Wednesday, March 12, 2014

He Makes All Things Beautiful

Let's be perfectly honest.....we all want things to happen according to our own time-line.  When we need or want something, we want it NOW.  But, we're so much happier and so much better off when we are able to realize that God has everything under control, and that He's always busy taking caring of things.  And we will see the results and get all our answers, IN HIS TIME.
Ecclesiastes 3:11(a) says, "He hath made every thing beautiful in his time".  I know that I have certainly been blessed by this verse.  It takes time and spiritual maturity to accept this truth, however.  When we learn to wait on God, and always trust that He has our best interest at heart, we will experience a peace that passes understanding.  God really does have it ALL under control.  Just sit back, and trust Him.  He makes all things beautiful in His time!

I'm sharing my card in Hazel's challenge here:
Crafy Hazelnut's March Patterned Paper Challenge - I used some older Making Memories Chloe's Closet patterned papers and embellishments.

DLArt Thankful Thursday - Challenge #128 - Sentiment with at Least 5 Words - I used a Bible verse.

This beautiful piece of word art is available for free on the Word Art Wednesday Challenge Blog.  You are welcome to stop by and share with us in this week's challenge up to five (5) projects.  Our challenges are always Anything Goes as long as you follow our Challenge Rules.  We have THREE amazing prizes this week - we hope you will stop by and check it out.  We would LOVE to have you play along with us this week.

Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello, and may God bless you this week.


  1. His word speaks to me today. Thank you for sharing them in this gorgeous card of yours. Blessings!

  2. Wonderful card, Karen!!!
    You know? this was the verse we used for our wedding, almost 20 years ago...
    Ardilla :)

  3. This is a very lovely card Karen - I like the different papers and the metal added - are you aware of CHN Patterned Paper monthly challenge? You card fits perfectly - you just need patterned paper covering the front of your card - easy peasy - here is the addy - enjoy Gail

  4. This is lovely. I really like the colours and that flower with the bird. Waiting is a lesson we all have to learn!

  5. très jolie, tout en simplicité et en charme, biz

  6. Beautiful, Karen! I love the big flower. The scripture fits so well with the loveliness of the card.

  7. What a beautiful card Karen - lov the way you have used the layer with the bird on it behind the 'rose'.

  8. A beautiful card Karen!!

  9. Karen,
    Your choice of brighter colors and patterns has indeed worked well. I would not have known it was yours until I examined the machine stitching. I also like that the Word has centre stage. Blessings Carole

  10. Trust God....two powerful words. Love all the pretty details!!!

  11. Karen it is always a blessing to see your cards - I love your spring-y colors and the design is beautiful. The little bird reminds me of the sparrow and how much more He loves us Thank God He is in control- I love the sentiment.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #128 use at least a 5 word sentiment challenge, Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  12. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for March with your delightful crafting - hope to see you again soon. (Thanks to Gail for pointing you in the right direction for my challenge) x


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