An Outdoor Project!

We enjoy working in the outdoors and love to plan flower beds, garden,  and dream…;) We have been working on creating some beds around our house with mulch and different assorted plants. It’s been so nice to have (or almost:))a beautiful, peaceful place to sit and read, have quiet time ,or just to sit and listen to the birds and smell the honeysuckle. After the storm pretty much any area surrounding our house was covered in lumber that had been taken off our house or trees that had fallen during the storm. Needless to say, we are so happy to be able to try to restore are yard ,little by little, to a more esthetically pleasing place to live.

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The roses are so pretty this time of the year

IMG_9774                                                      Our front landscape.

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One of three of our adorable kittens!

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An eastern bluebird decided to use the birdhouse on our front  porch for a home.

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Sam, Josh, and Seth loved “riding” the dump trailer down from emptying the mulch!

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Our small garden plot is a wonderful place to be in the morning. In the background you can see the beginnings of what one day will be a barn, Lord willing.

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“The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” Jer 31:3

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We have so many different kinds of birds that love our backyard and woods. It’s fun to observe and learn about them.

I’ll close with inspirational quote from a book that I’ve been reading and have found very encouraging.

“What matters supremely, therefore, is not, in the last analysis, the fact that I know God, but the larger fact which underlies it- the fact that he knows me. I am graven on the palms of his hands. I am never out of his mind. All my knowledge of him depends on his sustained initiative in knowing me. I know him because he first knew me, and continues to know me. He knows me as a friend, one who loves me; and there is no moment when his eye is off me, or his attention distracted from me, and no moment, therefore, when his care falters.”- Knowing God, J.I. Packer

What has your spring been like?

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