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This hymn was written by a thirty-seven-year-old homemaker from Brooklyn. "Seating myself by the open window in the balmy air of the bright June day, I caught up my pencil and the words were soon committed to paper." After her pastor put the words to music, it was made famous by Dwight L. Moody and Ira Sankey. God often allows us to learn in the sunshine what we will need to lean on in the darkness. Annie Sherwood Hawks "The One Year Book of Hymns"

Uhlberg, M., & Bootman, C. (2011). A Storm Called Katrina. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree. A Storm Called Katrina tells the story of 10-year-old Louis Daniel and his family who live in New Orleans in the midst of Hurricane Katrina. The family finds their way to the Superdome where they wait out the storm with the rest of the city. When he loses his father in the crowd Louis Daniel uses his brass cornet to find him again.

Eliza Cunningham (1771–1785), was adopted by the Rev. John Newton in 1782. She was the daughter of James and Elizabeth Cunningham. Elizabeth was the sister of John Newton’s wife, Mary. Consumption had gripped this 14-year-old niece, but she was a treasure in character. Her father, brother, sister and then her mother had passed away and entered the joy of their Lord. John Newton had taken a special liking to her and gave her much loving care.

The gau (prayer/amulet box) used here is one of my favorite classic Tibetan designs and can be found in a number of books on Tibetan adornment. The example employed here is made from brass that has been gold washed , antiqued, and set with turquoise and coral beads

OLD SOULS There is a beautiful thing inside you that is a thousand of years old.. Nikita Gill via (

Nephi, the son of Helaman, recalls the counsel his father gave him to build upon the rock of Christ. This idea of Christ being a stone or rock that serves as a refuge or place of safety is also common in the Old Testament. Books such as the Psalms, Isaiah, and Deuteronomy, that the Lehites would likely have had access to on the plates of brass, use similar language. #Rock #Christ #Bible #Redeemer #Mormon

from Knick of Time

White Painted Books {Prettying Up Ugly Old Books

I love antique books, but not all antique books are equal. Generally, I look for books that have unique covers and illustrations or pretty text.  I also look for books with pages that show their age – especially those whose edges have started to slightly “brown”.  Some books have totally browned pages, and those are pretty, but generally are extremely brittle and fragile.  Unfortunately, some really old books have none of those redeeming qualities and the content isn’t really something…

Man of the Word The Necklace $175.00 Tin type of man reading the Bible, soldered between vintage brass stencil with the letter A. On the back mica covering text from antique book, old lace, soldered on drawer tin piece. Across the back, vintage Religious medal, organic Garnet nuggets, vintage Sterling Silver beads. Vintage Japanese Pearls.Rubies, and rhinestone rondelles. Sterling filigree clasp, vintage blue enamel Religious medal. All oxidized. Length 20"…