Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Josie Claire and Ellie Cate sunning.



O My Saviour,


Help me.


I am so slow to learn, so prone to forget, so weak to climb;


I am in the foothills when I should be on the heights;


I am pained by my graceless heart,


my prayerless days, my poverty of love, my sloth in the heavenly race, my sullied conscience, my wasted hours, my unspent opportunities.


I am blind while light shines around me: take the scales from my eyes,


grind to dust the evil heart of unbelief.


Make it my chiefest joy to study thee, meditate on thee, and gaze on thee.


Give me increase and progress in grace so that there may be more decision in my character,


more vigour in my purposes, more elevation in my life,


more fervour in my devotion, and more constancy in my zeal.

~Puritan Prayer

7 comments:

Beautiful Mess said...

Could be titled:
Josie Claire and Ellie Cate STUNNING!

Jennifer K. said...

I've been reading your blog since you brought Joe home from Liberia...so fun to watch your family grow! God bless you and all of your "babies"!

Anonymous said...

Great photo! Who took that picture? Wow!

Missy said...

divine sweetness! love you.

Rebekah said...

Beautiful picture! "Lessons from the farm" post is incredible and so so true. Thank you, Lord, for such poignant reminder. (And thank you, too, Robin. :0)

Bria said...

I just LOVE this picture of the twins!!! Taylor is getting sooo good at photography. She has better at baby photography than I am.

Heart4Adoption said...

Beautiful picture, Beautiful prayer:) It resonates in my soul.

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