And The Blessings Of The Lord Rested Upon Us

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish …       KJV

May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands….        NIV

 

Last week I shared two quotes from Laura Ingalls Wilder that were inspiring to me.  For me, many of the best quotes of inspiration are from scripture.  Today’s quote is based on Psalm 90:17.  The Book of Psalm was my favorite book of the Bible when I was a child.  Many evenings I read verses before I went to sleep.  Most of the Psalms were attributed to David, the shepherd. I could see him with his harp sitting by his sheep at night.  I loved his words.  They gave me comfort, strength, and peace.

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Winter Footprints Printable

Novelist and poet, Roman Payne, has influenced art and cultures all over the world with his writings.  The following quote paints a vivid picture in my mind:

 

“It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow. What whiteness boasts that sun that comes into this wood! One would say milk-colored maidens are dancing on the petals of orchids. How coldly burns our sun! One would say its rays of light are shards of snow, one imagines the sun lives upon a snow crested peak on this day. One would say she is a woman who wears a gown of winter frost that blinds the eyes.”

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