Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Blessed

How great are his signs! And how mighty are his wonders..... Daniel 4:3

This morning I didn't want to get up. I didn't want to get dressed to go out and feed and water the animals. I  just wanted to snuggle under the covers (loving these cool nights and mornings) and go back to sleep. But guilt took over and I crawled out of bed, dressed, and started my day. And to think I wanted to miss all of this and stay in bed!

A cheery good morning from Casper.

Petro and Mini Me waiting for their grain

Henny Penny sitting patiently waiting on her eggs to hatch.

Andy showing off for the girls next door.

The 3 Amigos demanding their breakfast. 

One of Barbara Bush's daughters asking nicely for a treat.

Precious telling me enough with the camera. Where is the feed bucket!

And Precious showing me what she really thinks of my picture taking.

Getting to hear Baby the turkey scold me until I let her drink from the water hose.

Watching Bella take her guard duty so seriously.


And watching Tinker getting ready to talk Bella into playing a game of chase.
I may get lazy sometimes and even wish that things were easier.But all I have to do is stop, stand still and let God show me the many blessings he has for me each day. Thank you  Lord for my wonderful, simple life.

14 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

great post, peggy. i think we all have those mornings. and once we give ourselves a swift kick in the butt, we realize just how fortunate we are!

Granny said...

Your new background is beautiful. It gives me hope that fall weather is on the way.

I sometimes want to pull the covers over my head and just sleep the day awy. I don't have but one critter to feed but she is there waiting for me to feed her just like your critters.

IanH said...

Those are great reasons to get up and get going!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh Peggy... Can you just imagine how much all of those babies adore you??? And I'm sure the feeling is mutual...

Great set of photos.. Love them!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

Tayet Silverspoon said...

We have a hen named Henny Penny too! I think it must be a common name for hens!

melissa said...

Finding myself pretty well smitten with that little white Casper bunny of yours. My goodness, what a sweet face. :)

Rain said...

Beautiful pics and wonderful life we are so fortunate to have-once we get out from under the covers! Peggy you have longer summers and hotter then we do-seems like it just started! I do love autumn though-just not yet!! When I count my blessings now I thank God for you and reminding me to count them EVERY day!!

carolina nana said...

WONDERFUL POST AND I HAVE BEEN IN THE SAME PLACE MANY MORNINGS AND AM ALSO AMAZED AT HOW GOD SHOWS US THE MIRACLES OF HIS CREATIONS TO KEEP US CRAWLING OUT OF THAT WARM BED EVERY MORNING !!
BLESSINGS TO YOU

goatpod2 said...

Nice pictures and good post! My Mom's nickname was Henny Penny when she taught school since her maiden name is Henning.

Blessings,

Amy

PEA said...

I'm loving the cooler nights and mornings here as well and like you, sometimes wish I could stay in bed but then I think of everything that has to be done...and then I turn around and go right back to sleep!!! hehe At least I don't have animals waiting to be fed:-) I can well imagine how every so often you wish you could sleep in but then I know how much you love those animals and would do anything for them:-) After seeing all those loving faces looking at you, I would be happy as well that I did get up!! Love you sis. xoxo

Anonymous said...

Amen! Peggy. I so agree.

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

Anonymous said...

The photo of Andy showing off is my favorite! Hope you have a nice weekend Peggy.
M. Lane

Mary said...

Peggy, you make that all look so fun! When really I know it must be terribly hard work.

I am glad you are doing well!

:)

Tossing Pebbles in the Stream said...

All your animals are delightful. They must raise your spirits every day.