There’s a tiger
Inside of me – It growls and Wants to be in control. But the tiger Can be intimidating. It’s not a peaceful Influencer. If I want to influence Peace and kindness In the people around me, I need to unleash Pussycat! There’s a pussycat Inside of me. It wants to cuddle and purr and reach out in love. There is wisdom In that purring side of me. Should I let the Pussycat rule?
Yes, there’s a pussycat
Inside of me. She is submissive And sweet. Will my tiger Give in to her? When is it right to Let the growler rule?
Do you have a tiger in you?
And a pussycat scratching to get out? I think we all may be a little of each. What do you think? Have a Happy Sunday. We’ll have church services outdoors again. It’s a beautiful blue-sky-day. I’ll post my sermon notes later. Hugs, JanBeek
Yes, you is!! And you is well, too. Hooray!!
You is smart like a fox! Thank you, Paul Holdorf, for your beautiful photography.
Yup. you is so smart –
And you is intelligent – You make a difference!
You is courageous –
And you is adventuresome – You is goin’ places!
You is not perfect
But you know perfect moments, And you make them count!
bee grateful For all that you know you is – And go change the world! You is gonna tell How is you gonna do that… Tell me one thing NOW!!
There’s no time like now
To enjoy some great dog days – So, sit down and smile!
Don’t need a Monday for TazE to do this stretch. We call her “Frog Dog!
TazE was perky As a puppy in basket. She’s a snuggler now.
Whether at home or in the car, she’s a snuggler. Loves to burrow in!
Burrows in the car using my coat for blanket. Hey, go get your own!
In this pandemic, TazE’s a great companion. Have you a dog pal?
Knowing a dog’s hug is unconditional love. It’s personified!
Today’s Hope’s birthday. Happy 26th birthday to Granddaughter Hope!!
There’s no sweeter love than the love of a puppy! It fixes all ills.
We’ve loved six Bostons during our 58 years. Each still part of us.
Boston Terriers are always good and fun sports – – in every season!
Is your dog lazy with soulful eyes and sad look? Or full of sparkle?
Photo by Goochie Poochie Grooming on Pexels.com Whether sleek, fluffy, great big, small, or in between, dogs are good buddies.
A day with a dog is a happy day, indeed. I can testify!
Whether big or small, dogs always make life’s journey more joyful travel.
Do you have a dog
to ease your earthly journey? I would love to hear.
Maybe there’s a cat.
They travel a different road! Is yours a lap cat?
If you’re like Derrick,
You have a bird’s company. Their songs cheer your days.
I’m all about finding cheer and comfort and companionship in these pandemic days. Where is your happy source (besides your spouse or God)??
Have a Delightful Dog (or cat or bird) Day!! See ya tomorrow.
Today is the day
Calling me to go outside – Excited to ride!
TazE says, “Let’s Go!”
Can I invite a good friend? She’d love to join us.
No, no cats allowed!
This is a “Dogs Only Day.” Do you have dog friends?
No, but what about
Chocolate, out next-door neighbor? Can she come along?
“No, TazE,” I said,
“This is a Dogs Only Day!” Let’s play in the yard.
Oh, let’s play a game!
My buddy has an idea. Can we try this one?
I said, “No, I can’t!”
Sharing wine’s not in the cards! But TazE begged, “Please!”
So off we both went
To share a bottle of wine With wonderful friends.
And we discovered
We were not the only ones Sharing wine with love!
Come join the fun, friends,
And take a tip from TazE. Adopt a dog’s heart! You know that they can Love unconditionally. Let’s be dogs today!
Be warm and cozy.
Be overly friendly, too. But do it safely! And by the way, love, You can invite a kitty. Lets share with all friends! It’s OK! Who will you share with today, my friend? See ya tomorrow!
The Bible says we should rest. Some call it “Sabbath.”
“The women who had been companions of Jesus from Galilee followed along. They saw the tomb where Jesus’ body was placed. Then, they went back to prepare burial spices and perfumes. They rested quietly on the Sabbath as commanded.”
And the animals
Rested with the rest of us. Obey the command!
It’s easy for cats –
That’s what they do anyway, But what of puppies?
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We’re more like puppies:
Resting’s hard for some of us. We are trained to GO!
We must sequester;
We must feel like we are trapped To learn to obey.
After Good Friday,
The women went home to rest – Returning Sunday.
And we, too, must rest
On this day before Easter. Just stop all your work!
Find peaceful rest for your soul.
Holy Saturday Let’s follow the Lead!
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Headed off to
rest. It’s a day to do nothing! See ya tomorrow.
Thank you for the birds that sing;
Thank you for the joy they bring.
Thank you for the kittens and cats;
I’m even grateful for bees and bats!
Thank you for Italian moms
But, no, I can’t be grateful for pandemics or bombs!
Thank you for doctors, nurses, and CNA’s
Who still can smile through stressful days.
Thank you for the rivers, the stream,
And all the reasons You give us to sing.
Wm. Adams Photography
Thank You for answering our every prayer
Even when it’s “Wait” – we know You are there!
Thank You is the least we can say
For giving us another beautiful day.
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Be with us now and keep us strong.
May we sing Your praises our whole lives long.
Did you count a dozen reasons for thanks?
And of course, you saw the two NOTs! Do you have others to add? Have a Terrific Tuesday! What song will you sing today? Send me a link! Here’s a link to on oldie that I love…. Tells you some little things I am thankful for The words are wonderful! Are you old enough to remember it?
Bee THANKFUL for little things, my friends.
See ya later. Bee well!!
So I went outside
The sky was crispy and clear I enjoyed the walk
Fun in the kitchen
Resulted in a fresh loaf Baked in Switzerland
Gorgeous scene out our daughter’s window in Sierre, Switzerland
This bread looks great, but turned out a little dry. Too much flour, DeAna said.
Top one is the original try. Bottom one is beer bread. Turned out just right
DeAna just sent me the recipe for the Beer Bread – and here are the directions:
Let’s let the bread cool
While we take a healthy walk The hills are alive
That’s our daughter DeAna and our grandson, Nicky
There’s a lovely view
From high up in the Swiss Alps Above Rhone Valley
Climbing a mountain
May not be in your sweet spot How about cuddles?
Aussie Quokka Doesn’t this sweetheart make you smile?
You can cuddle now
With beloved furry friend Or with a sweet child
My daughter-in-love, Monika, with my great-granddaughter, Cosette
If bread and cuddling
Are not your favorite things, Try this healthy meal!
Not into cooking?
You can trim your dog’s toenails Or play with your cat.
Not Bob’s favorite chore! And TazE hates it!
What else can you do?
Try turning on some YouTube And dancing a while.
If the weather’s great
Go out and knock on a door Leave some of that bread!
Be sure after you knock on the door, you run away and hide. Social distancing, you know? And besides, be a go-giver anonymously!
What to do today?
You have a lot of choices. Which one do you choose?
Thanks for visiting. I’m headed for a walk with TazE. Bob’s finished with her toes. See ya later!
Hello, Sir Lion!
I feared you had gone away. Welcome to today!
Miss Kitty out here
Threatened to take me over While you stayed hidden.
I’m glad you appeared
To help me face challenges; Today’s full of them.
My To-Do List
Finish cleaning that darn office Go up in my sanctuary; worship and consult with God Figure out what to put in our suitcases and pack ’em Fix and eat a healthy breakfast Go downtown and buy hostess gifts Confirm our flights and choose our seats Leave a list of helpfuls for the folks who’ll be in our house Visit shut-ins Go to Bell Choir Practice Fix and eat dinner Clean up the kitchen and dust the house Get a good night’s sleep for tomorrow’s long travel day
Take strength and courage From Mr. Lion in me. Tackle those To-Do’s!
Have a productive day, my friends.
I’m headed into that darn office. Can’t have it looking so messy when our family arrives for Thanksgiving. Do you have a room like that at your place?
See Ya Later!
Are sometimes visible things; Most = Invisible!
This Persian’s pretty;
Her purr’s the absolute best – And the love she gives.
These roses are grand,
But their fragrance is the best; And their “giver” too!
This bird is gorgeous,
But its song is the greatest – And its Creator!
This scene’s amazing;
But the peaceful feelings here Are magnificent.
Adorable child –
She’s so beautiful to see, Her trusting heart’s best!
The cake’s impressive,
But memories are more grand. Beautiful moments! (By the way that’s us: Bob & Jan… 57 3/4 years ago)
The moments, feelings,
The sweet smiles and the laughter – That’s where beauty lives.
When people and places reign. Beautiful visions!
Thank you for being
A beautiful part of my life In my WordPress World. You add JOY by your presence.
See you later!
Our pets are a part
Of the center of our heart
We love them in a way
That only pet-owners can say.
We talk to them in words
That seem to others quite absurd.
And spoil them with treats,
Adding to their food cheese and meats.
Their smiles make us smile
And we walk with them a mile
In freezing weather and snow
To keep them healthy, you know?
We picture them as family
Part of the kids for you and me –
And know their presence is a treat
Bringing joy to all they meet.
So in this Christmas time of year
I’m sending greeting from over here
To help you know – no need to guess –
.Why we love our pets!