Friday, April 10, 2009

Happy Easter

" still and know that I am God."
Easter Greetings to you all. My good intentions included a post sometime last week....but you know the story. As I sat down to type tonight, this little sweetie greeted me, so I took her picture. I have never named the little doll I treated myself to some 15 years ago. I came across her at a fabric store, I think. It was a real challenge to keep her for myself and not share her with Emily. As I look at her now, she looks like an Annabelle to me.

While I was thinking of what to pack for the Canada trip, I remembered this navy print bought a few months back. I dug out an often-used pattern for a peasant blouse and made the 3/4 sleeve version. I enjoyed wearing it with my jeans.

Last Saturday Emily and I went to a vintage clothing sale at a nearby community hall. It was quite wouldn't believe the clothing, shoes, handbags and jewelry to be found there. Some of the stuff dated back to the late 1800's. The vendors all dressed in their vintage clothes and the displays were really something. Here's Emily in a vintage hat.....what a doll.

My girl is a shoe nut. These shoes were cute, but not comfortable. They didn't come home with us.....however, one pair did.....but of course no picture of those.

Church tonight was very solemn as it should be. The older I get, the more I am awed by the great gift God gave us in Jesus. Tonight I couldn't stop thinking about what Jesus must have felt in the Garden of Gethsemane. I am looking forward to the joy of Easter morning, when we will celebrate our risen Savior. Oh, I enjoy the bunnies and chicks, and have a few treats tucked away for the kids and my mom, but my happiness will come from the knowledge that I am truly saved from sin, by grace, through Jesus Christ.

I wish you all a joyous Easter, filled with the joy and blessings of God....and a couple of bunnies and chicks thrown in there for good measure : )

"...And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."
~Our Lord and Savior Jesus
Matthew 28:20


glorv1 said...

Glad you enjoyed your vacation Amy. I enjoyed your post and I have read a lot of posts with what you have said and its good to know the faith people have in our Lord. Thank you for sharing and have a Happy Easter. Oh by the way, that store you went to sounds like fun. Your daughter looked cute in that hat. Take care.

glorv1 said...

By the way, I hope you little pumkin is doing good. She is such a beauty of a pet family member.

Susie Homemaker said...

My Dear Sweet Amy,
Your post has touched me deeply tonight...I am so thankful that the Lord has shown us the way to each other...
I wish you and your family a Happy Easter...I will think of you all as we enjoy our Easter festivities...
I have been working on something to send you in an email...private, sister stuff...I will send it to you on Wednesday as I have the day off and can finish it up...
I love you!

YayaOrchid said...

Your daughter is such a doll! Wish we had sales like that here in town.

Wishing you a Happy Easter as well Amy!

Niki RuralWritings said...

amy, I've been looking for a very simple peasant blouse pattern for you know of one? I'm not really a sewer, more of a quilter/sewer, than a clothes/sewer, if you get my drift ;)