A Mighty Thread

image: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

"Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed."
 ~Robert H. Schuller

You can try to hold it all together
with all the might one man can bestow.
Yet, the fabric of life is a garment
that only the hands of God can truly sew.


  1. Love, love your quotes. I'm facing a challenge today and the poem truly spoke to me or I should say God spoke to me through your chosen poems. Thanks so much for sharing,

  2. this has a great lyrical feel to it...which def seeds the truth well cariie...

    love that quote too...

  3. Your Mag will speak to many this week ....

  4. And yet we still tinker...

  5. Great message in few words!

    Thank-you for your comment today...I never expect or worry if someone does not comment. I understand how unwritten life is with its surprises of no internet, new duties, unexpected visitors...we never know what a day may bring! thank-you for thinking of me:)

    Your words are always a joy to read!

  6. Very beautiful write and a great message!

  7. Great responses to this weeks prompt.

  8. This slows me down to a logical pace...thank you..lovely!!

  9. I agree! thanks for sharing-

  10. Succinct but stays with you! Lovely message.

  11. It's amazing how hard we try to keep life from slipping away from us when in the end it's not really us who's in charge.

    A lovely write!

  12. Hello.
    God is indeed the mighty One. He ultimately has the last word. Very nicely expressed. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Carrie
    This is wonderful, I love the tone, but I love the beauty in your words, more! Thanks for visiting me and all your kind words! :D ATB, always

  14. What a lovely poem, and so very true. It is such a comforting thought that I don't have to struggle to keep it all together, just trust in the Lord to keep the plan on course. I love the picture, it is such an ingenious image. And thank you for following my blog!

  15. lovely post- and the quote is perfect ! You are alucky duck today-hopefully you will play!

  16. I like your little poem by itself, and it and the image really enhance one another. Although I'm not a Schuller fan, the quote is really excellent, too.

  17. this one is really busting at the seams with beauty, outstanding!


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