Monday, March 19, 2012

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.

23 comments:

  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,
    Susan

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

    love that quote too...

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

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  4. And yet we still tinker...
    Lovely.

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  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!

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  6. Very beautiful write and a great message!

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  7. Great responses to this weeks prompt.

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

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  9. I agree! thanks for sharing-

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  10. Succinct but stays with you! Lovely message.

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  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!

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  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

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  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!

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  15. lovely post- and the quote is perfect ! You are alucky duck today-hopefully you will play!
    http://katheworsley.blogspot.com/2012/03/tag-im-lucky-duck.html

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  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.

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

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