Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Word Filled Wednesday ~ Abiding


It's Word Filled Wednesday and I'm linking up with Amydeanne of The 160 Acre Woods



I took this photo in Giverney, France.  Greg and I were on a vacation to Paris.  We decided to take a train ride to the countryside, which ended up being my favorite part of the trip.  I took this photo in Giverney at Monet's home, the impressionist painter.  The gardens were simply beautiful.  This is the lilly pond that is so famous in his paintings.

It reminded me of how I need to remain ...in Christ. 

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28 comments:

Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

goodness debbie that is a gorgeous photo and i can see why he spent so much time painting that location! breathtaking and relaxing for sure!

hugs and love!
jill

Sassy Granny ... said...

Wow. That's so beautiful it would make a great greeting/encouragement card.

I must say, it's the countryside anywhere - be it Europe, the U.S., Mexico, etc., - that I love best. There you meet up with the real folks and the simple life. Too, nature is rarely obliterated by the cement found in cities.

Yep. The photo is worth a thousand words!

Hugs,
Kathleen

Barbie said...

Absolutely beautiful! I kept saying to myself, "WOW, this is a real place..a place of peace and beauty". And the Lord reminded me that I can have this place of beauty and peace in HIM every day! Ahhhhhh!

Denise said...

So very lovely.

Wylie @ Shout A Joyful Noise! said...

Beautiful!
Wylie

Karen said...

What an awesome picture for that beautiful scripture...worthy of a frame!

Sara said...

What a beautiful picture and memory! Thanks for sharing it with all of us,

Hugs for your day,
Sara

Andrea said...

Absolutely beautiful!
Blessings, hugs, and prayers,
andrea

Lois of HisFireKids.com said...

Oh those gardens are so beautiful...He is my favorite artist. I WANTED to go see them too.....
Oh well soon =)

Take care WFW

JottinMama said...

What a gorgeous photo! I bet it was even more spectacular in person!

I'm sure Paris was pretty cool, too :) I'd love to go there someday!

Have a lovely Wednesday, friend!

Hugs and Love,
Kate :)

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh my goodness! This photo you took is amazing! So lush and relaxing! And the perfect verse to go along with it.

Blessings & Aloha!
(thank you for stopping by! I have been out of town so am just now catching up on blog reading! Yay for a mid week day off! have to catch up on housecleaning and drawing orders too...) oh and you mentioned the slideshows I do..it really is easy with the Roxio (a year's free premium membership) that I had won on another blog...so it definitely isnt my computer skills :o)

Debbie said...

Oh my goodness how gorgeous is that? Have a wonderful day Debbie. Hugs, Deb

Cindy (Letters From Midlife) said...

Very pretty photo and how great that you got to visit this place! It's on my wish list...maybe after I conquer my fear of flying! lol

Have a blessed day. I've been thinking of you and hope you're adjusting well to the move.

Joyfull said...

What a beautiful picture and verse. Loved it! Blessings to you.

GlowinGirl said...

What a beautiful picture and what a great memory that must be. And if we abide in Christ -- beautiful lives result. Thanks for that.

Ginger said...

So refreshing.

sonja said...

Debbie:

I say... let's just GO there!!

It looks like a place I would love to visit. You and Greg have had some wonderful trips and it's such fun to share the experience through your pictures.

I wonder what heaven will look like?? I think it will be filled with pictures just like this one, from the original Creator... all of His best!!!

Love you!

Sonja

LeAnn * ~ See Great Things said...

I love Monet! Wow, what a great vacation!!! Not only that, you have an awesome verse her. It is one near and dear to my heart. Thanks!

Cathy said...

That is gorgeous, Debbie, thank you.
Love you ~

Nic said...

My dear blogfriend, how very true that verse it...apart from Me you can do nothing! I have learned that so well in my life this past year. Without Him, I am nothing, I have nothing. Everything I have and am I owe to Him.

Have a blessed Easter, Debbie!

Diana said...

Great photo!!!

Carol Joy said...

I live in the country...wish I had a lilly pond. Beautifl! I've been picking up branches from a recent storm...a good reminder to think about the Vine...I am so glad I know Him and yes I sure can do nothing apart from Him.

Love you from afar, true sister you are Debbie,

xxxxxxx
Carol Joy

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Happy Easter my dear friend Debbie!

LisaShaw said...

Breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL!!!!

WOW!

God's beauty is something else...

Abiding in Him with you dear one.

Love you.

The Real Me! said...

Oh Debbie, that picture is BEAUTIFUL! And the verse you put on it is perfect.
I want to walk right through that picture. *sigh*
Hugs
Kim

whenpigsfly said...

What a lovely photo! Just found your blog; we have several blog-friends in common.
Linda
at Smithsoup

eph2810 said...

What a fantastic photo, Debbie. I am glad that you and Greg were able to make this trip to France.

Thank you so much for sharing.

Be blessed today and always.

Patricia said...

I love Monet's paintings. Beautiful picture - thank you for sharing.

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