Holding a Tape Measure

I decorated in the colors of cranberries and pears for September. I took down the print of a blue flower and hung a fall scene. It had orange and gold flowers in it.

I wasn’t satisfied. The print was too small for the wall space and the wrong colors.

Then I remembered the print of the young girl. It has a gold frame and an off-white mat. The fabric in the print was deep chocolate. I decided to switch.

I reused one nail and measured over and down from the ceiling for the second nail. It was in line with the outlet. I didn’t want to get shocked.

I chose another nail hole, that I filled in when I hung the blue flower print. I measured over and hammered in the nail. Then I filled in the extra holes.

I enjoyed decorating so much that I wondered, “Did I quit the wrong blog? Should I have kept posting to frugalfish.org and stopped writing on this blog?”

Then I remembered. I meant to use command hooks when I switched the pictures. Oh well, at least I measured this time!

Zechariah 2:1, “I looked up and was surprised to see a man holding a tape measure in his hand.” The Message

September 9, 2019: Zechariah 2-7.

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The Sound of Their Voices Reverberated

Jesus and Anna were walking around town on Sunday morning. They heard the music from the Civic Center, (where we hold church), and decided to check it out.

Surprised, Jesus said, “That’s David from the lumberyard singing!”

Ezra 3:13, “…The sound of their voices reverberated for miles around.” The Message

Jesus is a contractor. (Ironic isn’t it?) He sees David every week. Then he spotted Derek playing the drums.

“Anna,” he said in Spanish, “that drummer is Derek from the plumbing supply company! He’s the one who says, ‘What can I do for Jesus my Savior today!'”

During the greeting time, David took me over to meet them. Silly me, I kept asking Anna questions. At the same time, David was talking to Jesus. Jesus would answer David, interpret for Anna and give me her response. Such a sweet couple.

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This is why the music is loud – to draw the people outside in! We worship like the Israelites:

  1. Standing, v. 10.
  2. Using loud instruments (trumpets), v. 10.
  3. Using drums and cymbals, v. 10.
  4. Praising God in the tradition of David, (clapping, dancing, leaping), v. 10.
  5. Singing praise and thanksgiving, v. 11.
  6. Proclaiming his love, v. 11.
  7. Booming out hurrahs, v. 11.
  8. Shouting with joy, v. 12.
September 8, 2019: Ezra 3; Haggai 1; Psalms 85; Haggai 2; Zechariah 1.

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