Monday, February 27, 2012

Ms Honorine

Alexander Pope
inaccurate quote
"Words are likened to leaves
and where they most abound
much fruit of sensibility beneath is rarely found."

"A fool's lips enter into
And his mouth calls for blows."
Proverbs 18:6

SmeLL the RoSes

"A merry heart does good ,
like medicine,
But a broken spirit dries the bones."
Proverbs 17:22


A few more "old" posts reworked and improved.....

"Yet man is born to trouble,
As the sparks fly upward."

Church in Hydra, Greek Island

"For all people walk
each in the name of his god,
But we will walk in the name
of the Lord our God
Forever and ever."

Saturday, February 25, 2012

oUr PlAce

"He's not without charm sir."
"Has someone else declared his intention for you?"
"No sir".
"Then , what is it?"
"I do not trust him , sir."
"What do you distrust?"
"His nature sir, like many charming people
he conceals an almost absolute dependance
on the appreciation of others."
"And what is the terrible ill in that?"
"His sole interest is in being loved sir,
not in loving."

Excerpt from the film "Mansfield Park"
based on the book by Jane Austen.

"Direct my steps by Your word,
And let no iniquity have
dominion over me."
Psalm 119:133

Blue Jug

....You shall break them with a
rod of iron;
you shall dash them in pieces
like a potter's vessel.'"
Psalm 2:9

Friday, February 24, 2012

House in Vienna

"It is better to go to the house of mourning,
than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men;
and the living will lay it to his heart."
Ecclesiastes 6:2

Sea Creature

"Kiss the Son, lest he be angry,
And you perish in the way,
When His wrath is kindled but a little.
Blessed are all those who put their trust in Him."
Psalm 2:12

Whinifred the false Prophetess

"And say, "Thus says the Lord God:
"Woe to the women who sew magic charms on their sleeves and make veils for the heads of
people of every height to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of My people, and keep yourselves alive?"
Ezekiel 13:18


"Behold, the former things have come to pass,
And new things I declare;
Before they spring forth
I tell you of them."
Isaiah 42:9

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Mrs Milliforne's Jug

"Vanity of vanities," says the
"All is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 12:8

Monday, February 20, 2012

The Autumn House

Proverbs 20:7
"The righteous man walks in his integrity;
His children are blessed after him."

H and B

Psalm 23;2
"He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still waters."

Saturday, February 18, 2012

BaThRooM ButtErFly

Proverbs 21;5
The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty
But those of everyone who is hasty,
surely to poverty.

Tea Time

"For I know the thoughts that
I think toward you, says the
Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil,
to give you a
future and a hope."
Jeremiah 29:11

Eskdale sketch

"But now, thus says the
Lord, who created you, O Jacob,
And He who formed you, O Israel:
"Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by your name;
You are Mine."
Isaiah 43:1

Fireplace Read

"And you will seek Me and
find Me, when you search
for Me with all your heart."
Jeremiah 29:13