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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Sweet Sunday Blessings!

Do you see what I see?
Look again...

 


Look past all the flowers......
It is around the tub and ferns...
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Actually it is in the tub.....
Do you see it now?
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Can you see all the white on top of the tub?
It looks like a cloud......
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Yes, my tub over-flows with bubbles...
Tons of silky..
light as air...
sparkly, shiny bubbles.....

I do believe this little rusty guy looks guilty...
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He looks as if he just dumped bubble bath in my fountain...
Look close...
I think he is smiling....
and
possibly  singing...
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I would have to admit when My Grandson came running in shouting..
"Nana,come look at the tub!"...

I did not know what to expect...
I thought...
Oh, no....
It has run dry....
Instead.....
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 "it is overflowing with bubbles!"


The last thing I expected to see after adding bleach earlier
to keep my water clear
was bubbles....
I mean after all, 
since when did bleach....
which is supposed to sanitize....
purify...
cleanse...
cause bubbles?
I will have to admit...
the bubbles attracted us to the tub in a new way...
Oh, we enjoy the sound of the water coming through the old well faucet..
But Today...
we  enjoyed the bubbles...

 And so it goes with each of our lives as a believer....
Jesus comes in and washes away our sins...
cleanses us...
makes us whole...

And in return....
Our life is to be like bubbles....
overflowing...
touching others....
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This reminds me of  an old hymn.....

Its bubbling, Its Bubbling
Its bubbling in my soul
There's singing and laughter 
since Jesus made me whole..
Folks don't understand it...
Nor can I keep it Quiet
Its bubbling bubbling bubbling bubbling
bubbling day and night!...... 
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"Live your life in such a way 
that those who don't know God
come to know God 
because they know you"
Author Unknown


Overflow this week and touch others with your life.....
Let others see Jesus in you!


"May the Lord make your love increase and overflow
for each other and everyone else,
Just as ours does for you...

I Thessalonians 3:12 NIV

BLESSINGS!

32 comments:

  1. What a great post! Thanks for sharing today, this is sweet. :-) Have a blessed week.

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  2. It's magic! A fairy bubble bath in your garden! What fun! Have a happy Sunday my friend! Blessings to you, Diane

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  3. Gorgeous!!! How very beautiful everything looks! How I love the big bucket of flowers. I can look at your garden, and your beautiful home all day. It makes me happy!
    Outdoor & Gardening

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  4. Love the tub bubbles and the God bubbles! Thanks for your post today.

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  5. Oh my gosh, love the bubbles.

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  6. I can't believe you are a grandma Patty, from your picture! How much fun for you and your grandson! What a blessing when the joy of the Lord bubbles up through us.

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  7. Oh, what fun --- an unexpected delight! Our Heavenly Daddy loves to treat us to things like that. I can just hear Him laughing with joy. He sings and dances over us, and I'm sure He laughs with us, too.

    A wonderful post. Sending blessings from here on the farm.

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  8. that places with your eyes. so wild. if you do not have a lot of neighbors i guess you could take a bath out there. there is a show i use to watch on Netflix - it was set in Australia & they had a tub out in the cow field & the ladies would take a bath out there when it was a gorgeous night. i bet it would heaven. so relaxing. ( :

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  9. My mama taught me that song:) I love the idea of the bleach and the bubbles. What a parable! Love it! You are always such an inspiration!

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  10. Oh Patty, your post was just precious! Your words and photos blessed my heart, dear friend. Thank you!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  11. A beautiful post Patty and I love the tub and bubbles.

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  12. What a wonderful analogy. I love it! Did grandson confess?lol Or was it the bleach? Loved this post and my visit. You have the most gorgeous flowers.

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  13. This is a precious post! Love the bubbles and I love the old hymn, Let Others See Jesus In You.

    Thank you for visiting Gosia. I know she is thrilled that you commented. Mildred

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  14. Oh what a sweet post. What beautiful words to come from such a funny situation. I love the faucet and the poor little man that go accused. That really was a lot of bubbles. I am glad it didn't overflow. Thanks for sharing the beautiful analogy so smart to think of how we should overflow with bubbles. This was great. I have enjoyed my visit. I'll look for your follow button.
    Oh your flowers are beautiful too!

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  15. Hi again. Thank you for coming by. I enjoyed writing that post about the books. They were all such cute ideas. I am following you too! Have a great end of the week.

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  16. Patty, how fun! I love the tub! Wonderful post! Thank you for sharing and thank you for the visit and sweet comment at The Dedicated House. It means so much to me. Feel free to share this lovely post at my Make it Pretty Monday party which is still live. Here is the link if you want to check it out. http://www.thededicatedhouse.com/2014/08/make-it-pretty-monday-week-111.html Wishing you a lovely day!! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  17. How beautiful are your views there into your garden space! And the bubbles! Fantastic!!! Such an important message as well...I always feel good stopping by your space here friend! Nicole xoxo

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  18. Thanks for coming by today for the tips! Wasn't that dish pan amazing! So clever! I am thinking fall too. Started going through fabric for pumpkins. I noticed Big Lots has lots of stuff. Going back during the week! I will be taking a break from the Christmas LInky for Sept. to celebrate fall so think about linking. I want to focus on 'Fall' and aware from the dark. So a prayer for the linky please! Thanks again for coming by! I still love that bathtub! Smiles

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  19. Your cast iron tub looks so pretty outside with all your flowers. Love all the bubbles and the bubbling hymn you shared. Thanks for the visit and the nice comment you left about my spool project!

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  20. Lovely and inspirational! Thank you for sharing this with us on the Art of Home-Making Mondays! :) Have a peaceful Sabbath!

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  21. Dear Patty,

    In the day you left comment was the day I wanted to come to you but the internet connection interupted me. Thank you for sharing this beautiful post...I love the beauty of our bubblings in life... things with God are just perfect. and you have beautiful soul in writing this.
    Ijust love all the pictures, your grandson just sweet.

    Love,
    Delvalina

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  22. Hi Patty! I have missed your sweet posts! I love this one! And I love your old claw-foot tub with the old water pump. I discovered the new "splashless" bleach will make bubbles. It does seem quite odd. LOL! ~~~I'm Carolyn from the old blog Simple Southern Cottage. I can no longer access my old blogs and Blogger will not help me whatsoever. And it's all because of issues between Google/Blogger and Yahoo. I finally just gave up and started a new blog. I am in the process of moving old posts to my new one. I hope you will visit me . myfarmhouseblue.wordpress.com

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  23. Hi Patty! I just tried to leave a comment and not sure if it went through or not. So I won't repeat it, but leave the other info for now. I loved this post! ~~~I'm Carolyn from the old blog Simple Southern Cottage. I can no longer access my old blogs and Blogger will not help me whatsoever. And it's all because of issues between Google/Blogger and Yahoo. I finally just gave up and started a new blog. I am in the process of moving old posts to my new one. I hope you will visit me . myfarmhouseblue.wordpress.com

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  24. We used to sing, "My cup's full and running over".

    That's a magnificent rusty tub.

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  25. Hi Patty, this is just beautiful. Love the tub of bubbles and the lesson you share with it touches my heart. I'll be singing that little hymn now the rest of the night. LOL
    Your pics are so pretty.
    Wishing you a wonderful weekemd.
    Hugs and Blessings sweet friend.
    XO

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  26. What a lovely post. What caused the bubbles in your tub. I love it!!!

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  27. "Aqueles que passam por nós, não vão sós,
    não nos deixam sós.
    Deixam um pouco de si, levam um pouco de nós." (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
    Uma linda e abençoada semana.
    Beijos Marie.

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  28. Morning Patty,
    Beautiful post.
    Oh the bubbles in the tub were just perfect - so serene and your verse fit so perfectly as well.
    Thanks for giving us thoughts and inspiration.
    Blessings
    Karen

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