If you are like me, and love all things Tolkien, you will want to jump over to the Edge of the Precipice and get in on the Tolkien blog party going on right now! I was bummed to miss out last year due to traveling (and unlike most people I know, I don’t carry the Internet in my pocket) . . . and this year I’m a bit late and will probably have to bow out early due to our WONDERFUL new addition to the family: our own little Samwise. 🙂 But ya’ll hop on over, try to win some prizes, and revel in all things Tolkien.
“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also. They too will listen to my voice, and there shall be one flock and one shepherd.” John 10: 14-16
I’ve been reflecting on how thankful I am for my adoption into God’s family. I am one of His own; one he laid down his life for, one with him and one with his flock. Thank God that left the ninety-nine and went in search of the one. Thank God that he went for the other sheep and expanded his family to include me. Thank God.
More fun with metal nib pens and pots of gold and ink. I love penwork. Getting these up for sale at https://www.etsy.com/shop/theringandthelion.
When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”
“What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?”
“I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” said Piglet.
Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.”
― A. A. Milne