Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Write them in your hearts.

Last week was very traumatic and eventful. We are still reeling from the shock and sorrow of losing our amazing doggie, Zak. If you have never had a dog before, or never experienced the love and loyalty a dog like Zak gave, you will most likely not understand the pain we have been feeling. I always used to think people who made a big thing of their dog’s death crazy, but experiencing it myself, I now sympathise with them. I will share more about Zak in another post sometime soon.

I have found that it really helps to have encouraging scripture written in your heart for times like these. I have now memorized six verses of the fifty two I have committed to memorizing this year. I would like to share them all with you. I don’t always get around to posting them on my blog, so I instead leave comments on the 52 Week 52 Verses blog here.

I print each verse I plan to memorize on a piece of A4 blank paper in stunning fonts and sizes. I then decorate it with ribbons, stamps (the ones I coloured but never used), paper flowers, pearls, gems, etc. Sometimes I paint the word most fitting to the verse in bold, so I know at a glance what it is about. Each piece of scripture goes up on my wall (don’t where I will put fifty two!) so I can read through them all before going to sleep. Each verse I can repeat whenever and wherever I am.

It would be lovely if you could join us in writing fifty two pieces of scripture in your heart! Please go to the main blog to view more details. Each participant chooses her own verse for the week, no matter how long it is, and either posts it on her blog, or leaves a comment on the 52 Weeks, 52 Verses challenge blog. Get inspiration by subscribing via email or becoming a follower...

The verses I have memorized so far are:

1 Corinthians 13:1-8
Ephesians 6:1-4
Philippians 4:4-7
Lamentations 3:21-23
2 Corinthians 9:6-9

And my verse for this week is...

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:28

Remember that my {HeART} Giveaway closes at midnight tonight, so please go to this page to enter!

Lots of love,


Sarah J. Young said...

Oh no! Shame! I know what it's like to loose a pet! My jack-russel (Monty) died last year.
I love you post by the way!

Rubies Like Ruth said...

Hi Kelly!

Thank you for your faithfulness in this challenge. It is so exciting to see how all of you are participating in it!! Thank you also for being very supportive of this aspect of our ministry.

Would you be willing to share the latter part of this post with the rest of our readers at 52-verses? I like your creativity in printing up your memory verses and decorating them. If you are interested, just send me an email: rubieslikeruth{at}gmail{dot}com.

~Ana Renee

Kelly-Anne said...

Thank you, Sarah! I plan to get another puppy for myself soon:) It is awful when pets die. Love, Kelly-Anne

Thank you, Ana Renee! I would LOVE to!