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Monday

A Thistle's Epistle

Posted for a variety of prompts:
Manic Monday “best way to relieve tension”)
Odd Shot Monday (photo/s)
Scenic Sunday (photo/s)
Seek the Lord Sunday (open topic)
Slice of Life Sunday (“writer’s choice – what life memory moves you today?”)
Sunday Scribblings (“miracle”)
Today’s Flowers (photo/s)

Weekend Snapshot (photo/s)
Wordless Wednesday - Monday edition (photo/s)

Photo c2008 by Nickers and Ink


"Behold, I will create
new heavens and a new earth.
The former things
will not be remembered,
nor will they come to mind.”
(Isaiah 65:17, NIV)


A Thistle’s Epistle
(Weeds of Thought from the Ultimate Transformer)

Three miracles the Maker wrought
That cancel out our highest thought:
He meets our needs,
Brings blooms from weeds
And all our failings He has bought.


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12 comments:

  1. Beautiful flower. Good quotation.
    Thanks for share.

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  2. Makes me want to go out and see what's happening in my sadly neglected garden.

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  3. Thistles are often considered weeds around here, but they are still nice flowers, with a very simple quality.

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  4. Nice post. I enjoyed it. The garden is beautiful.

    My flowers are at Thunder Maker

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  5. This was great and I really enjoyed the quotes. :-)

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  6. Very nice display of the lowly thistle making it beautiful.

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  7. I've never seen thistle around here but I love the color of it.

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  8. Amazing photo!

    My manic Monday answers are here:
    http://www.laaneworld.com/2008/09/manic-monday-133.html

    Have a great week!

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  9. I love thistles, they grow very high in the Alps!
    Thank you and have a nice week!

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  10. Nice post. The thistle is very pretty!

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  11. beautiful! I love them but I'm allergic...lol...a picture I can enjoy without sneezing :)

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