Sometimes I Forget

September 6, 2009 at 3:53 pm 19 comments

garden sunflower

Sometimes I forget to taste my food.

I’ve even forgotten what wheat tastes like.

Sometimes I forget that my children are all very young,

That the oldest is young enough to still fear the dark.

Sometimes I forget to hug my husband,

And that my best weapon is prayer, my shield is the God who sees!

Sometimes I forget that I do a good job,

That the children will not remember a swept floor, a well thought out meal.

Sometimes I forget my manners, my patience, my happy countenance

But my Jesus, my Joy

He is my witness

Sometimes I forget

He never forgets

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19 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Henny  |  September 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm

    you are so very right.

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  • 2. Liz  |  September 7, 2009 at 8:48 am

    A beautiful sunflower, gorgeous yellow colors!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today and leaving a comment.

    Reply
  • 3. Sarah  |  September 7, 2009 at 9:12 am

    Oh that is a wonderful shot!!! Wonderful words too. Sarah

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  • 4. Jientje  |  September 7, 2009 at 9:12 am

    But you did not forget to take a beautiful macro for this post! Loved your picture as well as your words!!

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  • 5. Gallicissa  |  September 7, 2009 at 9:22 am

    Sunflower looks very pretty and you have composed the shot nicely.
    Beautiful words too. Thanks for answering my ID challenge!

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  • 6. Sara Chapman in Seattle  |  September 7, 2009 at 9:40 am

    Very inspiring sunflower shot. Yellow and macro, so lovely.

    Reply
  • 7. Birgitta  |  September 7, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    Wonderful shot of the beautiful sunflower and beautiful words too.

    Reply
  • 8. Jay  |  September 7, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    How beautiful!

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  • 9. BPOTW  |  September 7, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Great photo and such inspiring words. They are so true.

    Reply
  • 10. Tanya  |  September 7, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    Sunflowers are my favorite. Nice shot!

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  • 11. okephoto  |  September 8, 2009 at 8:42 am

    Gorgeous sunflower. We have them around us and I always smile when i look up at them. Time to plant some next year!

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  • 12. ROCIO  |  September 8, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    ☼¨`*•.♥SO BEAUTIFUL♥.•*¨`☼
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a Lovely♥Day!
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    See ya!☺!

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  • 13. gluten free easily (gfe)  |  September 8, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    Very, very nice, Jessie. 🙂

    Shirley

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  • 14. glutenfree4goofs  |  September 8, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    Wow I can’t keep up with the kind comments! Thanks all! Sunflowers are my favorite too. I guess this is my tribute because the one pictured was the ONLY one that survived the deer this year. 😦 There’s always next year!

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  • 15. Linda  |  September 9, 2009 at 8:32 am

    I love the picture and the words. Thanks for the reminder. You will help me not to forget today.

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  • 16. glutenfree4goofs  |  September 9, 2009 at 9:22 am

    Gladly 🙂

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  • 17. purplemoose  |  September 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    Great reminders! I forget these things too. 😦

    Reply
  • 18. Lisa's Chaos  |  September 14, 2009 at 8:27 am

    Wonderful words with a lovely photo!

    Reply
    • 19. glutenfree4goofs  |  September 14, 2009 at 8:36 am

      Thanks and it’s nice to “see” you again.

      Reply

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