" How Brightly Beams "

{ Below are the words to the song playing }

How brightly beams the Morning Star
What sudden radiance from afar
Doth glad us with its shining
Thy word, Jesus, truly feeds us
Rightly leads us, life bestowing
Praise, O praise such love o'er flowing.

The ray of God that breaks our night
And fills the darkened souls with light
Who long for truth were pining
Thy word, Jesus, truly feeds us
Rightly leads us, life bestowing

Praise, O praise such love o'er flowing.

Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go;
Scatter bits of courtesy - watch them grow and grow.
Gather buds of friendship; keep them till full-blown;
You will find more happiness than you have ever known.
~ Amy R Raabe

If the world seems cold to you,
kindle fires to warm it.
~ Mathilda Gage

Each one of us is God's special work of
art. Through us, He teaches and inspires,
delights and encourages, informs and
uplifts all those who view our lives.
~ Joni Eareckson Tada

A Poem Today

The Road To Nowhere
There are always many travelers 
on that long road to nowhere.
Their destination may be unknown,
but they're in a hurry to get there!
The road stretching before them
seems to reach to infinity,
still they rush onward...
seeking some unknown destiny.
If you look, there are signs
along that road to nowhere...
signs pointing the Way to the
little known Road to Somewhere.
Even though this is the better Road
 it's always much less traveled.
Why so few heed the signs,
to me remains a marvel!
I pray you've found this Road...
having left behind the one to nowhere...
joining those who already travel
on the wonderful Road to Somewhere.
Virginia Archer
(If you would like to leave Virginia
a note, please do so in my guest book.
She will see it)


Extra funny for today

Grandma Jo's Potato Soup

2 lbs. potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 lb. carrots, peeled and diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 onion, diced
4 c. water
12-oz. can evaporated milk
1/4 c. butter, sliced
onion and garlic seasoned salt to taste
pepper to taste
8-oz. pkg. shredded Cheddar cheese
3 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled

Combine vegetables and water in a stockpot over medium-high heat.
 Cook until vegetables are fork-tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Reduce
heat to low; stir in evaporated milk, butter and seasonings. Heat through.
 Ladle into soup bowls; garnish with cheese and bacon. Serves 6.

 Join me again Monday for
 another week of my doses.
Be safe and always aware of everything
and everyone around you.