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 Christ. 


  1. 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!

  2. 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!


  3. 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!

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

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

    Hugs for your day,

  6. Absolutely beautiful!
    Blessings, hugs, and prayers,

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

    Take care WFW

  8. 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 :)

  9. 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 really is easy with the Roxio (a year's free premium membership) that I had won on another it definitely isnt my computer skills :o)

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

  11. 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.

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

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

  14. 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!


  15. 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!

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

  17. 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!

  18. 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,

    Carol Joy

  19. Happy Easter my dear friend Debbie!

  20. Breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL!!!!


    God's beauty is something else...

    Abiding in Him with you dear one.

    Love you.

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

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

  23. 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.

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


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