Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WOYWW: All These Things!


Wednesday Show Off!!!
I've been showing my desk every Wednesday
for oh so long!

Last night I was copying the Blobfish and the Axolotl,
strange creatures that God created.
I am making a book on the gift of creativity
and these funny little animals prove that 
God has a sense of humor
and we should too,
about the way we draw and paint
 and scrapbook or make cards! 
And that's what WOYWW is all about!
Sharing our desks, what we make,
our gifts and talents,
even if it's not perfect,
or extra special!
Take joy in the journey, that's what we say every week
when we post our messy or organized desks (or floors!)

This morning I was reading the 36th chapter of Sirach.

"Give evidence of your deeds of old;
fulfill the prophecies spoken in Your Name..." 
Sirach 36:14

This is my prayer today.
Lord, give me proof of what You did before,
show me Your healing, Your saving,
Your restoring, Your miracles.
There are so many people I am praying for,
my mom, my sister, my brother,
Rosanne, Danic and Christopher with leukemia.
And myself.
We need to see your miracles O Lord!

Please fulfill the promises, 
the prophecies spoken in Your Name.
God, You have soooo many promises
and I stand on Your promises.
I know that You will fulfill 
Your promises to Your people!

One of them is this from Mark, chapter 10:
"There is no one who has given up house,
or brothers or sisters or mother or father
or children or lands for My sake 
and for the sake of the Gospel,
who will not receive a hundred times more
now in this present age."

Is God asking us to give up these 
wonderful gifts He has given us?
I don't think so!
I think Jesus is saying that if we put Him first,
we will have all this and more! 

Look at my wonderful family below,
all dressed up in filipiniana attire.
We were trying to look aristocratic.
Some of us didn't quite make it!



"Seek first the Kingdom of God and
His righteousness, and 
all these things shall be added unto you. "
Matthew 6:33


Every week I choose one wonderful visitor
who leaves a comment
to receive an ATC from me.
I know it takes so much time and effort
to leave a comment
and I appreciate it soooo much!

This week,
Random.org chose
#37, Bluebeard and Elizabeth of Altered Book Lover.
Elizabeth is soooo generous with her
amazingly detailed tutorials!
I think I shall make her an ATC with a
rocking horse to add to her collection!


Joining the lovely Julia Dunnit for a 
peek at desks and projects!
I love blog parties!
Won't you join us?
Sometimes I put on my best pajamas 
and party here:

Blessings!
Patsy

26 comments:

  1. I love the picture and the way it shifts. That is super neat!

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  2. I love how you've animated the picture - it looks so much fun..loving the dress up, what a great chance to gather. Like the idea for your journal theme..the blobfish....well I never..!

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  3. Happy WOYWWversary, what a great post today. Helen, 39

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  4. Awesome journal pages and I love the family picture it is awesome. Happy 4th Anniversary WOYWW! Have a great week. Vickie #14

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  5. Hi there Patsy, you are the lady I have to send my ATC to!! Hooray! I'm glad it's someone I have known for a while! I have always loved your artwork, especially your writing, it always amazes me how neat you are. My ATC is my first ever attempt at stamping, so it is quite simple but I enjoyed doing it. Please can you email me your address to appletonmob@tiscali.co.uk and I will get it off to you as soon as I can!
    Happy 4th WOYWW!
    Hugs, LLJ 9 xx

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  6. Hi Patsy
    your pages are beautiful and your words leave me with plenty to think about
    Wishing you and everyone a Very Happy WOYWW today
    Ria #50

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  7. Beautiful journal pages. MMx #85

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  8. Great photo of the family get together. Lovely, true words about seeking God first. Not always easy amidst trouble and stress - but still true, nevertheless.
    Have a great week.
    Margaret #70

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  9. Lovely pages and drawings, as always. I am going to have to google the blobfish now, it looks so weird! Love the photo of your family, it looks like you had some fun with that!! Happy 4th WOYWW Anniversary! Annette #2

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  10. Love that you said God has a sence of humour when he created some forms of life.
    Happy 4th Aniversary xx71

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  11. It’s amazing that the internet can bring together so many likeminded people and I’m grateful that WOYWW has also brought along so many new friends, thanks to Julia.

    Your desk looks as busy as always this week Patsy and your work as beautiful and colourful as ever.
    Loving the family photo.

    Enjoy your Wednesday snooping on this very special Day
    Happy Crafting!
    Sue @82
    x

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  12. Beautiful family pic and I love the movement. Have a lovely week.
    Sandra @83

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  13. Patsy, so much to see this week. First your art illustrating the scriptures is so beautiful. I stopped to say a prayer in agreement with your prayer for healing for your loved ones. And the moving family photo of you all looking so aristocratic (LOL) is wonderful. Have a wonderful day!

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  14. Hi Patsy - love the family photo - took me by surprise when I realised it was animated - very clever... Happy WOYWW 4TH Birthday...Mxx #137

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  15. For 4 years now i've been dropping by,
    To view your desk and see what I can spy,
    Will it be a card, some stash or ATC,
    whatever it is, thanks for sharing it,
    Have a Happy WOYWW 4th Anniversary

    Hugz Minxy #60

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  16. Hello Patsy, happy 4th anniversary to you :) Another lovely post and I just loved the photo of your family in national costume - they look fabulous - and such fun too :) Hope you've had a lovely WOYWW, Elizabeth x #155

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  17. I just love your artwork. Happy 4th Anniversary and thanks for sharing. I'm very late to the party!! Liz@161

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  18. Happy 4th, Patsy!

    I'm inspired by your bible reading pictures, you are a very good artist.. Have a great week! Lucy #22 x

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  19. Thanks for linking to Wednesday's Word.
    Blessings,
    Janis www.janiscox.com
    I love your artwork and your Scriptures.

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  20. I always enjoying visiting your Blog! Love the animated family picture. Keep doing what you love best. Hugs, Jan #47

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  21. Loving the animated picture today!

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  22. love the fun that you all had with that animated photo. thanks for popping by earlier.
    caroline (akilli melek)#180

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  23. just love soaking in your creativity as per usual dear patsy. bless you friend.

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  24. Your artwork is always so sweet. Thank you for sharing the Bible verses with your art. Thank you also for sharing this post over at WholeHearted Home.

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  25. Thanks for sharing - I like your blog and art a lot :). Blessings!

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  26. Patsy, your animated .gif is great! I have this post open in my browser, which must mean that I owe a return visit from two weeks ago. Yikes! I've been fascinated with axolotls ever since I read the short story by Cortazar (I think that's who it was.) Then I saw one in a zoo once. Happy WOYWW. ~ Laura

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I am so glad you dropped by! You are a blessing!
:^) Patsy