sheep were quietly abiding in the corner of the pasture near the pear trees,they were not  fretting, some were grazing, others tending to their babies, and some just laying around resting.
Dh (the shepherd) says, "I think I see a new lamb, so I won't let them out in the big pasture today." The shepherd knows just what to do in all of their circumstances, so they just rest, and trust him for their care. Their shepherd was sitting afar, but He still had His eye on them, just like our "Good Shepherd" does, sometimes God is so near I can almost hear Him breath, other times I can barely see Him, but He is there!!
I wondered why I don't always trust my "Good Shepherd"for all my needs, and why so many times I run ahead and do things my way, and eventually get in trouble, and He, "the Good Shepherd" leaves the others and comes looking for me.He always finds me, picks me up in His arms and  loves me. I see Him smiling,and I think I know what he is saying to Himself, "Sue, when will you learn that I know what's best for you."
Blessings, 
Sue


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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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