Earth laughs in flowers... Ralph Waldo Emerson


A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C.S. Lewis

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Sunday Blessings!!!

Pink Sunday Blessings

"Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone: but if it die, it brings forth

much fruit."  John 12:24

You can tell the size of a Christian by what it takes to stop him. Hebrews 12:1 says we are to "run

with patience the race that is set before us." And this word "patience" is not used in the sense that

we use the word. It literally means "endurance."

Everybody knows that a runner is going to win or lose primarily by his endurance. You cannot

quit. When it hurts, you cannot quit. When your lungs are on fire, you cannot quit. When your

feet feel like lead, you cannot quit. When your sides ache, you cannot quit! You'll never be a

spiritual athlete if you're a quitter! No pain. No gain.

Thank God for His power that enables you to run the race and gain the victor's crown!

Have a wonderful and blessed Sunday!

Lots of Love!!!

Cathy

19 comments:

Tennis Girl said...

Thank you, Cathy.

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Thank you for the wonderful words of encouragement!
Hugs, Lisa

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Many,many times I have kept going only by the grace of God.
Through Him we can indeed do anything.

Tanza said...

Good morning Cathy,
Wonderfully, and powerfully said !! Every word soo true .. Thanks for the inspiration !! God is good my friend .. Have a wonderful, blessed Sunday my friend ~
BiG HuGs
~tea~ xo

Mary Ann said...

great post...GOD bless!

Deanna said...

God bless you and may you have a sweet week!
d from homehaven

Lisa said...

Amen!!!

Shelia said...

Hi Cathy! This was so good and it goes along with Jeanne at Backyard Neighbor's porst about a Kept Woman!
Bless you,
Shelia ;)

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

I needed your blessing today....Trying to do a little blog catch up today...I have missed my blogging buddies the last ten days...

Kim said...

Wow - you really had me thinking on that one Cathy. I love how you explain that patience means endurance in that verse. And I also love all of the quotes throughout your blog - especially by C.S. Lewis. Those are great and so inspiring. May we all aspire to be Christians with endurance, that are impossible to stop!
xoxo,
Kim

Dorie said...

Wow Cathy! You have no idea how I needed to read this today! Thank you for the post, it really made me think :)

Debbie said...

Thank you Cathy...this was such a beautiful post.

Melissa Miller said...

Thanks for sharing such a heartfelt post Cathy. You are the sweetest friend to all.

Blessings to you this lovely evening.
~Melissa :)

Kristi said...

Thank you Cathy, I needed this today! :)
xoxo
Kristi

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Hi Cathy...I hope so much that you had a beautiful Sunday..and your week is wonderful as well.
I always love it when I see your sweet face little name up there in my comments.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Just beautiful, Cathy, and so encouraging!

Barb ♥

The Shiny Pebble said...

I love hearing The Word thru my blogfriends. Thank you my dear friend.

Laura said...

Thank you for this post. I needed it : ). God is so good. Thank you for stopping by to say "hi". I love hearing from you!

Blessings to you friend <3

LaurieAnna's Vintage Home said...

What a beautiful and uplifting post. I needed this tonight, thank you for the inspiration. Your blog is always such a joy to visit.

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